Spring Semester 2010<br />AAS Math E.M.P.A.C.T.S. Project<br />Barbara Rademacher, Instructor <br />Julie Ferguson<br />Sa...
Projects like this will reach many people and they will tell others, and those people will share the information with thei...
We plan to gather raw materials  and raise monetary means through fundraising.<br />Placement of  paw-print canisters in v...
And that we did<br />
Homes needed…<br />
Our overall goal is to benefit Homeward Bound K-9’s. Through experience and research we hope to gain a new perspective on ...
In addition to our efforts to benefit Homeward Bound K-9’s we  also worked towards having a positive impact on our communi...
Silent Auction <br />Data Types- Fund Raising Efforts<br />At the Walmart Apparel Layout, a silent auction was held.<br />...
Data<br />
Donations<br />
Donations<br />
NWACC<br />
We  collected needed information via e-mail and personal communication with Stacie Kiggins,President of HWBK9’s<br />We al...
Email<br />Cell phone<br />Flyers<br />Internet<br />Intranet<br />GPS- Google Earth<br />Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Ad...
Wal-Mart ethics and foundation<br />Wal-Mart season brand packing team<br />Wal-Mart pet buyers and pet department<br />Ju...
2/18 Initial Proposal Power Point<br />Visit HWBK-9’s  facility<br />2/25 Go to East Lab<br />Make paw-print donation rece...
Improved communication skills<br />The many aspects of team work<br />Real world application of mathematics<br />Organizat...
We put our best into this project and got amazing outcomes!<br />Outcomes / Results<br />
Crafty paw-print bins were made and distributed to collect raw goods<br />
The flyers were placed on NWACC campus, at Wal-Mart home office, and at the Crescent Hotel and Spa to let the community kn...
Easter Baskets were put together for the silent auction<br />
Julie made awesome Easter bunny cakes for the silent auction<br />
The silent auction was a success!<br />
People were kind and filled the canisters with dog bedding, toys and necessities <br />
A beautiful day to reach out to the community!<br />
Handing over the goods<br />http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-428303?ref=email<br />
I foresee a dog wash for the Good Shepard Animal Shelter in Eureka Springs, AR by the therapist at New Moon Spa<br />I am ...
Wal-Mart ethics and foundation<br />Wal-Mart season brand packing team<br />Wal-Mart pet buyers and pet department<br />Ju...
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  1. 1. Spring Semester 2010<br />AAS Math E.M.P.A.C.T.S. Project<br />Barbara Rademacher, Instructor <br />Julie Ferguson<br />Sara Bough<br />Putting Our Best Paw Forward for Homeward Bound K-9’s<br />
  2. 2. Projects like this will reach many people and they will tell others, and those people will share the information with their children. In the years to come the community will be educated about the need for spaying and neutering pets and how to properly care for them.<br />
  3. 3. We plan to gather raw materials and raise monetary means through fundraising.<br />Placement of paw-print canisters in various places to collect needed materials.<br />Easter basket silent auction.<br />Flyers to get the word out.<br />
  4. 4. And that we did<br />
  5. 5. Homes needed…<br />
  6. 6. Our overall goal is to benefit Homeward Bound K-9’s. Through experience and research we hope to gain a new perspective on pet ownership and spread our knowledge with all we encounter. Academically we want to take the information we learn in class and apply it to do more community projects in the future.<br />
  7. 7. In addition to our efforts to benefit Homeward Bound K-9’s we also worked towards having a positive impact on our community by:<br />Educating local citizens, NWACC students and faculty, and co-workers of the need of donations for groups like HWBK-9’s with flyers<br />Information from www.homewardboundk9s.com to encourage proper treatment of dogs and what each person can do to help.<br />Still looking for a home….<br />
