Help Us Open a Community-owned Grocery Store in Oshkosh!
The Oshkosh Food Co-op is holding its signature annual membership drive event – Co-op Grow-op 2018 – on October 29, 2018. This is the best way you can help move us closer to choosing a location and opening a community-owned grocery store in Oshkosh’s central city!
Be the Co-op
Co-op Grow-op is the invention and signature event for the Oshkosh Food Co-op. Here’s how it works:
- You sign up to be a table host for the event.
- You invite friends, family members, co-workers, neighbors – anyone who might be interested in learning more about the Oshkosh Food Co-op – to attend this free event.
- We will seat you with guests who RSVP for your table.
- The Oshkosh Food Co-op provides includes light hors d’oeuvres, music, a cash bar, a presentation on the Oshkosh Food Co-op project and door prize drawings.
- At the end of the evening, attendees will have a chance to become members of the Oshkosh Food Co-op!
Nearly 150 members have already committed to inviting guests! Will you join them? To request your packet of invitations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why Co-op Grow-op?
This is our single most successful membership recruitment tool!
If each of our 617 members invited 1 guest who becomes a member at Co-op Grow-op 2018, we’d have enough members to choose a location for the store, launch our capital campaign and take this project across the finish line!
Co-op Grow-op 2018
Monday, October 29, 2018
RSVPs required by October 22, 2018
To request your packet of invitations, please email email@example.com.
Co-op Grow-op Facts
- In 2015, 45 members joined the Oshkosh Food Co-op at the Co-op Grow-op event.
- In 2016, 46 members joined the Oshkosh Food Co-op at the Co-op Grow-op event.
- In 2017, 123 new members joined at the Co-op Grow-op event, the most members to join a start-up co-op in a single night.
- Co-op Grow-op was honored with the 2018 Food Co-op Initiative Innovation Award, presented to a start-up co-op that develops a new process, method or system for membership engagement and development.
- If each of our 617 members invites 1 guest who becomes a member at Co-op Grow-op 2018, we’d have enough members to choose a location for the store, launch our capital campaign and take the project across the finish line.
Inviting guests is easy! To request your invitation packet, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2 N Main St
Oshkosh, WI 54901
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