Saturday, April 12, 2014

Crops of Luv 2014 Calendar of Upcoming Events



Mark your calendars to insure you don't miss out on these FUN upcoming Crops of Luv events:
MONTHLY:  There will be a regularly scheduled crop  on the second Wednesday of each month [EXCEPT for MARCH; no crop in MARCH] from 9 am to 5 pm. The location for these crops is: Kelly Hammonds home at 2124 E Kerry Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85024 (Just north of Union Hills - West of Cave Creek Rd).  Point of contact for these crops will be Julie Lucian ( jlucian@cox.net)  Looking forward to meeting lots of new scrappers and completing lots of books for our recipient families! 


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If you are interested in participating in any of the above events, please contact us at 480-634-7763.
ADDRESSES OF REGULARLY SCHEDULED EVENTS:


·         Crops of Luv Studio 11424 S Pawnee Circle 85044


·         Arizona Community Church 9325 S. Rural, Tempe 85284


·         Pantano Christian Church 1755 S Houghton Rd, Tucson Az 85748

·        Kelly Hammond's home at 2124 E. Kerry Lane, Phoenix, AZ 86024 (just north of Union Hilles; west of Cave Creek Road)

ON-GOING CROPPING:  If you would like to get a small group (up to eight people) together to work on a book here at our studio, please let us know.  We would love to have you and can always use the extra help.  Just give us a call to make sure we have space available (480-634-7763)


Registration Opens for 20-22 June Retreat at Loew's Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson ($50 due at registration; balance of $50 due by 1 May)


APRIL:
Wednesday, 16 April: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Saturday, 19 AprilWork Day at COL Studio from 10 am to 6 pm


Wednesday, 23 April: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Saturday, 26 April:  Word of Life Church (Surprize, AZ) Embellishment Creation Event

Wednesday, 30 April: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

MAY:
Thursday, 1 May: Any $50 unpaid balances due for 20-22 June Retreat in Tucson.

Saturday, 10 May:  Volunteer Appreciaton Crop at Arizona Community Church, 9 am to7 pm

Wednesday, 14 May: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Saturday, 17 May:  McCarthy Heart Hats Employees ONLY Crop from 10 am to 6 pm


Wednesday, 21 May: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Wednesday, 28 May: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

30 and 31 May:  Creating Keepsakes Convention in Phoenix, AZ

JUNE:
Wednesday, 4 June: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Wednesday, 11 June: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio


Saturday, 14 June:  Work Day at COL Studio from 10 am to 6 pm


Wednesday, 18 June: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

20 through 22 June: Tucson Retreat at Loew's Ventana Canyon Resort ($100 plus cost of your hotel).  Registration for the Retreat opens in February with a $50 deposit; remaining $50 due by 1 May.

Wednesday,25 June: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

JULY:
Wednesday, 2 July: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Wednesday, 9 July: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

11 through 13 July: Scrap Sistaz Retreat at Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale


Wednesday, 16 JulyCrops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio


Wednesday, 23 July: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Saturday, 26 July:  Cricut Crop at Arizona Community Church,  9 am to 7 pm

Wednesday, 30 July: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

AUGUST:
Wednesday, 6 August: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Saturday, 9 August:
Ontario, CA (time and location TBA)

Wednesday, 13 August: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio


Wednesday, 20 AugustCrops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio


Saturday, 23 August: Pantano Church Cricut Crop from 9 am to 5 pm

Wednesday, 27 August: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

29 August through 1 September: Sedona Retreat (2 September optional for additional charge)

SEPTEMBER:
Monday, 1 September:  Last day of Tucson Retreat (unless you paid extra for 2 September)

Wednesday, 3 September: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Saturday, 6 September:  Work Day at COL Studio from 10 am to 6 pm

Wednesday, 10 SeptemberCrops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Saturday, 13 September:  Work Day at COL Studio from 10 am to 6 pm

Wednesday, 17 September: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

19 through 21 September:  Quick Quotes Crop in Palm Springs, CA

Wednesday, 24 September: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Monday, 29 September:  Crop at Arizona Community Church from 9 am to 7 pm


 
OCTOBER:
Wednesday, 1 October: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

