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End of Summer Soiree - A Volunteer Appreciation Event
Thursday, September 15, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PST
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The WCS End of Summer Soiree is a virtual social event to celebrate our volunteers and recognize their achievements and the positive impact they have made on the organization.

  • Virtual event. Free for everyone!
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Join WCS for The End of Summer Soiree virtual happy hour to celebrate our volunteers! How we spend our time and who we share it with has become more important than ever as we adjust in response to the pandemic, social unrest, the climate crisis, and other world events. We thank you for sharing your time with WCS!
 
The End of Summer Soiree will kick off with a deliciously refreshing summer cocktail, followed by a costume contest and prizes! We’ll hear from our committee leaders and recognize key volunteers and their contributions to WCS. This is a free event.
 
Cocktail/Mocktail

Nothing beats the summer heat like a cold, refreshing cocktail or mocktail! Make your favorite or check out this easy recipe for a mouthwatering Strawberry Mojito.


 
Don’t Worry, Beach Happy - Zoom Costume Contest
 
Come dressed as your dream summer getaway and put up a Zoom background to complete the vacation vibe! Whether your idea of a perfect summertime escape is camping in an Antarctic ice cave or hiking through the jungle in South America, we want to see it. We’re looking forward to seeing your creativity and everyone will vote for their favorite. The winner will receive a prize from WCS!

Summer Soiree Agenda (time in PT)

  • 5:00 - 5:05 Arrival, introductions, and housekeeping
  • 5:05 - 5:20 Cocktail/mocktail, Zoom contest, and prizes
  • 5:20 - 5:50 Committee shoutouts for volunteers
  • 5:50 - 6:00 Closeout

Moderator:

Kirpa Grewal

Business Development & Strategy at Sustainable Brands, WCS Volunteer Manager

Kirpa is a climate reality leader, humanitarian, and speaker committed to sustainability, social, and environmental innovation. Having worked with several organizations whose focuses include sustainability, circular economy, and clean technology, Kirpa aims to shift the economy towards increased sustainable development practices for a greener and more just future. A Bay Area native, she goes on weekly coastal cleanups with her dog, Ziggy, to clear trash from local waterways and bring awareness to the marine litter problem.

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