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Community Recap #13 – Hello September!

Written by
aigaorlando
Published
September 11, 2016

Happy September! This month’s community meeting, held at the Iron Yard, had a great turnout with tons of new faces. After a hilarious ice breaker, we got down to business as usual starting with recaps of last month’s event. August kept us busy with Mama’s Sauce inviting hand-letterer, Bob Ewing, down for a workshop and lecture, the kickoff of our Designer + Writer Social, and the bi-monthly Dribbble meetup. All these events were a great success thanks to the involvement of our community members!


 

Upcoming Events

Design Disruptors Orlando Premiere – Friday, September 16 – 6:30pm – Valencia College East Campus
Join us for the Orlando premiere screening of DESIGN DISRUPTORS to be held at Valencia College East Campus Performing Arts Center. Save the Date! Doors will open at 6:30pm and we’ll kick off the movie at 7:00pm! Please be sure to register to reserve your seat for the viewing. More details to come soon. More info here.

GUTS Orlando 2016 – Saturday, October 29 – 2:00-5:00pm – Tasty Tuesday Lot (Milk District)
GUTS is a friendly pumpkin carving competition that was organized and created by CRAFTED, a marketing agency in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is co-hosted alongside AIGA. GUTS has now gone national, with the 2nd ever GUTS Orlando pumpkin carving competition, hosted by AIGA Orlando. The primary goal of this event is to unify the creative community in support of the kids who fight the real fight everyday at Make-A-Wish® Central and Northern Florida. We are in need of carvers, volunteers, and sponsors. Please let us know if you are able to help in any way! More info here.
Mentorship 2017
Be on the lookout for news about Mentorship 2017. Applications will be available in the coming weeks. More info coming soon.

Community Announcements
Job opportunity with Acorn Stairlifts
Acorn Stairlifts is looking to hire a graphic designer with opportunities for internships in the near future. More info coming soon.
Orlando Designers Slack
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Orlando Designers Slack group, please get in touch with Avery Smith
Get involved with AIGA Orlando
Our chapter is always in need of volunteers. If you are interested in getting involved with your AIGA Orlando chapter, please get in touch with our awesome Cruis Director, Tibby Starks!

 

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