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Here be dragons – and Just & Simple

Here be dragons – trade shows and the like that I attend having NO idea what I’ll find. Because, after averaging four networking meetings a month for a loooong time, I now only go to events where: (1) I’ll have fun and (2) I’m likely to meet new people. I only set sail, give or…

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NAPO Seattle Area Chapter Day of Service 2020

My Seattle Area Chapter of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) holds an annual Day of Service in celebration of January, GO (Get Organized) Month. Five – ten Organizers come into a registered King County 501(c)3 non-profit and clear up and structure some trouble spot – a jumbled storeroom, the back office,…

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The US Postal Service – neither rain, nor sleet – and so very much more

The following paragraph is the official mission statement of the US Postal Service: “The Postal Service shall have as its basic function the obligation to provide postal services to bind the Nation together through the personal, educational, literary, and business correspondence of the people. It shall provide prompt, reliable, and efficient services to patrons in…

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Charity Choice Monday – Juvenile Justice Clothing Shop

Every paragraph below is taken directly from the Shop’s website page. The Shop is a service within the King County Superior Court system, quietly coordinated by The Church Council of Greater Seattle. Youth and Family Clothing Shop What is it and who can access the Shop? The Youth and Family Clothing Shop is a clothing…

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Charity Choice Monday – Country Doctor Community Health Centers – Real Change 26

“Country Doctor Community Health Centers (CDCHC) has a rich history of providing high quality, caring, culturally appropriate primary health care to our neighbors, regardless of their ability to pay. We understand that choosing a primary care provider is one of the most important health decisions you can make. Here at Country Doctor Community Health Centers we…

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Charity Choice Monday – FareStart – Real Change 24

FareStart: “Great Food, Better Lives.   Providing real solutions to poverty, homelessness and hunger FareStart has been helping people transform their lives through food for over 25 years — one person, one job and one community at a time. People in poverty struggle to escape the cycle they are in and often face other compounding…

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Charity Choice Monday – Traugott Terrace – Real Change 22

Traugott House is a “clean and sober apartment community.” Sheltering men and women, it is named after one of its founders, Traugott “Tom” Zurcher, whose compassion led him to lay its foundation in 1984.   A 501(c)3 within the (Catholic) Archdiocesan Housing Authority, Traugott House is “committed to fulfilling the vision of its namesake and…

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NAPO Seattle Area Chapter Day of Service 6-15-2019

Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center Show Ribbons

OHMIGOSH we had a great day!!!!! Eleven of us, quite possibly a record number for a Day of Service, from NAPO Seattle Area Chapter converged on Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center to set its Development storage room to rights. Five hours later, it was unrecognizable. In a good way.   The ribbons may have been…

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