  8. 8. Silent Auction <br />Data Types- Fund Raising Efforts<br />At the Walmart Apparel Layout, a silent auction was held.<br />1- Girl’s Easter Basket-Donated by the Packaging Team= 35.00<br />1- Boy’s Easter Basket-Donated by the Packaging Team= 27.00<br />1- Chocolate Lover’s Basket-Donated by the Packaging Team= 30.00<br />1-Lady’s Basket-Donated by the Packaging Team= 30.00<br />1-Spa Bag=Donated by Crescent Hotel and Spa= 50.00<br />1 Night with Couple massage =Donated by Crescent Hotel and Spa= 250.00<br />1-Lady’s Oil Basket=Private Donation= 27.00<br />2-Bunnie Cakes=Donated by Julie and Sara= 41.00<br />1-donation from a pet lover= 10.00<br />1-donation from a pet lover= 50.00 <br />Complete given to Homeward bound k-9’s = 550.00<br />
  9. 9. Data<br />
  10. 10. Donations<br />
  11. 11. Donations<br />
  12. 12. NWACC<br />
  13. 13. We collected needed information via e-mail and personal communication with Stacie Kiggins,President of HWBK9’s<br />We also collected needed information via e-mail and personal communication with Julie Jarett, Vice President of HWBK9’s<br />Bar charts express the data giving a visible representation on the cost of upkeep for HWBK-9’s.<br />By plotting NWACC , HWBK-9’s(Garfield),<br /> and I-540 exit for Bentonville/Rodgers with Google earth produced directions to HWBK-9’s from a central location<br />Data Collection Methods<br />
  14. 14. Email<br />Cell phone<br />Flyers<br />Internet<br />Intranet<br />GPS- Google Earth<br />Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Indesign<br />Camera<br />The Tools for Our Project<br />
  15. 15. Wal-Mart ethics and foundation<br />Wal-Mart season brand packing team<br />Wal-Mart pet buyers and pet department<br />Julie Jarret ()<br />Stacie Kiggins- homewardboundk9s@yahoo.com<br />New York Dog Food Company<br />Barbara Rademacher, Instructor – brademac@nwacc.edu<br />Melissa Smith, Administrative Secretary Science and Mathematics- msmith@nwacc.edu<br />Marvin Galloway, Dean of Science and Mathematics, Administrative Coordinator for the EAST/EMPACTS Program - mgallowa@nwacc.edu<br />Kimberly Owens –New Moon Spa and Salon 479-253-2879<br />Jack Moyer Crescent Hotel and Spa<br />Contacts<br />
  16. 16. 2/18 Initial Proposal Power Point<br />Visit HWBK-9’s facility<br />2/25 Go to East Lab<br />Make paw-print donation receptacles<br />Make Easter Baskets for silent auction<br />3/4 Learn to apply Google Earth to projects<br />3/18 group work time for project<br />Tentative Time Line<br />
  17. 17. Improved communication skills<br />The many aspects of team work<br />Real world application of mathematics<br />Organizational skills<br />The rewards of lending a hand to the community<br />Skills Gained<br />
  18. 18. We put our best into this project and got amazing outcomes!<br />Outcomes / Results<br />
  19. 19. Crafty paw-print bins were made and distributed to collect raw goods<br />
  20. 20. The flyers were placed on NWACC campus, at Wal-Mart home office, and at the Crescent Hotel and Spa to let the community know of Homeward Bound K’9’s existence and their needs<br />Flyers were made and distributed<br />
  21. 21. Easter Baskets were put together for the silent auction<br />
  22. 22. Julie made awesome Easter bunny cakes for the silent auction<br />
  23. 23. The silent auction was a success!<br />
  24. 24. People were kind and filled the canisters with dog bedding, toys and necessities <br />
  25. 25. A beautiful day to reach out to the community!<br />
  26. 26. Handing over the goods<br />http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-428303?ref=email<br />
  27. 27. I foresee a dog wash for the Good Shepard Animal Shelter in Eureka Springs, AR by the therapist at New Moon Spa<br />I am sure Julie will keep helping those in need by holding silent auctions<br />Moving forward…<br />
  28. 28. Wal-Mart ethics and foundation<br />Wal-Mart season brand packing team<br />Wal-Mart pet buyers and pet department<br />Julie Jarret ()<br />Stacie Kiggins- homewardboundk9s@yahoo.com<br />New York Dog Food Company<br />Barbara Rademacher, Instructor – brademac@nwacc.edu<br />Melissa Smith, Administrative Secretary Science and Mathematics- msmith@nwacc.edu<br />Marvin Galloway, Dean of Science and Mathematics, Administrative Coordinator for the EAST/EMPACTS Program - mgallowa@nwacc.edu<br />Kimberly Owens –New Moon Spa and Salon 479-253-2879<br />Jack Moyer Crescent Hotel and Spa<br />References<br />
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