Sunday, September 30, 2012

D.O.T.S. - Young Women In Excellence Style

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We had a wonderful evening with the Young Women of our ward tonight! The theme for our Young Women In Excellence Program this year was Depend On The Savior. We had a DOT on the front door that simply told them where to go. They followed about 200 DOTS that we had sprinkled down the hallway for them to follow. This cute little table greeted them at the door.

Whether they had earned their Personal Progress award or not tonight, each girl had her very own DOT  that she shared with the group. If they were receiving their award, they shared with us what they had learned or loved about their Personal Progress journey. If they are still in the process of earning their award, they shared a project that they have completed and what they enjoyed/learned while completing it. We have some AMAZING Young Women in our ward. They NEVER cease to AMAZE me.
 After they read their DOT to the group, they placed it up on the chalkboard with the other DOTS.

WE had 3 Young Women earn their Personal Progress awards this evening. Bishop Brown spoke and likened the Young Women Personal Progress award to that of an Eagle Scout. These girls spend many hours working on Projects/learning new skills, bettering their lives and the lives of others. I am so very proud of Kylie, Hannah and Taylor(each one is one of my Laurels) for working so hard and earning their award this evening!

Each of the Young Women went home with their own picture of the Savior and a reminder of what we talked about this evening and what the D.OT.S. stood for.



Of course we can't have an activity without yummy treats. My friend, Amy made these darling, yummy (Dots if you will), mini bundt cakes with a cream cheese frosting! YUM!!!


Again, I am so proud of each one of these girls. They have strong testimonies. They know who they are. They have good standards that they uphold on a daily basis as they head out the door and  into the world each day! I am thankful for their sweet examples and kindness. I am so lucky for the simple fact that I get to rub shoulders with them on a weekly basis.

p.s. a HUGE shout out to my friend, Amanda who put a HUGE of time and energy to this wonderful evening! You ROCK, Amanda!

40 comments:

Ally said...

This is very cute! I really like the pictures of the Savior. Are they wooden blocks? Was the "Depend on the Savior" a print? If so, would you be willing to share it? Thanks!

nia said...

i love the take home gift!! super cute... i'd also love a copy of that Depend on the Savior print that you put on the block, if possible.. niatuku@gmail.com. thank you1

The Hoskisson Family said...

So cute! Would it be possible to get the print you used? I'd love to give it to my Young Women! :) choskisson@gmail.com

Martha said...

Any chance I could get a copy of your Depend On The Savior print that you put on the block? I would love to use it for my YWIE!

Debbie Kempton said...

This idea is so cute. Is it possible to get a copy of the 'Depend on the Savior' print? Is the picture of the Savior on one side of the block and the DOTS on the other? Thanks.

debbiekempton73@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Such a great idea! Could I also get a copy of the Depend on the Savior print. We are having our YWIE in Nov. and this is just what we are looking for. Thanks! debbikbailey@comcast.net

sarah empey said...

I also would be so thankful for a copy of the dots gift you made with the picture of Christ. I love it!!! Pretty please??


sarahempey5@gmail.com

Thanks!

Stephanie said...

Thanks so much for posting this adorable idea. I would love to add my name to the list of those hoping to get a copy of the great print you used for the blocks--hougsm@yahoo.com.

JT42 said...

LOVE this!!! Our YW presidency was so inspired by this that we are implementing the same theme for our young women in excellence. Is there any way I can get a copy of your amazing print you used for your blocks?
ttmom 42 at yahoo dot com
Thank you so much for sharing!!!

JT42 said...

Okay, so I love this so much I wish I had been there.
A few more questions:
How big were your blocks/handouts?
Could I get a copy of your program? -even if it's blank-I want to keep the color scheme going from the blocks and I am NOT as handy on the computer as I wish.
Thank you so much again for sharing your ideas. This has been an amazing source of inspiration!

Anonymous said...

We would love to make those cute blocks tomorrow! Would you please send me the file to print? Thank you for creating such a wonderful idea and theme! Here is my email: tmdraper@msn.com

Nikki said...

Could you email me the file for the cute handout that you put on the blocks with Christ's image? Thanks!
nkelsch@gmail.com

Alisa Christensen said...

We love the D.O.T.S. theme and are using it for this year's birthdays. I would love a copy of your print you put on the blocks if you are giving that out- threepinkies@msn.com.

Thanks!!

Alisa Christensen said...
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pam said...

