Monthly Archives: April 2016

One chapter ends, another one begins.

The crowdfunding campaign I helped laid the foundation for came to a close with a substantial amount raised for diabetes supplies. This campaign gave us an idea to start a peer to peer campaign for a Board member. I used … Continue reading

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Launching Into Launch Bash

Today marks my last day at USN. It’s sad to leave because I really felt like part of the family in the Development Office at Columbus Collegiate Academy. I learned a lot about the work it takes to advance such … Continue reading

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Grand Opening

Last Thursday, April 21st, Local Matters held it’s official grand opening, welcoming, friends, supporters, and press into our new office space. Over 100 people attended and squeezed into our office, community kitchen, and conference rooms to see the space, see … Continue reading

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As the Days Are Winding Down..

As the days are winding down not only on my fellowship but also my college athletic and academic career. It is bringing about a lot of emotion and a lot of work. Words cannot express how thankful I am to … Continue reading

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Much to do at the Zoo

During this last month of my Fellowship with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, I have been focusing on researching and evaluating our “Adopt-an-Animal” program, familiarizing myself with gift acceptance policies, developing a donor survey and gathering options for matching gift … Continue reading

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The Day of the Gala

The week leading up to the Gala was super busy and crazy trying to put all of the last minute details into place. We had several guests’ names change at the last minute and also received new guests at the … Continue reading

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