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Easter Seals' Benefit

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Easter Seals' Benefit

  1. 1. “ Homegrown Expression” For Artists By Artists The ARTS infused with LOVE
  2. 2. Who & What Is enCORE ? <ul><li>Believers in art </li></ul><ul><li>Artists </li></ul><ul><li>Harlingen, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>The voice of the arts </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Arts Source </li></ul>enCORE enCORE’s Branches MUSIC FILM ART FOOD Artist: Jessica McBride
  3. 3. Staff <ul><li>Daniel Wright </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stefania Trimboli </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cuisine Director </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vanessa Alaniz </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Relations Director </li></ul></ul><ul><li>John Justice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Musical Director </li></ul></ul>enCORE Artist: Jessica McBride
  4. 4. Publication Details <ul><li>FREE! </li></ul><ul><li>10,000 copies a month </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed locally & nationwide </li></ul><ul><li>With a world-wide presence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In PDF form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social networks </li></ul></ul>enCORE
  5. 5. Festivals <ul><li>“ Open Air” Festivals </li></ul><ul><li>Quarterly </li></ul><ul><li>“ Rock Field ” (A Street & Jackson) </li></ul><ul><li>4 p.m. – 12 a.m. </li></ul><ul><li>With: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LIVE art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LIVE music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retail vendors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food vendors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artisans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Street musicians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sideshow acts </li></ul></ul>enCORE
  6. 6. Easter seals’ Benefit
  7. 7. Easter Seals <ul><li>Non-profit organization founded in 1919 by Edgar Allen </li></ul><ul><li>Currently 550 sites in the U.S., with about 23,000 staff members total </li></ul><ul><li>Provides services to over a million individuals (and their families) every year with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Autism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developmental disabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical disabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other special needs </li></ul></ul>enCORE
  8. 8. Easter Seals <ul><li>Provides these individuals with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exceptional services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medical rehabilitation, employment and training, children’s services, adult and senior services, and camping and recreation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>so that they can live, work, learn, and play in our communities </li></ul></ul>enCORE
  9. 9. Complete With <ul><li>A fashion show featuring local designers and models </li></ul><ul><li>A silent auction provided by local children and vendors </li></ul><ul><li>A special menu catered by local chefs, bakers, and bartenders </li></ul><ul><li>Acoustic music provided by local bands, mariachis, and a d.j. </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment from a local folklorico company </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry readings from local poets </li></ul><ul><li>A photo booth from a local vendor </li></ul>enCORE
  10. 10. Supporters enCORE Easter Seals of the Rio Grande Valley Children of the Rio Grande Valley Simply Elegant Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum Planned Parenthood of Hidalgo County Harlingen South’s Speech, Drama, and Debate Team Dr. Ricardo A. Alaniz Beyond Gallery 218 Idea College Prep Fine Arts Program Gloria G. Canales’ Folklorico Company Lifeline Heart of Worship enCORE Cultural Arts Source Sylvia’s & Uniques H.C.I.S.D. Cosmetology School Desiree’s Spa & Massage La Playa Local Models Ms. Rio Grande Valley, Ylianna Guerra Local Designers Sugar Sugar Boutique Calesa New Life Birth & Wellness Center Yo La La Yogurt Local Acoustic Bands Texas Culinary Association Garabato’s Grill Alhambra Local Poets Quelle Boutique Lolo’s Smart Cuisine Casablanca Conference Center Cossey’s Creations
  11. 11. … and MORE daily!
  12. 12. Where <ul><li>Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum </li></ul>enCORE Artist: Ben Varela Artist: Jessica McBride
  13. 13. <ul><li>On November 5 th from 7:00 p.m. to midnight? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Why? <ul><li>To </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefit the children of the Easter Seals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give a VOICE to local children, artists, models, vendors, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make Harlingen a destination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unite our community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Express ourselves collectively for a GOOD cause </li></ul></ul>enCORE
  15. 15. How? <ul><li>Forming a committee </li></ul><ul><li>Delegating authority </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline of deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent meetings where all contributors are present </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Practice runs </li></ul>enCORE Simply Elegant
  16. 16. Funding <ul><li>Donations and sponsorships </li></ul><ul><li>Advertisements </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Invitations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flyers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Banners </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social networks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public service announcements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>enCORE festivals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>enCORE Cultural Arts Source </li></ul></ul></ul>enCORE Artist: Jessica McBride
  17. 17. Ideas? <ul><li>Theme </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline of deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>Other supporters </li></ul><ul><li>Rules & regulations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Of all vendors involved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Of the city </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other logistics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entry fee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expectations </li></ul></ul>enCORE
  18. 18. Contact Info <ul><li>Daniel Wright </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>956.367.1049 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Stefania Trimboli </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>956.245.6892 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Vanessa Alaniz </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>512.573.2010 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>John Justice </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>956.244.2160 </li></ul></ul></ul>enCORE
  19. 19. T h a n k Y o u ! enCORE
  20. 20. <ul><li>“ Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. ” </li></ul>enCORE Margaret Meade

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