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Week Ten

My last week at the Hoover YMCA Park was pretty much a whirlwind. The Learning Garden fundraiser was held on Thursday, so I was working long hours to make sure that everything would be prepared in time. This was the … Continue reading

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Week Nine

This week I was focused on the Learning Garden fundraiser and making sure that everything is coming together. Even though I was worried about not selling enough tickets, we ended up filling all of the spots we needed to, which … Continue reading

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Week Eight

Most of my week was spent working on the Learning Garden fundraiser and trying to pull everything together. Definitely the biggest challenge I’ve encountered is making sure that the event is well attended, which involves finding creative ways to get … Continue reading

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Week Seven

This week I was afforded the opportunity to attend one of the training sessions in the YMCA Global Leader Certification program. The program consists of an online orientation, three in-person classes, and a service project that allows you to apply … Continue reading

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Week Six

  With the registration now live for the Learning Garden fundraiser, I’ve been focusing on getting the word out about the event. I’ve spent some time driving around to Columbus businesses to drop off flyers or hang them up on community boards in … Continue reading

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Week Five

This week I’ve been really focused on getting the Learning Garden fundraiser off the ground. Though I’ve organized community events before while working with other community gardens, I’ve never been tasked with putting a fundraiser together. My experience so far … Continue reading

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Week Four

This week I got to try my hand at a couple new skills that I never thought I would have a reason to try. Early in the week I borrowed a nice camera from the Hilltop YMCA, which runs a … Continue reading

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