Monthly Archives: April 2011

Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 127 – Teachers Who Inspire (From Across The Country)

Volunteered for National Rebuilding Day with Rebuilding Together Washington County. It was really a cool experience. About 150 people gathered and heard the mayor and the program director say some nice things about our community. Then we separated into our … Continue reading

Posted in In the community, Rebuilding Together Washington County

Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 126 – Teachers Who Inspire (Bill Fox)

Tonight, one daughter gets a trip by herself with Mom and Dad. She’ll be going to a family fun night at her new school.  To support teachers, please consider a donation to the Beaverton Education Foundation’s “1 Campaign”. You don’t have … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 125 – Teachers Who Inspire (Don Matthews)

Gave a speech as part of a panel event with Beaverton Together. My role was to tell parents things they can do to help keep their teenagers away from drugs and alcohol. To support teachers, please consider a donation to … Continue reading

Posted in Beaverton Together, In the community

Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 124 – Teachers Who Inspire (Gary Svetly)

My daughter got a trip to the library with her daddy. My son had both his mother and father at his parent teacher conference. To support teachers, please consider a donation to the Beaverton Education Foundation’s “1 Campaign”. You don’t have … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 123 – Teachers Who Inspire (Roger Emmert)

Opened a small door, I hope, for community members to send their thanks and appreciation to today’s teachers by doing some grassroots networking and giving a speech over lunch for teachers. To support teachers, please consider a donation to the … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 122 – Giving Your Time Saves You Money

Provided feedback for a teen drop-in center in Colorado looking for ideas to improve their tagline. Thanks to sparked.com for inspiration. I give my time. I volunteer. I save money. Excuse me? That last one, saving money. How does that work? … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 121 – Four Hands Are Better Than Two

My son and I picked up trash in our neighborhood. Together, the two of us picked up more than I did on day 119 or on day 94 or on day 85 or on day 63, etc. Also, took the family to Fort Vancouver and … Continue reading

Posted in In the Neighborhood