P.O. Box 2258
Vienna, VA 22183
The Northern Virginia Bead Society is very proud to include in its mission an opportunity to connect members with several Outreach Programs that benefit the greater Washington DC community.
Upcoming Outreach Programs:
Saturday, March 16, 2013
12 noon - 4 PM
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
2589 Chain Bridge Road
Vienna, VA 22181
Wouldn't you love to share your love of beading, your knowledge of tools, gemstones, or your jewelry professional experience with a group of girls for a few hours on Saturday, March 16? We will need you to help the girls finish their pieces. Bring crimping tools and a sense of humor. An early bird activity will include assisting the girls make blue beaded bracelets for The Global Genes Project. In addition, we wwill work with the older girls to create prom necklaces for Prom Dress Programs and Diva Central. Refreshments will be provided.
Please contact me today, if you are willing to help. We would love to have you join in the fun.
The church entrance is through the double doors under a portico. Entrance to the parking lot is between McDonald's and DePaul's Nursery on Chain Bridge Road.
The NVBS Annual Bead & Jewelry Auction is held each May to raise money for Outreach activities planned throughout the year. We auction off a selection of handmade jewelry created by our founder, Lorraine Morton, as well as collected beads and bead related items donated from our members, bead show vendors and local bead shops.
Members gather annually to create blue bracelets for the Global Genes Project, a program that provides support for kids suffering from rare diseases and disorders.
Members gather throughout the year to create jewelry accessories for “Dress For Success”– a Non-profit organization that provides interview suits, confidence boosts, and career development for low-income women.
Members gather throughout the year to create jewelry accessores for a local Prom Dress program for low-income teens.