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The Final Lap

Today is my final day with Make A Wish.  After I finish writing this, I’ll be cleaning out my desk.  This week I did a lot of small projects, including running the same cost analysis for 2014-2015 but breaking it … Continue reading

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Closing Time

I cannot believe week 9 is over.  This summer has truly flown by.  I finished up my programs team presentation last week and will be presenting this Wednesday.  I’m really looking forward to presenting all I’ve learned this summer, but … Continue reading

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Drowning in Presentations

I’m currently working on not one, not two, but three whole presentations.  The most important right now is for the presentation I’ll be doing for the programs team.  It will mostly focus on cost analysis and how notes in Raiser’s … Continue reading

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Summer Fellowship Had Me a Blast

I had a fantastic week.  Wednesday was so much fun.  I thoroughly enjoyed meeting and learning about the CEO of the Columbus Foundation, along with the presentation on brand. I think I could have listened to the CEO talk about … Continue reading

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My First Official Interview!

I finished my Theme Parks, Etc. analysis and drew some possible conclusions as to why cash expenses increased in 2015.  I believe it can be attributed to wishes to go to major sporting events in the past year, such as … Continue reading

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Checkpoint

Week 5 was a full week and a big one for Make A Wish. We had been pushing for the budget to be passed for Ohio because it includes a wish granting fund. I helped do a little lobbying on … Continue reading

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While the Cat’s Away, the Mouse Will Play

My boss was out for the week, but left me with plenty of direction.  I had a busy week of crunching numbers.  A program manager from a different office suggested that perhaps January was so high because we weren’t using … Continue reading

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