Sunday, February 1, 2009

February 2009 Newsletter - Valentine's Edition

Welcome to the first newsletter at Crafting for Animals (CFA)!

I'm glad you made your way over to Artfire and I'm even happier that you've joined our brand new guild centered on our loved ones - animals! We have just formed so please bear with us as we continue to grow and shape our guild.

Our New Members!
Please welcome Kibbles, petsinglass, Unique_Garden, TheJewelryCat, LolaLynn, BudandLucysKids, Angeljimbo, bagsandmorebypam, BAKidagain, SpoiledBratzwear, DesignsByTracy, sewstitchedup, Recupefashion, BrandlNiche, outofthepinksky, tantalizingstitches

Show love to your loved ones by giving a gift of love!

***Enter the Its Meow or Never Valentine's Day Contest.
***Send a Valentine to a furry one waiting for a new home.
***Attend a wine tasting and silent auction.
***Take your human friend out on a date by volunteering together at an animal shelter (see step 4).
***Volunteer to help out an adoption event.
***Check out other ideas to celebrate Valentine's Day.

Please join us with our new CFA activities!

January contribution reporting time!
By reporting your contributions (monies and volunteer time) we can show our Guild's growth and strength. You name will not be revealed. More information is available here.

Follow our blog!
We have a new blog at - You can follow us with your blogger account.

Be a featured member on our blog!
Pam / bagsandmorebypam is hosting the featured member column. She aims to feature a new member every other week. If you're interested in being featured, please let her know! Also, help her out by timely responding to her requests for information.

Join our flickr group and add your images to our flickr pool!
Cathy / sewstitchedup administers our flickr account and flickr group! Add CFA as a contact and join our flickr group.

Volunteers needed!
***We want to do more but we need your help to do it. Contact me if you're interested.
***Invite your friends to join CFA.
***Boost our forum thread to the top so people notice our guild.
***Help tally contributions.
***Administer our blog - become a blog mommy.
***Contribute an article or host a column in our blog.
***Help us get our guild shop up and running.

Are we missing anything?
Of course! We just started. So, if you have any ideas and suggestions, please send it to me! Better yet, offer to start the project :)

Thanks again and happy Valentine's Day!


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