About the Author

LINDA HUNTER has over 20 years of conference and event planning experience, and has successfully produced five unforgettable After-Grad events for Parkland Secondary School, including the founding event in 2006.

Linda lives in Sidney, British Columbia where she shares her heart and her home with her husband, 3 grown children and her mother, and where she remains open to possibility and dedicated to service. Her hope for all high school graduates is that they will embrace a safe dry After-Grad event so that their graduation really can be the time of their life and not the end of their lifetime.

You are invited to visit Linda's website -- www.www.safegradevent.com.

About The Book

AN UNFORGETTABLE AFTER-GRAD takes the guesswork out of planning and operating one of the most important events in a graduation year -- the all-night graduation party. Combining her many years of corporate event planning along with her desire to keep her own three teen graduates safe, Linda Hunter has developed an easy-to-understand and easy-to-use guidebook for volunteer committees to produce a successful and memorable After-Grad event.

Designed for committee use, this practical guide provides a step-by-step, month-by-month approach, breaking down the almost year long process into a straightforward, uncomplicated and manageable project.

Based on a systematic approach, this book includes:

  • inspiration, along with tried and true ideas to help you design your own unforgettable event
  • specific instructions and directions for each committee, eliminating planning guesswork
  • a convenient monthly calendar of 'action items' to keep your committee on time and on track
  • 26 essential, adaptable, easy-to-use, forms to make planning faster and easier.

Learn more about this book and how to organize a safe grad event at www.safegradevent.com

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) recommends Linda Hunter's book and is using it for a 2012 pilot program in Mississauga, Ontario:

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Finally there is help for those parent committees struggling with the organizing of their school's dry grad. I have worked with hundreds of grads over the past 25 years and seen the success and importance of celebrating the once-in-a-lifetime graduation in a safe and organized environment. Linda Hunter's book is what every grad committee needs -- easy to use and comprehensive. Get it, you'll use it and you'll be glad you did!
-- Robert Mesmer, America's Grad Hypnotist direct from Princess Cruise Lines

With her strong background in event planning, along with her incredible energy and huge commitment, this amazing woman has volunteered countless hours coordinating these very successful, safe and fun filled nights for the kids. Linda has established the "After-Grad" Template for new parent organizers, not just for Parkland Secondary, but for other high schools to learn from her talents and her experience. I hope her strong commitment for the positive and safe After-Grad goes on for years to come.
-- Heather McAughtrie, Catering and Conference Manager, UVic Students' Society, University of Victoria


To arrange an interview with the author, please contact Linda directly c/o http://www.safegradevent.com/ContactUs.html.

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