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Reminder: 2017 May Term Thailand Fundraiser Dinner

This dinner and silent auction is provided by the students of the 2017 Westminster College May Term Study Experience to Thailand, providing needed funds for service projects with schools in Northern Thailand. Come enjoy a wonderful Thai meal, bid on a wide assortment of silent auction items, and learn more about the trip and the work we have done.

The dinner will be held on Friday, April 7th, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Westminster On The Draw, located at 2120 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84106. Please park in the parking structure next to the Chevron Station off of 1300 East, just south of 2100 South, and follow the signs.

Tickets are $25 per person in advance, $15 for students. To purchase tickets online, please follow this link:

2017 May Term Thailand Fundraiser Dinner

May Term Thailand Fundraisers

An important aspect of this trip (as well as any global development/service trip) is fundraising. The ability to raise funds for your organization, whether it is through events, grant writing, or other ways of raising money, is an important skill that you will need to develop if you want to work for a nonprofit organization. It is also a very important aspect of this trip as well. The funds we raise through our fundraising efforts help fund the projects that we will work on, particularly in the second village of Ban Toong Ting. We will also use some of these funds for donations to the villages where we participate in cultural immersion activities.

It is really important that EVERYONE on the trip participate in the fundraisers. Not only is this part of your grade, it is a great way to bond as a group before we leave. Group dynamics is a critical part of this trip, and time spent together before we leave will set the stage for a successful trip.

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