GC’s Local Shopping Trip

October 22nd, 2014

Need groceries? GC provides BG Shopping Trips every Saturday! (except when we take a trip to the Int’l Markets in Toledo and during BGSU breaks) Our next one is scheduled for Saturday, 10/25, from 10:30 am — 12:00 pm. GC Volunteers will take you to any store in Bowling Green. Email Mallory by 12:00 pm on Friday to sign up.1459836_10152660038855400_1517880351_n

GC’s World Food & Fun Night

October 13th, 2014
Global Connections’ Fall World Food & Fun Night
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Join us for an evening of fun and food from a variety of cultures, fun connections between Internationals & Americans, and fun entertainment!

Bring a dish of food (already prepared and enough for 5–6 people) from your culture for the potluck.

Saturday, October 18, 2014
6:00 — 9:00 
@ St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (315 S College Dr.)

Click on the links below to sign up to bring food and/or volunteer:
Email us at info@globalconnectionsbg.org for directions. For a ride, meet in front of ISS, south end of University Hall in Faculty Parking Lot A. Rides will be available from 5:45–6:30 pm and after the event.

This is a child friendly event. Bring your family!

Support GC Through GoodSearch

October 6th, 2014

GC is a part of Goodsearch.com as a way for the local community both in Bowling Green and beyond to help raise funds.UseGoodsearch.com to search the Internet, just as you would use Yahoo or Google, and they will donate a penny per search to Global Connections. Simply click on this link: GoodSearch, sign-up using your email address, start searching, and benefit Global Connections!

Website Updates

October 3rd, 2014

Please excuse our mess as we update our website. The calendar and Internationals & Volunteers tabs will be working correctly soon! Until then, please refer to our e-newsletter, In Touch with Global Connections, for upcoming events and services. We will still be posting weekly updates here and on our Facebook Fanpage. If you have any questions, please contact Mallory at mjames@globalconnectionsbg.org.

Community Resource Seminar

September 29th, 2014

Internationals and their families are invited to join us for the Community Resource Seminar this Thursday, 10/2, from 1:30 – 3:00 pm at Wood County District Public Library.54 Organizations such as Job and Family Services, the Wood County Health Department, the SAAFE Center, and more will be at there to give information and answer any questions. Email Mallory with questions or to participate.

GC’s Shopping Trip to Franklin Park Mall

September 22nd, 2014

Do you need some warmer clothes for this cooler weather? Join us for GC’s Shopping Trip to Franklin Park Mall on Saturday, 9/27 from 11:00 am — 3:00 pm. Sign up by emailing Mallory by Friday, 9/26 at 12:00 pm.IMG_20140201_144740_940

Community English Class Starts 9/17

September 15th, 2014

All non-native English speakers are welcomed to join us for a free English class taught by quality and qualified teachers. All students will be assessed and placed in the appropriate class level for their individual English proficiency. Textbooks are $18; financial help is provided if needed. Free childcare is offered. No registration is necessary.

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Day of the Week: Wednesdays (September 17, 2014—May 6, 2015)
Time: 9:30—11:30 am
Location: Bowling Green Alliance Church
1161 Napoleon Road
(just east of Klotz Gardens)

Support GC by Shopping at Amazon Smile

September 8th, 2014

1383088192000-AmazonSmileAmazon Smile is a way to financially support Global Connections. Amazon will now donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases when you shop at AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com). Simply click on this link to register and add Global Connections as your non-profit of choice: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-0270609

GC at Campus Fest

September 2nd, 2014

Come see us at BGSU’s Campus Fest on Thursday, 9/4! 1234154_10152527827940400_575262979_nCampus Fest is an opportunity for BGSU students to check out different campus organizations, local non-profits, hair salons, restaurants, church groups, etc. This event takes place in University Lawn, just outside of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union from 11:00 am — 3:00 pm. If you would like to volunteer at the GC table for all or part of the time, please contact Mallory at mjames@globalconnectionsbg.org.

Barn Dance – 8/30

August 25th, 2014

Global Connections’ Annual Barn Dance is this Saturday, 8/30 from 5:00–9:00 pm at the Davis’ Home (13421 Klopfenstein Rd). Join us for an evening of line and square dancing, eating, boating, horseshoes, volleyball, soccer, yard games, a bonfire & making s’mores and great fun!

We could still use a few more volunteers for this, as well as several food donations. If you can help in any way, please contact Mallory at mjames@globalconnectionsbg.org.

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Rides will be provided from ISS (University Hall, Parking Lot A) from 4:45–5:45 pm and back to ISS. Or you may contact Mallory for directions.