"Greatness lives on the edge of destruction." ~ Will Smith
We've been BUSY!!!
As you can see from this newsletter - chock full of good news!
month of May brought us to people and places that value the education
and information our Daisy Wheels bring to girls worldwide!
There is something for everyone in this newsletter - including Dads and Grads! - check out the Clout Card
, which donates $10 to GIT for every membership; come to our Bead for Life
party and help lift African women and children out of poverty; and be sure to check out One Meaning's Daisy Drive
Our Girls' Program & Daisy Wheels have rolled into 28 states, Washington, D.C., and 13 countries - and our goal is to be in all 50 states by the end of this year!
We're looking forward to the National Association of School Nurses Conference later this month in Chicago to meet with thousands of school nurses...see you in the Windy City!
Mary Ann Wasil Nilan
Executive Director & Founder,
Breast Cancer Kickin' Survivor & Health Activist
PS - Have you done your BSE today?
~ Upcoming Events ~
June 28 - July 2, 2010
National Association of School Nurses 2010 Conference
October 10, 2010
6th Annual "Pretty In Pink" Brunch & "Women of Strength" Award
October 15, 2010
National "GIT Your Pink On!" Day
New England Association of School Nurses Conference
Proud to be the Keynote Speaker at the New England Association of School Nurses Conference last month in Mystic, CT, 253 School Nurses from all over
New England welcomed me warmly and LOVED our Daisy Wheels! I am pictured here with my friends, Sandi Delack, President of the National Association of School Nurses, and Joan Cagginello, Nursing Director for the City of Milford, CT and Get In Touch Board Member.
See you in Chicago next month, for the National Conference, where thousands of School Nurses will descend upon the Windy City and learn more about GIT!
Here I am with our future...some of the
super-fabuloso girls from Waltersville School, the first GIT school in
Bridgeport, CT (my hometown!) - at the Mother/Daughter Tea they invited
me to speak at last month...HOPE LIVES!
We see DAISIES in your future!Everything's coming up DAISIES at One Meaning Couture, who are donating $5 from each piece purchased from their signature "Daisy Collection" to Get In Touch!
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KUDOS to the Prom Committee at Saint Joseph's High School in Trumbull, CT, who decided to forgo favors and make a $1,000 donation to Get In Touch instead! That's 1,000 Daisy Wheels for 1,000 girls..."changing the world one girl at a time!"
KUDOS to Soroptomist International of Greater Bridgeport, who made a $250 donation to
The Get In Touch Foundation at their Spring Awards Dinner!
KUDOS to Orange/Woodbridge/Bethany, CT Relay For Life, where I was privileged to be
the Survivor Speaker at their 4th Annual Relay!
THANK YOU to the Milford, CT Democrat Town Committee for honoring me with this year's Community Service Award...pictured with me are Lifetime Award honoree Robert Hardiman, Young Democrat Justin Rosen, and Democrat of the Year, CT Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.
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Bead for Life Party
The Get In Touch Foundation and Village Vogue Consignment Boutique are co-hosting
a Bead for Life Party - and you are invited!
Thursday, June 17
Village Vogue Consignment Boutique
163 Broad Street
Bead for Life Party helps Africans leave poverty behind...one bead at a time.
(click any pic to learn more about Bead for Life)
Looking for a special gift for Dad or Grad?
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exclusive discounts through hundreds of Brand Name Stores and local
merchants, and when you join CLOUT, 50% of every $20 annual membership fee goes to Get In Touch!
Sign up today and feel like royalty every time you pull out the
CLOUT card and make a purchase. www.CloutCard.com
GIT your Vineyard
Vines® Daisy Tote here...
a perfect gift for Graduation or Summer Fun!
(click on the pic)
8 "Faves of the Founder" for June...
Girl Named Zippy by Haven Kimmel
Red Tent by Anita Diamant
and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Holy Longing by Ronald Rolheiser
to Wow by Frances Cole Jones
Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb
Woman of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford
Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink
...grab a book and grab some time