3 through 4 October: Scrapbook Expo in Mesa, AZ

Wednesday, 8 October: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

11 through 12 OctoberScrapbook Expo in Ontario, CA

Wednesday, 15 OctoberCrops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

19 or  25 October: Pantano Church Crop (TBA) or Yard Sale Prep from 10 am to 6 pm

Wednesday, 29 October: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio
 


NOVEMBER:
Saturday, 1 November:  Yard Sale at COL Studio from 7 am to Noon

Wednesday, 5 November: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Wednesday, 12 November: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Saturday, 15 November:  Crop at Arizona Community Church from 9 am to 7 pm

Wednesday, 19 NovemberCrops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Wednesday, 26 November: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

DECEMBER:
Wednesday, 3 December: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Saturday, 6 December: Croppin' Christmas Party at Arizona Community Church, 9am-7pm

[14 December through 2 January--Volunteer break; limited COL staff available]

Wednesday, 17 December: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Wednesday, 24 DecemberCrops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio

Wednesday, 31 December: Crops of Luv volunteer prep time, 3:00-9:00 pm at the COL Studio


Monday, February 3, 2014

HELP! COL Needs Embellishments!

Jody and Lisa have put out an SOS call for embellishments!  Any of you volunteers out there that can help,  COL needs every type of embellishment, title, etc.  Even if each of us only does a few, that's all gonna add up to a lot.  Let's get busy!  Thanx!

COL at CHA

Be sure to check out the COL website and facebook page to see the amazing pictures of Jody, Roberta, and Lisa at CHA this year.  Some great new products and ideas out there!

Monday, January 20, 2014

NEW COL SPONSORS & COL SPONSOR APPRECIATION!

Crops of Luv is proud to welcome the following NEW Sponsors to the Crops of Luv family:
Fiskars
@Dress It Up *Buttons
 Ruby Rock-It
Paper Wizard Scrapbook Company
Bella Blvd

AND we would like to thank the following sponsors for their continued support:
Bazzill Basics Paper
Bottle Cap Inc.
Earth Art International
Best Creation Inc.;
Purple Cows
Scrapbook Adhesives BY 3L
Quick Quotes Scrapbook Company
Cricut - The Official Page!
We R Memory Keepers
Kuretake UK

We know we can't do what we do without support from companies like these. Thank you all for your support for what we do at Crops of Luv!

Saturday, January 4, 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR from CROPS OF LUV!

Wishing everyone a very happy and healthy 2014!  It's going to be a busy year for Crops of Luv and we need all the volunteers we can get.
Don't forget to send in your entry for our upcoming Crops of Luv book.  Send your entries to cropsofluvbookentries@yahoo.com .  We look forward to receiving all your stories.  We want to hear from volunteers, recipient families, sponsors, friends, etc.  Include a picture if possible, especially wish kids with their albums.  Also include your location (city and state or city and country) so we can document how far-reaching Crops of Luv has come.  As always, THANK YOU SO MUCH to all our volunteers and sponsors for your continued AMAZING support.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Welcome to our NEW Sponsor - Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L!

WELCOME ABOARD - SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES BY 3L!!  Crops of Luv is proud to welcome Scrapbook Adhesives BY 3L to the COL family.  They have pledged to sponsor our adhesive needs for the next year. We invite all of our followers to visit their page and join us in thanking them for their generous support and welcome them to the COL familiy.

You can even have a look at all their AWESOME products on their website:
 http://www.scrapbook-adhesives.com/

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Anxiously Awaiting Book Entries!

ATTENTION--REMINDER: to all of our volunteers, COL volunteer staff, recipient families, "wish donor organization" affiliates, and our generous sponsors:  we are anxiously awating all of your personal entries for inclusion in our Crops of Luv fundraiser book.  An e-mail has been set up dedicated to book entries only: ( cropsofluvbookentries@yahoo.com ).  You don't need to worry about grammar, spelling, formatting, etc., just type your entry in an e-mail and send it to this email address.  We want to hear how you first became acquainted with Crops of Luv; why you are affiliated with Crops of Luv; personal anecdotes about your Crops of Luv experience(s); etc.  We hope to receive enough entries to publish a fundraiser book sometime in 2014.... It is a busy time of year with all the holidays approaching, but next time you are catching up on your e-mails, please try to take a few minutes to compose your entry for our book.  We can't wait to hear from everyone!  Thank you all for your continued support of Crops of Luv -- it means the world to us!