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Old 10-22-2008, 08:53 PM   #1
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Need ideas for Favors for Volunteer Dinner!

Hi friends! I'm hoping you can shot some ideas out for party favors/ table decor for a volunteer appreciation dinner I'm planning for about 75. I work for a non profit that relies heavily on volunteers and this is a dinner in appreciation of their service. I'd like to have an item on the table that will serve as a small decoration as well as a take home trinket.

This isn't so formal that we'll be using name cards, so that's not an option. Something small and inexpensive. Ideas might include a simple ornament (I can paint and I'm good with paper crafts), a simple tile, trivet, etc.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions! I figure some of you have attended girl scout leader, pta, etc appreciation things and might have some small inexpensive ideas to share!
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I'm thinking something for their drinks...maybe a simple quilted coaster made from a seasonal fabric (there are tons of tutorials on the net). Check Martha Stewart's website for some really cute cork coasters. Or how about a cozie for their coffe cup or a sleeve of some sort for a glass, they can be sewn up pretty quickly.
It's so nice of you to recognize your volunteers!
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Old 10-23-2008, 05:19 AM   #3
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Thank you for your response! I'll take a look at some of those on the web. Any other great ideas? Thanks!
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Old 10-23-2008, 05:24 AM   #4
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A small potted plant or flower might be nice
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Old 10-23-2008, 06:33 AM   #5
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What about something like this?
http://www.wildflowerworld.com/thank...category_id=8&
or this
http://www.botanicalpaperworks.com/p...Flat+Card/242/
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Old 10-23-2008, 06:57 AM   #6
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love Zachs Mommies idea
You could write, You volunteers make _______ _______ really blossom!! Thanks!!
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