Nonprofit Resource Network News

By Robin Loving

The Nonprofit Resource Network connects and informs nonprofits, benefactors, consultants, and volunteers. Send your news about these four important groups in San Miguel to Robin@RobinLoving.com by the end of the month and watch this space in the following month for the latest opportunities to strengthen our community!

Benefactor News

San Miguel Community Foundation Invites Grant Applications

Guidelines are at sanmiguelcommunityfoundation.org. Proposals must be submitted in English. Six copies are required. Deadline is October 15, 2016.

Consultant News

If you provide services to nonprofits, announce that here by contacting Robin@RobinLoving.com.

Nonprofit News

Amigos de la Presa Schedule of Paddling Events

Wednesday, May 25, 9:30am

Thursday, May 26, 10am–Long Distance

Sunday, May 29, 9:30am–Two Churches

For more information and reservations, contact kayakingplussma@gmail.com and see www.amigosdelapresa.org.

Camino de la Paz, Rotary Plans First Latin American Peace Education Conference

October 11–15, 2016

20th Anniversary Tour of the Peace Pals Art Exhibit

First Spanish Youth Peace Webcast in Mexico

Dedication of a Peace Pole

Initiation of a peace certification program in schools

For more information, contact Tom Schneider at toms12@gmail.com.

Casita Linda Plans Spirit of Hope Gala

An Evening in the French Park

Dinner, Dancing, Open Bar, Surprises

October 8, 2016

For more information, contact info@casitalinda.org.

Guanajuato International Film Festival Slated: Adopt a Filmmaker!

Adopt a Filmmaker

July 22–26, 2016

To offer accommodations, contact adopt@guanajuatofilmfestival.com or call 152 7264, ext.19.

SPA Seeking Donations, Sponsors; Selling Art, Memberships

For more information on donating, sponsoring, or becoming a member, contact info@spasanmiguel.org and see www.spasanmiguel.org. To see and purchase Tory Bel-Jon’s Art, go to Calzada de la Estacion 149.

Volunteer News

Camino de la Paz Seeks Volunteers for Peace Day Events September 21, 2016

Organizers are seeking advisors and high school and university students to help plan and make presentations on water quality/shortages. For more information, contact Tom Schneider at toms12@gmail.com.

Jóvenes Adelante Seeks Volunteers in Admin, Finance, PR Marketing, Student Programs

Join a vibrant team of professionals facilitating university education for San Miguel’s honor students who seek to break the cycles of poverty into which they have been born. For more information, contact Robin Loving at 152 3709 in SMA, 925 476 8117 (Vonage), or robin@robinloving.com.

Lifelong Learning Seeks Coordinators and Assistants for Large Classes

Coordinators sign people in, troubleshoot in case of unforeseen issues, and generally assist with administration. In exchange, they get free tuition for that course. Courses needing coordinators and/or assistants include:

The Scopes (Monkey) Trial

Thu, July 7, 10am–3pm, including lunch

410 pesos

Tudor Women Plus One

Jul 12, 14, 19, 2016, 1–4pm, including social hour

410 pesos

Russian Tsars: Their Loves, Obsessions, and Power

Aug 6, 2016, 10am–3pm, including lunch

410 pesos

Phenomenology and Epistemology: How We See the World We Want to See

Aug 15, 17, 2016, 1–4pm, including social hour

350 pesos

Big History: Exploring the History of Everything

Oct 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 2016, 1–4pm, including social hour

640 pesos

Gregorian Chant and the Development of Modern Musical Notation

Oct 19, 21, 2016, 1–4pm, including social hour 350 pesos

Day of the Dead, Halloween, and Samhain: When the Dead Come Home

Fri, Oct 28, 2016, 10am–3pm, including lunch

410 pesos

Investing 101: The Basics of Investing for Security, Growth, and Income

Thu, Nov 3, 2016, 10am–3pm, including lunch

410 pesos

Who Is Doing What to American Public Schools, and Why

Nov 4, 9, 11, 2016, 1–4pm, including social hour

410 pesos

Pre-Hispanic San Miguel in the Context of Ancient Mexico and Mesoamerica

Nov 7, 14, 2016, 1–4pm, including social hour

350 pesos

For the Love of Coffee and Chocolate

Nov 17, 2016, 1–3, including lunch

410 pesos

Sixty Years of Gay Theater in America

Dec 5, 7, 12, 14, 2016, 1–4pm, including social hour

525 pesos

Harlem Renaissance: The Jazz Age Comes to Harlem

Dec 6, 8, 12, 15, 2016, 1–4pm, including social hour

525 pesos

Apology and Forgiveness: From the Personal to the Political

Jan 4, 6, 11, 13, 2017, 1–4pm, including social hour

525 pesos

Demystifying Poetry

Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, 2017, 1–4pm, including social hour

525 pesos

Unconscious Bias: Becoming Aware of What We Really Believe

Jan 17, 19, 24, 26, 2017,1–4pm, including social hour

525 pesos

History of Western Architecture from Prehistoric to Modern Times

Feb 7, 9, 14, 2017, 1–4pm, including social hour

410 pesos

Introduction to This Month’s Opera

Feb 8, 2017, 10am–3pm, including lunch

410 pesos

Great Trials that Changed the Course of History

Feb 10, 21, 23, 24, 2017, 1–4pm, including social hour

525 pesos

Getting Acquainted with Our Beautiful Universe

Feb 13, 20, 27, 2017, 1–4pm, including social hour

410 pesos

Two Tragedies by Sophocles: Oedipus the King and Antigone the Rebel

Mar 2, 6, 9, 13, 2017, 1–4pm, including social hour

525 pesos

Physics for Poets: And You Thought Science Was Not Your Thing?

Mar 8, 10, 15, 17, 2017

525 pesos

The Myth of the Returning Hero in Homer’s Odyssey

Mar 14, 16, 21, 23, 2017, 1–4pm, including social hour

525 pesos

To volunteer, contact Max Neufeld at genneuf@aol.com.

ProMusica Seeks Cocktail/Supper Hosts

Receive free concert tickets and a US tax deduction for hosting between October 2016 and March 2017. For more information, contact promusicanews@gmail.com.

Rural Education Institute Seeks Housing for Graduate Interns September–December

For more information, contact ruraled1@gmail.com.

SPA Seeks Volunteers

Monday–Saturday, 11am–2pm

For more information, contact info@spasanmiguel.org.

 

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