Second Annual LKHZ Bryn Mawr Yoga Event

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Come out on September 28th at 5:00 PM in the Cloisters for an outdoor yoga class to enjoy the weather as we transition into fall. The class is “Donate What You Can, Leave With a Lifted Heart.” Class is taught by BMC Alum Alexandra Seits ’16.
Rain location is New Dorm Second Common Room!

This is the second time LKHZ has hosted a yoga event on Bryn Mawr’s Campus and the 4th Yoga event ever through LKHZ.
Yoga is an influential aspect of Central American culture, and as we raise awareness for human rights in Central America, we want to embrace positivity and spread the word. Yoga in Central America is not a common association, but through the past twenty years has grown more common and has been adopted for a variety of uses. In addition to yoga bringing in tourism money to provide jobs and resources to local people, yoga has powerful effects in other contexts. Schools, orphanages, and shelters are implementing yoga as an option for students and those facing troubles to relieve troubles, balance energy, and brighten outlooks. Also, free yoga classes are common for Honduran children looking for relief from internal conflicts such as the drug wars. In situations where workers are kept in uncomfortable positions for long periods of time, such as Salvadoran coffee sorters, yoga has been a small step in the fight for better worker’s rights to provide a healthy and positive break from the work. Yoga is an activity in Central America that promotes positivity, peace, and harmony.

Support Little Known Help Zone by visiting us when we table 11:30-3:30 on Thursday in the Campus Center and 5-7 Monday in Erdman selling raffle tickets to win a $25 gift card to Mom’s Organic Market! Tickets are 1/$1, 6/$5, 15/$10. All money will go to human rights causes in Central America.

The event will have healthy snacks, the hour long yoga class, and the raffle drawing!

Event sponsored by BMC SGA.

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Etsy Shop- Wax Melts

The newest item to be listed in the Etsy shop is wax melts made for a candle wax tart warmer. These melts come in a 6 pack for $5, and are lime scented. Made with soy wax and organic coconut oil, these tarts are great for your wax melter in a dorm or apartment and are fragrant and fresh.

They are packaged in individual cupcake cups for each use, and currently only come in the lime scent. If popular, more scents will come soon!

https://www.etsy.com/listing/455382614/lime-wax-melts-candle-wax-melter-allil_570xN.1016361984_23hw

Garden Stakes- Etsy Find

Check out the newest Etsy Listing on the LKHZ shop, Clay Garden Stakes. These stakes come in a variety of herbs, and can be custom made if you have others you would like. They are white and hand formed/stamped. A pack of 3 is $9, and the money all goes to support Little Known Help Zone.

Selection is as follows:
Chives
Basil
Parsley
Thyme
Oregano
Sage
Rosemary
Mint
Dill
Cilantro

https://www.etsy.com/listing/281479150/white-clay-stamped-garden-stakes-herbs-3?ref=shop_home_active_1

 

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Check out these stakes today to support up and coming projects with Little Known Help Zone!

Gunmetal and Aventurine Bracelet

Perfect for summer, the newest piece of jewelry in the Etsy shop is a one of a kind piece you’ll want to get your hands on. This gunmetal bracelet is made with the authentic gemstone Aventurine as an accent in the center and closes with a clasp.

All money from this bracelet goes to Little Known Help Zone’s projects. Currently, LKHZ is working to start an after school arts program in gang areas of Honduras as an alternative to joining gangs. Support today!

Buy Here:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/280560312/gunmetal-chain-and-orange-aventurine?ref=shop_home_active_3

 

Bryn Mawr Yoga Event

On Tuesday, April 19th, Bryn Mawr’s Little Known Help Zone hosted a yoga class out doors to raise awareness about the club and positive cultural elements in Central America.

This was coupled with a promotional Yoga Ball Chair raffle, which raised $80 for Little Known Help Zone causes.

The class was a success, with 14 people arriving and destressing with yoga. It was a beautiful class, thanks to the teaching of Alexandra Seitz. This event will be an annual event run by LKHZ and hopefully grow each year.

Check out the pictures below!

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PETE&C Keynote 2016

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On February 24th, 2016, founder Makenna Lenover gave a closing keynote at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Exhibit and Conference to academic personnel from all over the state of Pennsylvania. The speech was titled “What do you want to DO? Evoking passion in learning and inspiring students” and the description is as follows.

The center of the presentation is evoking passion in learning using innovation to find the best ways to learn. As a recent high school graduate, Makenna will offer alternatives to a focus on career options by focusing on accomplishing tasks. She will share information about her nonprofit and learning journey and how teachers can inspire students to find their passion and use it to learn, all while making a difference. She will discuss how community service and passion can work together to inspire learning.

The keynote was a big success, and the message truly got across to people attending. Additionally, it was a great experience to gain awareness in for the cause and network for future projects. Most importantly, between speaking and the generosity of conference attendees, Little Known Help Zone raised over $2400 for causes in Central America. After the fundraising season at Bryn Mawr College during the Spring Semester, a comprehensive plan about the funds and where they are going will be released. The response was amazing and beyond what was expected, and LKHZ is incredibly thankful for everyones help.

Thank you for all your support thus far and allowing Little Known Help Zone to grow to new levels.

Little Known Help Zone Bryn Mawr Bake Sale

Looking for some sweet treats to start off your second half of the semester after Spring Break? Look no further than Little Known Help Zone’s Pre Order Bake Sale.

Simply take the flyer from your BMC mailbox, fill out your order, and send it to Box 819 through Campus Mail. Didn’t get a flyer? Email mlenover@brynmawr.edu

Return your orders by March 1st, and get them delivered in your mailbox by March 17th!

Treats include brownies and cookies, who doesn’t love that!