Monthly Archives: August 2016

A Week Later…

Hello, hello! So, this is end. The final blog, the final pictures, the final witty (or so I thought) words for my summer. Let’s rewind a few days aallll the way back to August 5th. Long story short, it was … Continue reading

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The Final Blog

Well, this is it. My time as a Columbus Foundation Fellow has officially come to an end, and with that, I think it’s only fair that I reflect a bit on my experiences, in the form of a little list: Don’t … Continue reading

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The Road to Unexpected Change

I intended to get my final blog post up on August 4 – my final day at The Center for Balanced Living. However, with many goodbyes to say and good luck conversations with those who I have worked alongside for the … Continue reading

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Well that’s it, folks

It feels as if I blinked and the ten weeks passed. To try and sum up my fellowship would be impossible, but if I could use one word to describe my experience it would be nourishing. According to Merriam-Webster, nourish … Continue reading

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The Sendoff

Today is my last day as a Columbus Foundation Summer Fellow. Some might see this as a sad day, but instead I view it as a form of graduation. I will be able to say I have completed a challenging, … Continue reading

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Final goodbye

At our community carnival this past Tuesday, I was responsible for doing the face painting. I grossly underestimated how popular this activity would be, and over the course of a couple hours painted the face of what seemed like almost … Continue reading

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A Note for Future Fellows

Dear incoming fellows, Greetings from the past!!! Congratulations on your admittance to what is in my humble opinion, the most rewarding and transformative nonprofit internship opportunity in the state of Ohio! All those countless hours laboring over your application and … Continue reading

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Making the decision to diversify

Last Thursday I was given the opportunity to attend Huntington Banks’s Seeds For Growth workshop held at the Columbus Museum of Art. Seeds for Growth is a professional development opportunity for executive directors, presidents/CEOs, board leaders and development directors of … Continue reading

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Week 9, Feelin’ Fine

A little something to know about me: I hate endings. When I was younger, I used to always read the end of a book first–that way I wouldn’t be surprised by anything. I tend to avoid watching the finales of … Continue reading

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