The return on investment in this conference is always greater than anticipated. We come home to our community with renewed vision, and restored confidence that we can achieve and exceed our goals.
the possibilities at the 2013 LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO by
participating in our Resident Origami
Because older adults are at the
heart of our work, we are inviting residents and participants from LeadingAge
member organizations to make origami fortune tellers for an art display being created for this year's Annual Meeting. Each fortune teller will include a word or short
phrase that describes their purpose in life—something they are deeply
What Happens to the Origami in
Dallas? Handmade fortune tellers will be distributed
by greeters in the registration area in Dallas. Greeters will explain the
project, instruct each attendee to read the phrase inside their fortune teller
and then place their fortune teller on one of our commitment trees.
By placing their origami on the tree,
the attendee is symbolizing their commitment to nurturing the passions of the
elders within their communities—and beyond.
The final product will be a spectacular art display that
will be the centerpiece of the annual meeting and a reminder of what the
conference is all about.
Everyone is invited to participate—whether you are attending the Annual Meeting or
not. We plan to celebrate all the
participants at the General Session and on signage by the
How to Create the OrigamiYou can download written instructions or watch our instructional video.Other Details
Shipping OrigamiShip all origami to LeadingAge Headquaters in Washington, DC by October 4. Ship to: Essie Charles/Origami Project,
c/o LeadingAge, 2519 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008.
Please put a note inside the box
with the following information:
Questions?Please contact Sharon Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Essie Charles at email@example.com.
Special thanks to 2013 Silver Premier, Martino & Binzer.