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Successful outreach program: it took a village

Our second annual PCC Employment Outreach Event on January 19, 2013 was a success! We helped more than 100 people. We used EventBrite to manage the required registrations for this free event. 91 registered before event 14 registered attendees did not show 18 walk-in attendees (some attendees heard about us on the radio!) Grand total of … Continue reading

2nd annual PCC Employment Outreach Event

I am pleased to launch my “pay it forward” action plan for 2013 with the second annual Princeton Community Church (PCC) Employment Outreach Event. In 2011, I was in between jobs and attended the PCC employment support group. I learned of a planned conference and jumped in to help plan our inaugural event in January … Continue reading

LinkedIn’s new profile

Each November, we host a giant yard sale at our home in south Florida. Weeks of planning, numerous donations from friends and members, and many hours of volunteer work generate funds for the Dolores Taylor Scholarship from our Quota International‘s Boca/Delray Chapter. The first scholarship was granted in 2009 to a long time friend who is … Continue reading

Magic of Chautauqua Institution

In 2008 a friend visited the indescribable Chautauqua Institution for a week long vacation. Since then, a little tickle in my heart has been calling me to visit Chautauqua. Forbes recently published an article that captures the Magic of Chautauqua Institution. In September 2011, a mutual acquaintance invited me and my mom to share a … Continue reading

PCC Employment Outreach Event: January 21, 2012

Many people need a little help with their job search. The PCC Employment Support Group in Pennington, NJ was started in June 2011. We decided to launch a community outreach event to benefit the New Jersey and Pennsylvania job seeking community. We hope that our PCC Employment Outreach Event (EOE) becomes an annual event. PCC … Continue reading

Path to STC Associate Fellow

Recognition is a strong motivator. Yesterday I submitted a Society for Technical Communication (STC) Associate Fellow application on behalf of an esteemed colleague. She is deserving of this honorary rank in our Society, as she has consistently told the STC story as she journeys forth in her quest for lifelong learning. In addition to membership … Continue reading

Looking for a way to contribute? Share your talent and your time

I always feel better when I make a significant contribution. Giving my time and my talent is a rewarding activity, especially when I make a positive impact. As a professional writer, I find that my time and my professional talents are the best gifts that I have to share with my friends who are “in … Continue reading