TBANS PARENT COMMITTEE 
MONTHLY NEWS

SEPTEMBER 2018
Welcome to the Temple Beth Ami Parent Committee monthly newsletter. It's everything you need to know about parent sponsored fun, at your fingertips. 
THANK YOU
Samantha Friedman of Samantha Friedman, Interior Designs, LLC for sponsoring the Java Cruiser, and providi ng everyone so me much needed caffeine for the first day of school.

Kate Wernick for arranging our Kids Day Out at Homestead Farm. The sun may have not been out, but the smiles were!

Katie Goldberg and Danielle Welsh for planning a fun outing at Butler's Orchard, filled with hayrides, hotdogs, s'mores, and more!!

Rachel Azoff for organizing the Family Sukkot Celebration.

Rachel Azoff and Golda Jeffries for their hard work in putting together our incredible TBANS Discount App. Donate just $20 for a year of amazing savings!! You'll find 50+ vendors and even more to come!! Ready to save? Just click below to get started.
TEACHER APPRECIATION

September Treats
This m onth our fabulous Teacher Appreciation Committe e welcomed our teachers back with a delicious breakfast for all to enjoy!!!
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Click on the following links to find out more about our upcoming events: 

2018-2019 at a Glance - Calendar of Events

FAMILY FUN DAY has been rescheduled.
We will be having an end of the year bash
on Sunday, June 2 from 11-1.

October 1st - 25th - New/gently used coat and socks drive for men, women and children - Collection boxes will be in the temple lobby and Nursery School from Oct 1-25. Benefits the Interfaith Works Clothing Center (adult coats & socks) and students at South Lake E.S. (kids coats & socks).  

October 2nd - 26th - Gift Wrap Fundraiser - Tuesday, October 2nd, please make sure you check your children's tote bags for the fundraising catalog. There are many wonderful items, including Hanukkah gift wrap!!!! People can order from the catalog, or invite out-of-town family and friends to make online orders. Plus, there are some wonderful incentives and prizes!!!! Deadline for orders is Friday October, 26th . Please contact Samantha Friedman at designer.sam@hotmail.com with any questions.

October 2nd - 10th - Notecards Mitzvah Project - Order forms will be coming home in tote bags Tuesday, October 2nd. If you are interested in purchasing notecards with your child's art work, benefiting The Children's Inn at the NIH and the Ronald McDonald House at Fairfax Hospital in Northern Virginia, please turn your order form in by October 10th. They make great holiday gifts!!!

October 4th - Cheeburger Cheeburger Community Night - Join us for dinner at Cheeseburger Cheeburger from 5-8pm. 20% of all proceeds go back to the Parent Committee. Please present your flyer when you eat in, or take out. Click HERE for flyer.

October 24th - Picture Art - Once again every child will have their picture taken during the school day, and proofs will be sent home at a later date with an option to purchase pictures and products. If you would like to bring your non-TBANS children for individual or group pictures before or after school, times will be made available via SignUp Genius in the coming weeks. If you have any questions, please contact Kristin Erdheim at   ktherdheim@yahoo.com , or Tammy Rosner a tarosner@g mail .com .

November (Date TBD) - Pre-Gala Wine & Beer Tasting - More Details to come!

November 9th - Dalet Tot Shabbat Oneg - Details coming soon!

December 13th - Book Fair from 10-12. There will be crafts, treats, books, and of course a sing-along with Cantor Larry at 11:00. More information to come.

December 14th - Gimel Tot Shabbat Oneg - More information to follow.

March 2 - 30th Anniversary Gala - You won't want to miss this amazing event!
We Need Your Help!
As many of you know, TBANS will be celebrating their 30th anniversary this upcoming year. In celebration of our wonderful Nursery School, we will be hosting a 30 th  Anniversary Gala, on Saturday March 2, 2019, which will include a Silent Auction as our major fundraiser of the year. We would love for our auction to be the biggest and best ever and that’s why we’re reaching out to you for your support and assistance! 

The success of our fundraiser depends exclusively on contributions from our community... gift cards, physical merchandise or services, travel/hotel accommodations, sports/entertainment, monetary donations, etc. Please let us know if you, or someone that you know, would be willing to donate or help solicit any of these items. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated! We look forward to celebrating with you on March 2, 2019!!!

If you would like to donate, help, or have any questions, please contact Dani Woo at daniwoo117@gmail.com.
Tag, You're IT! is Back!!!
Please remember to ONLY tag TBANS families' cars!!

Don't forget your pictures. #IveBeenTaggedTBANS
STAY IN TOUCH
  
Parent Committee Meetings
EVERYONE IS WELCOME!!! 
Wednesdays at 7:30
 Venue will be announced prior to each meeting.

Dates of this year's meetings: 
October 17th
November 28th
December 19th
January 16th
February 20th
March 27th
May 15th

TBANS TALK
TBANS_Talk (the Nursery School Listserve) is a private forum for sharing useful information and reminders. Please sign up so you can receive the latest news about Parent Committee events and other happenings in our school community. For TBANS (current and alumni) only. Visit the nursery school's website  HERE and scroll down to the "Nursery School Listserve" heading to enter your email address for admittance. 

FACEBOOK
Look for TBANS on Facebook for updates and news.

EMAIL US

CHECK YOUR CHILD'S BAG
Flyers, forms, and invitations often go home in your child's school bag. Don't forget to take a peak inside!

VISIT US IN THE LOBBY
We table throughout the year...discount cards, shop and eat airbrush sales, photography sign ups, raffles...all sorts of good stuff. Come on in and see what's new!
IDEAS WANTED!
Every Parent Committee program started as an idea from a parent like you.
Have an idea for something new? Let us know!!!


Contact us with any questions at:
Tammy Rosner,  Parent Committee Co-chair 2017-2019
Kristin Erdheim, Parent Committee Co-chair 2018-2020