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TimeBanking News for 2/15/2013

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“I care about the BACE Timebank!” Retreat and Potluck

bace mixer nov 09 pic 2For BACE’s first retreat of 2013, we’ll be looking to better structure ourselves, deepen our roots, and take some long looks at what the next steps are for the BACE Timebank.

You don’t need to have any background in activism, organizing, fund-raising, etc… just a love for the Timebank and what it represents.

Some topics we’ll be discussing:

What are our long-term and short-term goals?
How can we best serve the needs of our surrounding communities?
What are our financial priorities?
How can we break out into regional groups like North Bay, East Bay, South Bay, and SF, to better engage people locally?

For more information, and to RSVP, click here.


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Our next POSSE Party! (Potluck Orientation Skill-Share Event)

Bay Area Community Exchange
(BACE) Timebank


Monthly POSSE Parties
(Potluck Orientation Skill-Share Event)

Date: Thursday, August 23rd, 4-8pm.

Location: The Happiness Institute,
1720 Market St, San Francisco
(across from Flax Art store @ Valencia & Market)

Cost: Free!!  This is a community event!


Learn something new and make face-to-face connections with other Timebank members.
We’ll be including:

A Potluck:
Bring something yummy to eat or drink to share.

Come early, learn the ropes and ask any burning questions about the BACE Timebank (informal).

Gift Circles:
Share information and resources during this informal, community-building exercise.

Short, informal demos for your information and pleasure. (yoga, community-building workshops, for example)

Earn Timebank hours for volunteering!

It’s a zero waste event, so bring your own cups, plates, utensils, if possible.

Kids Welcome!

RSVP at or contact Rick Simon at for more information.


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