Thursday, 18 September 2014
My biggest giggle of this week came when someone delivering something to my house wanted to know why I had a little pink sign on my lawn. Honestly, at first thought I thought that he was being a smartass -- so I didn't miss a beat in telling him quite plainly that I had a little pink sign, because she didn't have a bigger one!
I've heard often that in our "new" world of social media, that people aren't interested in reading anything much longer than a couple of paragraphs - I've often joked that you've lost many folks 140 characters in -- we're busy, often TOO busy.. and I get that, truly, but sometimes even the most chatty among us get sucked into the vortex of flipping to the next thing before truly checking out what lies right in front of us.
Friday, 5 September 2014
We're back with a whole host of volunteer opportunities, and requests for donations of tangible items.
Our community is a very busy one. We have a whole host of volunteer opportunities, as well as some requests for donations of items that various groups are collecting. I'd like to do my part in reminding people that giving back isn't always about money - though there is certainly opportunity for that as well - and it's not always a life-long commitment of hours - sometimes, it is saving bottles, or soup can labels for a fundraiser, perhaps repurposing still usefull items to an organization that needs it, or even donating un-used craft supplies to an area program or project. So many initiatives that most aren't even aware of are out there just waiting for you to answer their call.