Posts Tagged ‘ volunteering ’

Honoring the “Wisdom of the Ages”

May 15, 2013
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Larry Minnix, CEO of LeadingAge, a not-for-profit aging services organization, reminded me in an email last week that May is Older Americans month. Before you say “Geez, they’ve got a month for everything now!” let me say “no disagreement here,” but that doesn’t mean that we can’t or shouldn’t create a special moment out...

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Behind Every Volunteer There is a Story

June 28, 2012
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Last year I was so inspired by our annual Volunteers Guild brunch that I made it the centerpiece of one of my blogs.  Some things never change!  On Saturday, June 9th, we saluted over 100 Volunteer Guild members and their friends and families on our Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills, and once again I...

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Volunteers Welcome Incoming LTC Patients with Paint and Passion

February 15, 2012
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Volunteers Welcome Incoming LTC Patients with Paint and Passion

For the past 2 Saturdays, we’ve been “producing” our hybrid version of Home Improvement and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on the Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills.  Over 120 volunteers from all parts of the industry – from the MPTF board, guilds and unions, from studios, talent agencies, and business management firms, from staff, family...

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A Voice from the Field

January 4, 2012
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George Herthel, Frank Galvan & Volunteers

A note from Bob Beitcher: Frank Galvan’s touching and articulate words echo what we’ve heard from many industry members who participated in the Home Safe Home project for George and Pam. His thanks to MPTF are so very welcome, but the true gratitude we all know goes to committed people like Frank and Brooks whose hearts...

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