Family Reunion Forum
Re: Need Help Getting Started
In Response To: Need Help Getting Started ()
First off I would like to congratulate you on your endeavor. A family of 10 children should by all means take up this tradition in order to keep in touch, inspire, support and be there when needed.
I would suggest you first visit two family among the clan who may not have kept in touch. Maintain a dialog with them for a time, perhaps a few months. Once communications become more frequent as them to help you with your idea for a family reunion.
Once the place and time has been established have them help you put together a flier with activity items and suggested place and time to vote on. Indicate the time of teleconference asking for a rep from each household.
Once online commence voting and then assign tasks. It is usually best to make use of a family reunion Activities and Delegation sheet. This can be found in most family reunion planner organizers, which provide lists of departments and duties for each member of on the family reunion committee and sub-committee.
After making departmental delegations establish a time for your next family reunion committee teleconference or if convenient all can commute to a meeting location. This meeting could address financing, cost comparisons, genealogy findings and fund raising activities to name a few...