Monthly Archives: February 2018

Annual Be The Peace Banquet & Silent Auction – Th., March 15, 2018, 6:30-8:30pm

bcmPEACE’s Annual Be The Peace Banquet & Silent Auction will be held Thursday, March 15, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Best Western Premier, 800 E. Park Dr., Harrisburg, PA  17111 (off Union Deposit Rd.).

To buy tickets for this event go to bethepeace2018.eventbrite.com

For FAQs (such as attire, seating, dietary needs) go to bcmpeace.eventbrite.com

To place congratulatory remarks in our program for any of our awardees go to bcmpeace.eventbrite.com  and follow the directions.

To make a donation using your credit card toward the event so that our youth in our Agape-Satyagraha program can attend, please use the “Donate” button at bcmpeace.org and share a comment with your donation.

If you’d rather pay now by check or cash; or pay at the door with check/cash/credit card; then reserve your seat(s) & pay at the door by contacting us at bethepeacenow@gmail.com or 717-525-7565. Also contact us with any special seating requests (each table seats 8).

Any checks should be made payable to “bcmPEACE”. Checks can be mailed or hand delivered to bcmPEACE, 219 Hummel St., Harrisburg, PA 17104 (or you can pay at the event).

We will recognize recent graduates of our Agape-Satyagraha leadership training for youth in nonviolent conflict resolution and social change, utilizing the principles of Gandhi and Dr. King.

We are pleased to welcome as our keynote speaker, Joseph Robinson, Jr., Pres. of the MLK Leadership Development Institute, Exec. Dir. of the South Central Pa. Sickle Cell Council, author of 7 Leadership Imperatives from a Wild Man, active member/past president of the Zeta Theta Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and ordained deacon of The Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Our Special Musical Guest will be Yonda Spradley of The Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

We will recognize outstanding achievements in peacemaking in our community by conferring our Peacemaker Award to Ann Van Dyke (Community Responders Network, ), Maria Hernandez (MILPA-Movement of Immigrant Leaders in PA), Tim Whelan (Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities), and our speaker Joseph Robinson, Jr. (MLK Leadership Development Institute).

We will also be recognizing our Dick Hunn Memorial bcmPEACE Volunteer of the Year, Wanda Santiago.

Visit bcmpeace.org/bethepeace2018 or contact us at 717-525-7565 or bethepeacenow@gmail.com to learn: 1) How to donate a high quality item for our Silent Auction or 2) How you can sponsor our banquet.

 

Zumbo Glow Fitness Party fundraiser for bcmPEACE on Sat 2/24, 6:30-8:30pm

Join bcmPEACE for our Zumbo Glow Fitness Party on Saturday, February 24, 2018, 6:30-8:30pm at Harrisburg First Church of the Brethren, 219 Hummel St., Harrisburg, PA 17104.  Black Lights illuminate glow-in-the-dark clothes and accessories.  We’ll have body paint, glow sticks and necklaces available for free at the event.  They’ll be a cool photo booth with props.  Our Zumba Certified Lead Instructors are Jeff Still and Natausha Bulgrien.  This is a fundraiser so please collect sponsorships and bring them with your personal donation to the event.  Our goal for the event is to raise $5,000.  People can give to to bcmPEACE online in your name via secure Paypal  on this home webpage.  If you plan to attend please help us in our planning by emailing your name to zumbaglownow@gmail.com or leaving a message at 717-461-2951.

Download the Zumba Donations Form to keep track of the donations you collect.

Download the Zumba Poster to share with others via email or on social media.