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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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.
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.
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)
Amazon 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
Come see us at BGSU’s Campus Fest on Thursday, 9/4! Campus 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
GC’s annual Free Food & Furniture event is coming up on Saturday, 8/23 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at GC Partner, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. We are in need of several volunteers, especially those with trucks/trailers, or those without trucks/trailers but are capable of lifting heavy items. We also still need several food donations. If you are able to help in any capacity, please contact Mallory at email@example.com.
Everyone is invited to join us for dinner! All Internationals who have arrived since May 2014 are welcome to participate in the Raffle. All current Internationals are welcome to participate in the Free-for-All at the end.
Dining room tables & chairs
Mattresses (twin, full & queen)
Small kitchen appliances
Rides will not be provided for this event. From ISS/University Hall in Faculty Parking Lot A, go south on S. College (street across from Faculty Parking Lot A). Go down three blocks. The church is on the left-hand side. Go in through the main doors from the parking lot. Rides will be available after as we transport your items to your home.