Monthly Archives: August 2012

Gratitude

Today’s my last day at the office as a Local Matters fellow! Tomorrow brings the final luncheon and all of our presentations that will enlighten everyone as to the incredible work that’s been going on this summer. I can’t wait … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS and Columbus Public Health

Hello all! Today was a very interesting day.  I represented the development office of AIDS Resource Center Ohio at the Central Ohio HIV Planning Alliance, or COHPA for short.  This is a monthly meeting where agencies that provide health services … Continue reading

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Learning How to Give Back

One of the great things this Fellowship has introduced me to is the act of giving back. I wasn’t a girl scout. I wasn’t a candy striper. I didn’t donate hours to the Humane Society by scrubbing down cages and … Continue reading

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Back to School

Each summer, the Homeless Families Foundation helps families prepare for their children to go back to school. HFF’s goal is to provide each elementary school student with 2 new outfits and a backpack full of supplies. Middle school and high … Continue reading

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Join the Festivities!

Local Foods Week is off to a great start! I volunteered at two fantastic events this past weekend. First was a large conglomeration of events at the Hills Market: a foodie spelling bee, the Hills farmers’ market, the grilled cheese … Continue reading

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Keep calm and crawl on

Our crawl was a great success for our first year!  The weather cooperated, we had wonderful volunteers, and such enthusiastic crawlers! It began a little rough–we only had 5 people sign up in the first hour at Park Street Patio. … Continue reading

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Blogs, Pics, and Slideshows, oh my!

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then how much is a slideshow? And if a blog is only a few hundred words, then boy, are you in for a treat! Wrapping up these last few weeks, the Down Syndrome … Continue reading

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