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A breeze, a list, a post and two invitations
Did you catch the amazing sunset the first night of summer 2012. Was it a glorious evening or what? The lingering light, a breeze and warm temperatures made for a "it doesn't get any better than this" vibe. Neighbors were out, passersby were mellow, kids were playing, dogs were sleeping and everything just felt so right.
I know many of us are still anxious about if and when we will have an actual summer with extended weeks of sun and dry times, but I feel in my bones we will. There are warm undertones in the air now. Do you feel them too? And sometimes can you even smell them? I hope so.
Summer days are not slowing us at the Meyer Memorial Trust down, though. We have important stuff to tell you...
- First, a list of our 65 grants made in June READ MORE
- Next, Program Officer Theresa's post that may well be the simplest and clearest overview of Program-Related Investments of all space and time READ MORE
- Then, an invitation to an event MMT, NTEN and PAGATIM will host on the morning of July 19th – Communicating for Good: From Goals and Strategy to Brave Authentic Stories will offer up resources and tools that can help nonprofit organizations make the most of online opportunities for reaching audiences. I think you will be amazed at the wealth of resources available locally that can help you map out a communications plan and tell your stories like you've never done before READ MORE
- Last but not least, I will be interviewing our CEO Doug Stamm early next week about his first 10 years at the helm of Meyer Memorial Trust for an upcoming feature on our website. So I thought I'd invite you to submit questions! What question would you like Doug Stamm to answer? I can't promise I'll be able to ask all of them, but I'll give it my best. Let's make this a community project! Submit them in the comment section below or email me.
Yes I am fully aware that some people find me annoyingly cheerful and my glass too everlastingly half full. So I thought I would show you a different side today by offering up a couple of gloomy things to share at the end of this news alert. To wit:
- a map of what you are most likely to die from depending on where you live
- and an infographic showing where you are most likely to die in a plane crash (also known in glass-is-half-full land as "how to reduce your odds of dying in a plane crash") ... found on the fascinating Information is Beautiful website.
Okay, enough negativity, next time we will resume our predictable Pollyanna programming.
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