JIVE! 2015


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JIVE! 2015: Volunteer Opportunities & Tickets On Sale NOW!!

Online ticket sales will end December 31st at 3pm. Additional tickets will be available at the door until sold out. Tickets will no longer be available at Fluff Bakery after December 30th!

When:  December 31st, 2015. The party starts at 5pm and will go until 7:30pm, with the ball dropping at 7pm. This way the whole family can enjoy the celebration.
Where:  Located at Eclipse Company Store, 11309 Jackson Dr., The Plains
Food & Drink:  This year’s JIVE! party will include dinner by Kiser’s BBQ, desserts from Fluff Bakery and snacks from Shagbark Mill and other area eateries. The kids can enjoy Snowville Creamery chocolate milk, while a cash bar will be available for adults to choose from a variety of beverages, featuring Jackie O’s beers and other local brews.
Music & Prizes:  Entertainment will include music by the Wireless Ramblers, dancing and multiple kids’ activities. We will be giving away many door prizes generously donated by local businesses and agencies. A nursing room for babies and their families will be provided as well.
Why:  As one of the largest fundraisers for the Birth Circle, we hope you don’t miss out on this fun opportunity to ring in the New Year with other families while supporting the work we do! We would love to see you there!
For Tickets:  You may purchase tickets online by following this link to our JIVE! page and scrolling down. Online ticket sales will end December 31st at 3pm. Additional tickets will be available at the door until sold out. Tickets will no longer be available at Fluff Bakery after December 30th! Tickets are $15 per adult and $5 for each child three and up.
How you can help:  This event cannot happen without dedicated volunteers! Some jobs can be done in advance, others the morning of the event or during the event, and some can even be completed in the comfort of your own home. If this sounds like something you would like to do, please e-mail event co-coordinator Emily at emily.schmaltz@gmail.comAs a thank you for volunteering, we will give each adult volunteer a free adult ticket. Thank you for considering! 
                                           Please support our generous sponsors!
JIVE! Sponsors collage updated

11th Annual Birth Circle & La Leche League Yard Sale

Yard Sale Flyer 2015


Donations are still being accepted for our annual yard sale! If you have maternity, baby and child-related items to donate which are gently used and in good working order, please bring them to 102 Sunnyside in Athens. For more information, you can email Carolyn at carolynhain@gmail.com. If you would like a donation receipt, please contact Claudia at athensbirthcircle@gmail.com. Thank you to everyone who has already donated!


We are looking for several shifts to be covered–set up, clean up and everything in between! This year the sale will be held at the East State Street shelter house. This fundraiser helps us continue to bring you informative meetings and fun family events! Please contact Carolyn at carolynhain@gmail.com if you would like to help out – thank you!!



Our 7th Annual Pregnancy and Baby Fair was a huge success!  The Birth Circle would like to thank all of our sponsors, donors and vendors for their contributions in making this community event such a success.  We couldn’t do this without all of you and we are so grateful for your participation.  We would also like to express our gratitude to our Fair Coordinator Laura (Post) Lindner who, with her team of volunteers, put together another a really wonderful Birth Circle event with great programming!  Thank you all!!!

Athens Mini Maestros, Gift certificate to Real World Organizing, Nature’s Magic basket, Cotton Bibs and washcloths by Always Handmade- Always Keely Hultz, Photography session by Blooming Lotus Photography, Local soap gift basket by Better Than Organic, 3 Prenatal/Postnatal yoga passes with Holistic Birth, Gift Certificate to Cradled in Joy birth services, Gift Certificate for Initials, Inc/ Jennifer Anne Jorrey, Younique gift basket, Crocheted baby hats, Set of colorful tupperware stacking cups from Andrea, Week of summer camp Rising Appalachian Warriors (RAW), Copy of the Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, Athens La Leche League, Massage with Jennifer Cochran, Licensed Massage Therapist, 1/2 Hour Massage with Jen Jones, 2 yoga classes at Inhale Yoga Studio, Services from Attractions, Breastfeeding consultation with Ebb & Flow, One year membership to WellWorks https://www.ohio.edu/wellworks/, One week of summer camp with http://www.rawarriors.com, One week of Girls Nature camp with The Blue Green Education Center



We have been busy focusing on the Fair, so we’ll see you in June for the next monthly meeting!