Celebrate the happiness
that friends are always giving.
Make every day a holiday
and celebrate just living!

~ Amanda Bradley ~

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:: Welcoming New Friends ::

* mandatory for all HOF members *

Here at The House of Friends, we do not have a separate welcoming or reception committee. We believe because we are friends, that it is up to each of us as friends, to welcome our newcomers to The House of Friends. All of our HOF members are friends in the group, and together we welcome our newly joined friends by signing their guestbooks, sending ecards, or by sending each of them our warmest hello's by personal email! HOF members are notified by the New Friends Director, with an email notification as to when a new friend joins us. Since this is the first impression of our group, each member will have 5 days to offer their warmest welcomes to our new friends as we don't like to keep a good friend waiting :)

:: House of Friends Committees ::

:: Invitation Committee ::

Our Invitation Committee will be responsible for inviting others to join our group in friendship. Members of this committee will be expected to invite a minimum of 5 websites a week, and more if you should choose to do so. All members of this committee are expected to send their list of invited sites, each Sunday via email. This group has so much to offer our new friends, as we get to share our wonderful group to them first!

:: Graphics Committee ::

Our Graphics Committee is responsible for making websets, adoptions, calling cards, gifts, awards, etc... as needed or requested for our group. Assignments will be sent out weekly to members of this committee, and they must be completed by the date given. This is the group to join if you would like to let the world see your beautiful talent. Your friends will thank you for it!

:: Secret Friends Committee ::

This committee is the one for you if you like to surprise people. Each secret member of this committee will be assigned a secret friend each week. You will be required to spoil your new friend by sending them gifts, cards, friendly webpages, adoptions etc... You can choose a flexible schedule to spoil your secret member - either Monday to Friday during the week, or Friday to Monday during the weekends, the choice is up to you, but you must contact them at least once a day. It's important to remember, that you must not let them know who you are, as this is a secret committee. Secret Friends is truly a wonderful committee to be a member of! We even have a secret party room, so please join us. You will be bringing a little joy to your fellow friends here at our friendly home, and they will be so pleased you did!

:: Events Committee ::

Our Events Committee will be organizing some terrific events, and planning some very special occasions for all our HOF members to participate in. Members of this committee will be expected to plan something special that all of our friends can have fun with. You will also be required to make a webpage to announce your event. This could be graphic designing contest, a word search game, bingo, parade, scavenger hunt, just about anything you can think of! Members of this committee have tons of fun, so if you enjoy planning extra special surprises, then this is the committee for you.

:: Friendship Times Committee ::

Our Friendship Times Committee has come together to bring us our very own HOF newsletter. Its a terrific way to recieve official news, articles, special features, and regular updates as to what's happening in The House of Friends. Members of this committee will also be interviewing members of HOF so we can all get to know each other a little better too. If you choose to join this committee, you will be assigned your very own column page, where you can write your own article to have it published in our newsletter.

:: Review Board Committee ::

Our Review Board will be conducting site reviews for those that have applied for membership in our House of Friends group. This committee will be responsable for reviewing all prospective new member sites within 48 hours of receiving there application form to join us. As a member, you are required to review their website to ensure that it meets the guidelines and rules that we have set within. A review calender will be set up for members to follow, so any sites that need reviewing within that week, will announced the week prior. This group is alot of fun if you enjoy visiting the friendly homes of others, so why not join us!

:: Special Occasions Committee ::

Our Special Occasions Committee will be organizing birthday and anniversary parties for members that are celebrating their very special occasions. Members of this committee will be expected to make a celebrations webpage for members that are celebrating an upcoming special day. You'll be accepting gifts and adoptions from others so that you can place them onto a special occassions page, and once completed, you'll be able to present your occasions member with a nice surprise from our House of Friends!

:: Committee Director/Assistant Obligations ::

If you wish to become a Director or Assistant Director for one or more of The House of Friends committees, then you will be expected to contribute more time to the group as a leader, than our regular members. If you do not feel that you are in a position to contribute this amount of time, then we suggest that you do not sign up for these positions. We do understand that daily life can be demanding and is of higher importance.

However, if you do have a strong interest and are willing to contribute to the group daily, then please read the rules that we have set forth for all Committee Directors and Assistants below. All Directors and Assistants are expected to now how to build a webpage, upload a webpage, and maintain a webpage. These duties & obligations must be followed through with, and are in addition to - the official Rules & Regulations of being a regular and active member in The House of Friends.

:: New Friends Committee Director/Assistant ::

To notify all HOF members of newly joined members. To maintain an accurate record of all active and inactive members. Activity is based upon those who actively welcome all new members to HOF. Inactivity is based upon those who are not welcoming new members. All inactive members must be reported to the House Directors each Wednesday, via an email report.

:: Invitation Committee Director/Assistant ::

To over see all members in this group. Keep and maintain accurate records of membership, including invited non-members to potentially join HOF. Records will also have to be kept on who is actively participating, and who is not. Activity is based on those who are inviting and fullfilling their duties and committee obligations. Inactivity is based upon those who are not inviting. All inactive members must be reported to the House Directors each Wednesday, via email report.

:: Graphics Committee Director/Assistant ::

To over see and hand out assignments weekly to the members on this committee. To maintain a record of all active and inactive members. Activity is based on those who are completing their assignments. Inactivity is based upon those who are not completing their assignments. All reports must be submitted to the House Directors each Wednesday, via email.

:: Secret Friends Committee Director/Assistant ::

Directors will be responsible for handing out weekly secret assignments to the members on this committee, via updating our secret calender webpages. You will also be responsible for maintaining a record of all active and inactive members, as well as a list of all secret friends. Activity is based upon those members who are completing their assignments. Inactivity is based upon those who are not completing their assignments. All reports must be submitted to the House Directors each Wednesday, via email.

:: Events Committee Director/Assistant ::

As Directors, you will be responsible for organizing your members and requesting their suggestions to help plan upcoming events, games, and activities for all of our HOF members each week. Once you've decided on what you would like to create, you will be handing out assignments to the members on this committee -ie; graphics, building a webpage, announcements, etc... You will also be required to maintain a record of all active and inactive members, as well as a list of all past events so we always have something different to offer our House of Friends. Activity is based upon those members who are actively contributing to this committee. Inactivity is based upon those who are not contributing. All reports must be submitted to the House Directors each Wednesday, via email.

:: Friendship Times Committee Director/Assistant ::

Directors will be responsible for finding others to help build, maintain and publish our HOF Newsletter. You will need to appoint reports to write featuring HOF articles, friendship poems, recipes, and to also plan for special member interviews for our friends to get to know each other better. This newsletter will be published once a month online. You will also be responsible for maintaining a record of all active and inactive members. Activity is based upon those members who are completing their assignments. Inactivity is based upon those who are not completing their assignments. All reports must be submitted to the House Directors every other Wednesday, via email.

:: Review Board Director/Assistant ::

To over see all members in this group. Keep and maintain accurate records of membership, including sites that are potentially joining HOF. Records will also have to be kept on who is actively participating, and who is not. Activity is based on those who are reviewing sites and fullfilling their duties and committee obligations. Inactivity is based upon those who are not inviting. All inactive members must be reported to the House Directors each Saturday, via email report.

:: Special Occasions Committee Director/Assistant ::

As Directors, you will be responsible for organizing your members and assigning each of them with the names of our upcoming celebrating members from our calender of occasions. You will also be required to keep track of time so that no one goes un-noticed. You'll also maintain a record of all active and inactive members for your committee. Activity is based upon those members who are actively contributing to this committee. Inactivity is based upon those who are not contributing. All reports must be submitted to the House Directors each Wednesday, via email.



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