Tag Archives: The Columbus Foundation

The show must go on

From meetings to video shoots and another JazZoo, I had quite an adventurous week again. On Tuesday I was able to meet with my friend Kate who is the communications and marketing director for Gateway – Steinert. We sat down … Continue reading

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A Trusting Community

The Columbus Foundation and this Summer Fellowship have given me countless opportunities to learn new skills, meet new people and engage with the community. This past week, there were two specific opportunities that have truly stuck out to me over … Continue reading

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“I get told ‘I love you’, at least once a week.”

What has two thumbs, made over 300  name tags from scratch, fixed multiple bus crises, eaten a full vegan lunch, created a newsletter, sent out minutes of multiple meetings, helped stuff coolers in a small Honda, copied and laminated 128 … Continue reading

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Summer is “jazz”-ing up!

I feel such deja-vu because every week when I sit down to write my post, I feel as though I always begin with explaining how fast another week has rushed by. And this week was no different. Monday began with … Continue reading

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If you love a flower, don’t pick it.

Let me drop a beautiful quote on y’all. “When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower” -Alexander Den Heijer. Yesterday I was able to spend most of my day at the West … Continue reading

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A big Wednesday and a rainy summer

On Wednesday, we started off the morning at a Fellows Learning Session at the Columbus Foundation. Douglas Kridler, the President and CEO of The Columbus Foundation, spoke with us about all of the great things going for Columbus, including low … Continue reading

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From etiquette lunch to bowling alley

Monday may have been my most varied day in the almost six weeks I’ve spent as a Summer Fellow. I started the day at an Etiquette Lunch led by OSU’s Assistant Vice President for Constituency and Fundraising, Dana Booth, with the Summer … Continue reading

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Learning the ropes

Hello everyone! It is strange to think that the summer has just begun. In just one week I’ve been able to meet so many exceptional people that are passionate about what they do (other Summer Fellows, coworkers, and clients). There are … 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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Journalist tests her math skills

I did math yesterday. Yes, that is a feat worth celebrating. Know why? Because it hurt my brain, it gave me a fit of confusion that spread into my entire day by causing me to believe that it was Tuesday, not Wednesday, … Continue reading

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