Week 1 – October 3rd, 2023 Theme: The Importance of Hosting Employee and Team Gatherings

Celebrating company and staff member accomplishments is essential for any business. It is especially important for the smaller organizations. With a new Parent Center grant year starting, and the holidays just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start planning! This blog outlines just a few of the morale boosters that happen when you take the time to have a good time with your team: https://www.lakelandbank.com/about/simply-speaking/?news_cat=business&news_article=the-importance-of-hosting-employee-and-team-gatherings

Week 2 – October 10th, 2023 Theme: Workplace Events Calendar For Every Month

Are you intentional about celebrating all year long? It can be difficult to build in time, and even harder to come up with creative ways to celebrate. Start by assigning a team to help you. That will allow your staff own the success of the events you plan. Use this calendar to get ideas for how often you will connect, and what you celebrate when you do: https://snacknation.com/blog/office-events/

Week 3 – October 17th, 2023 Theme: 60 New Holiday Party Themes

This resource offers 60 holiday party themes. It may get your creative juices flowing for things you can do at other times of the year too. Scroll below the picture gallery to see all sorts of party categories from “Over 21 Fun” to “Family Friendly” events and more: https://eventsolutions.com/types/holiday-parties/holiday-party-themes/

Week 4 – October 24th, 2023 Theme: Wording for Holiday Invitations

Once you have your plan in place, it’s time for invitations. No need to get hung up on the words to use. This site offers invitation templates for various events created by the professionals themselves: https://www.invitationconsultants.com/wording/corporate-holiday-party

Week 5 – October 31st, 2023 Theme: Hybrid Christmas Ideas, Games & Activities for Work

Have a hybrid staff team you need to plan for in your celebrations? No problem at all. If you can travel everyone to one location even once or twice a year, that is best. The rest of the time, use a model that caters to your remote staff like the 16 creative ideas in this blog: https://teambuilding.com/blog/hybrid-christmas