College Bookstore throws Successful Mom’s Weekend T-shirt Sale

Another Mom’s Weekend has come and gone here at OU and it’s ok to let out a little sob, we are all sad. On a happier note, the College Book Store account worked with the store in their sixth annual philanthropic event to raise money for My Sister’s Place – a local shelter for abuse victims. The College Book Store designed a special shirt to represent this year’s Mom’s weekend. Each shirt purchased added $2.00 to the check that the store owner will send to the organization. Last year there was a whopping 528 shirts sold, 57 of those being … Continue reading College Bookstore throws Successful Mom’s Weekend T-shirt Sale

College Book Store Gives Back to Athens Youth This Sibs Weekend

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks at Ohio University! With holidays and two school closings, we have yet to have a full week of classes, since week one of the semester. Last Tuesday, the College Book Store ImPRessions account was suppose to be working hard in Scripps 116 to prepare for their Sibs weekend event. Instead, the account was stuck as home after the first weather related closing since 2009. As Queen Elsa would say, the cold never bothered us anyway! Our account worked from home to relay College Book Store’s message of giving back to the community this … Continue reading College Book Store Gives Back to Athens Youth This Sibs Weekend

Philanthropy Spotlight: My Sister’s Place

By: Allison O’Brien, Account Associate, College Book Store This year, College Book Store will be celebrating its 5th annual MomsWeekend philanthropic event by donating 20% of Moms Weekend t-shirt sales to My Sister’s Place. During Moms Weekend April 5-7 OhioUniversity Moms can pick up a green or purple shirt to support MySister’s Place. My Sister’s Place has been providing for women and children abusevictims since 1977. They provide outreach counseling for the womenand children as well as providing a court advocate to handle legalmatters. The shelter features a 24-hour crisis hotline that anyonecan call to seek guidance and advice. My … Continue reading Philanthropy Spotlight: My Sister’s Place

Philanthropy Spotlight: College Book Store Homecoming for the Homeless

By: Klare Williamson The new shirt you buy Homecoming weekend may not only look good on you, but it’s also doing good for others. During homecoming weekend locally-owned College Book Store will be sponsoring their 3rd annual philanthropy event “Homecoming for the Homeless”. College Book Store will donate 10% of all purchases made in-store to the Good Works Timothy House. Last year more than $1,000 was donated to Good Works Timothy House from Homecoming weekend. The house has provided to over 200 men, women and children with an estimated 4000 to 5000 nights of shelter. Timothy House is the only … Continue reading Philanthropy Spotlight: College Book Store Homecoming for the Homeless

College Book Store account anticipates Mom’s Weekend success

Carly Damman                                                                                                                                                                                    Associate, ImPRessions account As Mom’s Weekend quickly approaches, the College Book Store account wraps up last minute preparations for the event. From handing out fliers to designing graphics for this year’s Mom’s Weekend t-shirt, the College Book Store account hopes for another successful event. The account was successful in the past but co-account executive, Alexis Sweet hopes to be even more successful this year saying, “We’re really excited about this [weekend] and hope it will bring in more money than last year, especially since Mom’s Weekend is traditionally one of the biggest events, and we have really been … Continue reading College Book Store account anticipates Mom’s Weekend success

College Book Store prepares to launch Sibs Weekend campaign

By Carly Damman                                                                                                                                                                    Associate, ImPRessions account As the College Book Store account prepares for the brothers and sisters of Ohio University students to flood the streets of Athens this weekend, they are beginning to wrap up their Sibs Weekend campaign. The account has been hard at work this quarter designing fliers and t-shirts and coming up with creative ways to gain awareness for their event. The College Book Store account will soon be asking local businesses to hang up a poster in their store front and if they agree their name will be listed as a sponsor on the College … Continue reading College Book Store prepares to launch Sibs Weekend campaign

Campaign Spotlight: College Book Store

By Carly Damman                                                                                           Associate, ImPRessions Account The College Book Store account has been hard at work promoting their campaign throughout fall quarter. Their primary focuses have been increasing awareness for the Homecoming for the Homeless event and planning promotion ideas for Sibs Weekend. During Homecoming weekend, the College Book Store held an event called Homecoming for … Continue reading Campaign Spotlight: College Book Store