A couple of days ago -- at 8:17 PM on 01-04-14, to be exact -- my Dad died. He was surrounded by people he loved and who loved him. My brother, Mom, and I tried to make his transition to spirit peaceful. As he took his final breath, we shared with him our personal sentiments against the backdrop of Johnny Cash singing "Danny Boy" (one of Dad's favorite songs) from my iPhone1. Though I personally believe we are eternal, it's still a heavy loss. "And grieving will take longer than you think,"
The Smurfs Movie is released on Friday. It's quite different than the SMERF Market. In this podcast learn if your auction fundraiser is a part of the SMERF Market.Listen to the podcast below.
As a child of the 1980′s, I know the Smurfs. I didn’t watch the cartoon, but the merchandising was so strong that you were bound to run into a Smurf-something. And this Friday, Papa, Brainy, Smurfette, and the rest of the gang return when The Smurfs movie is released. As an educational post on the meetings industry and its tie-in to your auction fundraiser, today’s post teaches about SMERF: the SMERF market. In the meetings industry, SMERF stands for Social, Military, Educational,
Here's some food for thought. If you're a non-profit with a job opening, tell your vendors. In the last four months, I've received emails from several different sources related to jobs. Two high-level development women are seeking new positions Two nonprofits have open positions (One is an Executive Director; the other a mid-level Development team member) One fellow auctioneer in South Carolina forwarded me the resume of a friend he knows seeking a development job in DC. "Can you forward