Do you have a copy of the print / saying you used? Would love to use with our yw!
Pamiorg@suddenlink.net

Amy said...

We are using the DOTS theme for our New Beginnings and would love a copy of the "Depend On The Savior" print used on your blocks. yamilittle@gmail.com
Thank You!


Chauny Morgan said...

I absolutely love what you have put together on this theme!! I was wondering about the print on the wooden blocks, is that available to but or print off? That's my favorite part:)
Thank you Chauny M.

Kelly Shipley said...

Could I also please get a copy of the Depend on the Savior print? We are going to use this for girls camp. Thanks, so cute. shipley_k@yahoo.com

July Cottrell said...

Love this! Would you be willing to share your print of the dots and savior? Juleless@yahoo.com
Thank you!

Kelly Shipley said...

Hi! Could I please get a copy of the Depend on the Savior Picture? Thanks a ton.
Shipley_k@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

We would love to use this for camp! Can we get a copy or PDF of the Depend on the Savior block?

Thanks!

jennyhh13@gmail.com
jessicahh14@hotmail.com

Yvonne Jacobson said...

Love this! Can I also get a copy of your stuff? Thank you! sumo_baby13@msn.com

greenwoodfamily said...

Thank you so much for sharing your YWIE ideas! I feel very inspired. Could I please get a copy of your Depend On The Savior print? I would love to be able to use it in our YWIE this fall. Thank you! georgeandsheri@gmail.com

Lee and Carrie Soptich said...

Hi! I would love a copy of the Savior picture and DOTS handout too. So cute/nice! Thanks for sharing. momasoptich@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

We absolutely love your block idea for the girls! Can you please let us know how you made them? We would love a copy of the print if possible!! bugster22hlh@yahoo.com

Thanks so much!

BlkhwkPilotWifey said...

Hello! So like all the others, I also LOVE how you did the DOTS YWIE night! We are currently planning for ours & you offered some great ideas for it! Would you please add me to your list of ladies that would like your handout/block printout? THANK YOU SO MUCH! mncwalker@msn.com

Anonymous said...

I LOVE your ideas for young women in excellence! We are using the DOTS theme this year as well, and I would also love to get a copy of the DOTS handout you used. Thank You!!! saysay422@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Love the blocks. As well as everyone else will you email me a copy of it. melindahastings@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

I too am looking for a way to print your quote and picture of the Savior, such a cute idea!! cottle.jennifer@gmail.com

Hallie Cabatingan said...

If you are willing to share, I would love a print of the "Depend on the Savior" Block. Very creative and I'm sure your girls treasure it. babyturtle855@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I also loved your YWIE ideas. Would you be willing to share the Depend on the Savior print with me? melissasmithphd@gmail.com

Thanks you so much!

Anonymous said...

Please, email me the print for the wooden blocks. Thanks! sbasden@parrottacademy.org

Jana said...

I also loved the Depend on the Savior print that you used. If you don't mind could I also ask for a copy? :) slothowerj@hotmail.com Thank you!

Shea said...

I'd love to get a copy of Depend on the Savior prints that you did on the blocks. They are amazing! We are doing this theme for YWIE and I'd love to use it if possible. My email is tlucenti@comcast.net Thanks so much!!!

Anonymous said...

If you are actually emailing a copy of the print that you put on the block, I would love one too! I just didn't see that you posted that you would share this!
kellikemp6@gmail.com

Thanks in advance!

JJ said...

I love what you did for young women in excellence! We are going to use the DOTS theme and I would love to get a copy of that awesome DOTS poster you made with Depend (Daily Prayer), O (Obedience). Do you have a PDF you could send me? Our program is in about a week, if you are able to send that to me, that would be amazing! Thank you so much in advance. My email is jenjmahoney@gmail.com

Thank YOU!

Edu-Care said...

Would love a copy of the handout it is great! I was going to try and create my own but ran out of time our YWIE is tomorrow so if you could email it to me today that would be great! I love your ideas. Thanks so much! christina.frederickson@gmail.com

Hallie Cabatingan said...

I created a similar Dots Handout using the bloggers wording. If anyone wants me to email them what I have, email me at babyturtle855@yahoo.com with the subject DOTS. It's a white background with the same font but in black so you can print on any color paper.

dancingrly96 said...

I would love the PDF for the picture of the Savior you used.

Nicole Hudson said...

Thank you for sharing! Sooo cute! Could I also get a copy of the wood block dots print if you're willing to share? Thanks so much!! My email address is transformedmom@gmail.com