Monthly Archives: September 2010

LexisNexis – Giving Back by Taking Back

Ponte Vedra based local office of LexisNexis celebrated their 2nd annual Spirit Week during the week of September 20.  Their theme was Taking Back What is Ours with daily focus areas that addressed how that theme applied to their customers, … Continue reading

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Give Peace a Chance (That’s All We’re Saying)

The International Day of Peace was recognized last Wednesday, September 21.  It is a United Nations global call for ceasefire and non-violence. Locally we have seen the call expanded to seek peace in our own community – to bring encouragement … Continue reading

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New Report – Civic Life in America

The National Conference on Citizenship and the Corporation for National Community Service just published the 2010 Civic Health Summary. The key findings don’t come as a surprise for those of us who work with volunteers every day.  For example Americans … Continue reading

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HandsOn Volunteers Answer President’s Call to Service

On September 10 of last year President Obama amended the Patriot Day Proclamation to officially and permanently make 9/11 a National Day of Service and Remembrance as a way for Americans and others to remember the victims, survivors, volunteers and … Continue reading

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A Visit From St. Nicholas

A Visit From St. Nicholas mobilizes corporate volunteers in a magical experience of bringing backpacks filled with books and toys to children in our community’s most challenged schools. For many of these children, the gifts we bring are the only … Continue reading

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Volunteering – The Job-Seeker’s Secret Weapon

As finding employment continues to look dismal in Jacksonville and around the nation, volunteering could be the path to find new career opportunities. In April of this year the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the unemployment rate in the Jacksonville … Continue reading

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How Will You Honor the Victims and Heroes of 9/11?

This year marks the 9th anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001.  Last year President Obama declared the date of September 11  a National Day of Service and Remembrance as a way for Americans to remember and honor the … Continue reading

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