Community Service Day
At the last LavaCon GNO PMI Professional Development Summit, conference attendees volunteered with Habitat for Humanity to help rebuild homes in the Ninth Ward section of New Orleans that were destroyed during hurricane Katrina.
The participants had a blast! Who knew community service could be so fun?
Participants had so much fun and had such a rewarding experience in 2007 that we decided to make the community service day an annual event.
LavaCon was held in Honolulu in 2008, so we did a "Splash for Trash!" beach cleanup day with
University of Hawaii’s
STUDY: LOUISIANA TOP DESTINATION FOR VOLUNTEERS
Louisiana is one of the top ten destinations nationwide for voluntourists, according to a study released by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
We are planning to do another community service day on Saturday
October 24, 2009.
Details are still being planned, but reserve the date, pack your sunscreen, and watch the conference eNews list for more information!
LavaCon is looking for corporate sponsors to underwrite the community service day. Any funds remaining after volunteer food and transportation costs have been covered will be donated directly to the above organization.
If your company would like to make a tax-deductible donation, please contact Jack Molisani at
866-302-5774, ext 201.
To Sign Up
If you plan on attending the community service day, please email Jack Molisani firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know. We will be in touch once we get more concrete details a few weekor so before the event.