PARTY: TotallyHoco and Totally Toys (& Tips) for Tots

Hello Howard County bloggers and social media enthusiasts,

You’ve heard of Toys for Tots, right? But have you heard of Tips for Tots?

Tips for Tots is an annual tradition The Greene Turtle staff have held for a number of years where on one day, the staff donate 100% of their tips to Toys for Tots. Last year, across The Green Turtle restaurants, over $60,000 was raised. The goal this year is $90,000.

Come out on December 6th for our next HoCoBlogs and TotallyHoco party, 5-7 p.m. at The Greene Turtle. We’ll have, as a thank you for your help and social media support in sharing news of the December 7th Tips for Tots event, light fare and a buffet provided by the restaurant. Each attendee will get a free drink ticket, too.

And if you bring an unwrapped toy for a child, you’ll get a second drink ticket to use that night.

Even if you can’t attend, will you kindly take a few minutes right now and retweet this tweet, or write your own to promote the event.

There may be a few bloggers from nearby communities and cities, so this is a great opportunity for some holiday cheer, mingling and reaching beyond our own county zone.

RSVP Here.

GT Tips for Tots Bloggers Dec 6.jpg

So, please remember …

  1. Our event is December 6th (food, drink, opportunity to bring an unwrapped toy for a kid)
  2. The Tips for Tots event is December 7th. You can come to that, too, of course. Your help to spread the news locally is much appreciated.
  3. An unwrapped toy will get you a second drink ticket.

See you on the 6th!

Jessie Newburn

Your source for better websites, being found online, mobile apps and technical, challenging digital marketing work

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A personal note on social media and individual responsibility:

Regardless of who you voted for in this year’s presidential election, if you are receiving this email or seeing this invitation, I’m going to make a gross generalization and say that you are likely among the social media elite of our country. I believe we all have a choice at this point it ime: to be a part of the “Noise as News” guerrilla warfare or to stand our ground and be a warrior for what we know to be true.

We each and all have responsibility for what we post, share and give attention to. I implore you to think of this not as a moment in time–a duration–but as a fork in the road.

 

Social media graphic to use in promoting the TIPS FOR TOTS event on December 7th.

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#HoCoFood Sunday Social at Noodles & Co in The Mall in Columbia

Calling all #HoCoFood lovers!

Help us spread the word about Howard County’s newest Noodles & Company — coming to the food court at The Mall in Columbia (opening April 25th).

We are inviting #HoCoFood bloggers and social media enthusiasts to try us out before we we open, with an invitation-only SNEAK PREVIEW Sunday Social on SUNDAY, APRIL 24TH featuring FREE lunch (includes any entrée and a drink). Check out our globally-inspired menu at http://www.noodles.com to start thinking about what sounds good.

Families and #futurefoodies welcome! RSVP is required (See link below.EVENT CODE: HoCoFood) and only a limited number of spots are available. For faster check-in, please make sure to bring your registration confirmation when you attend.

Guests are encouraged to share their #HoCoFood comments and photos with @noodlescompany on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or post a review to Yelp, Google, and http://www.noodlescustform.com

See you soon and thank you for helping us welcome our newest restaurant to Howard County!

Register here – You MUST RSVP!

And for the love of all that is respectful to business owners, SHOW UP if you RSVP! Taking a spot that someone else could use (and enjoy!) is not, imo, the best cause for creating an effect. 🙂

Jessie

PS – Check out TotallyHoCo.com for hundreds of upcoming local events. And add your own local events, too! It’s free, easy and DIY to post events.

PPS – Know any other restaurants that would like to host a hocoblogs party for hoco bloggers, readers and social media enthusiasts? Contact jessie@hocoblogs.com for details.

See you Sunday!