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How You Can Help

Big things are happening at GROWS! Grab this chance to become involved in our exciting advocacy, education and networking activities. Make your GROWS' membership work for you and for the seniors in Montgomery County! How? By serving on a committee or by becoming a member or donor. However you help, you or your organization will be clearly thanked and recognized to the GROWS membership and many others.

Don't sit on the sidelines. GROWS' committees and task forces are working hard to educate the community including public policymakers, and to create services to help seniors and caregivers. Committees and task forces are essential to GROWS ' grass root success. They are an excellent way to meet others who care about seniors. No matter what your skills are or how much time you have there is an important role for you with GROWS. There also are many ways to help through financial contributions.

Below is a list of GROWS committees. Take a look. Please let us know how you can help and your area of interest by completing the response form on the last page and mail it to GROWS, 11215 Seven Locks Road-A, Potomac, MD 20854.

On behalf of GROWS, thank you in advance for your help. It is through our collective efforts that we will make Montgomery County a place where all seniors, especially the frail, have the dignity, opportunities and independence we all seek and deserve.

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Committee and Task Force Opportunities

Committee or Task Force Description Time commitment
Public Awareness Campaign to Access Services Identified as a major priority in the 2000 Needs Study and at Board Retreat - Goal is to develop a public awareness campaign to make locating and accessing senior services less confusing to the senior and the general public 1-2 hour meetings monthly or bi-monthly until done
Public Concerns Committee Develops public advocacy positions and objectives - agenda and strategies and advocates to government agencies on issues, funding and program development 1-2 hour meetings monthly or bi-monthly
Membership Committee Develops and implements strategies for recruitment and retention of GROWS members 1-1.5 hour meeting monthly or bi-monthly
Program Committee Plans and implements specific major events and programs for GROWS: monthly Senior Network meetings, and GROWS Annual Meeting 1.5 hour meeting monthly
Nominations Committee Develops a slate of candidates to serve on the GROWS Board of Directors and as officers 1-1.5 hour meetings 3-4 times per year
Development Committee Develops and implements fundraising activities to fund GROWS programs and initiatives to help seniors 1-1.5 hour meeting monthly
Communications Committee Promotes and publicizes GROWS to public, media, assists in Grapevine newsletter  
Networking Extravaganza
Plans Networking Extravaganza - major fundraising and networking event 1-1.5 hour meeting monthly from June- Sept
Board of Directors Establishes policy and programs, provides overall oversight of programs and operations of GROWS 2-2.5 hours meetings monthly, serve or lead committee or initiative

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