Archive for ‘CommunityLinks’

May 27, 2013

CommunityLinks founding meeting

imagesDear Friends in and around Central Switzerland,

I’m sure you’ll be happy to hear that the founding meeting of CommunityLinks went extremely well.

We had a meeting with so much positive energy, wonderful ideas and a lot of enthusiasm, we are ready to change the world! We outlined 3 major areas we would like to work on:

-Supporting asylum seekers’ children taking over the holiday party event from Sanna Sharp who is leaving Switzerland in few weeks;

-Organising holiday activities for Swiss children exposing them to English language;

-Organising literacy circle in Swiss schools, offering our language knowledge to our adopted country.

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May 11, 2013

SwissLinked eBrochure

Screen shot 2013-05-11 at 10.47.44What is SwissLinked, what does it have to offer and why should people join? Our members know it already and here is an easy way to present it to every interested newcomer.

The new eBrochure is easy to browse and ideal to share on different platforms.

Click on the picture or on this link  and enjoy reading!

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May 10, 2013

CommunityLinks- Registration process

I had a meeting with Harald F.Kasper, LL.M. Attorney at Law this morning to discuss the best way to give a legal structure to our charity; here is what I’ve learnt:

imagesWe need only 2 persons to register a Verrien (association), but it would be better to have 4-5 to form a board etc. Then we can open a bank account at the name of the Verrein and keep finances separated and clear. Different clubs are in general associations. The members can pay a fee ( it can be as little as 10chf/year and this is not compulsory, we can raise money in different ways). New members become part of to the association and the membership can be easily terminated if somebody moves away or wants to stop working/contributing by simply not paying a yearly fee anymore or sending an email.

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