Monthly Archives: October 2018

One Step Forward

Tragically as I sat down to write this blog, a story broke on the news about shots fired at a Republican campaign headquarters in Volusia County, Florida. Coupled with the atrocity of pipe bombs mailed to several prominent members of Congress and other locations, these are the actions of radicals and they have no place […]

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Don’t Get Stuck on the Island Alone

Advocacy…often a daunting and unwelcome challenge, particularly if you are the only one on your council that seems willing to do anything. It can feel like you’re on a deserted island and the only survivor trying to find a way back to civilization! But it doesn’t have to be that way. And it shouldn’t either. […]

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How You Can Help

Dear Advocates, I’m taking time off this week to be with family. In lieu of my weekly blog I’d like to share several resources where you can help our friends, neighbors and fellow Floridians in desperate need after Hurricane Michael. American Red Cross Habitat for Humanity Florida Disaster Recovery – Information for Victims Catholic Charities […]

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Focus and Determination Led to the Discovery of a New World

On this Columbus Day what better way to celebrate than by recognizing the courage and commitment of the man himself. Imagine the vision and unwavering belief he must have had to journey across the Atlantic in search of a new world. All while facing mounting ridicule at home.¬†And to put it in his words… “By […]

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Ahh….Fall is in the Air!

And yes…that means even in Florida (although we’re still waiting to feel it!). My favorite time of year, perhaps because of the beauty it brings, the renewed anticipation of pumpkin spice EVERYTHING, and enjoying great food and fun at local festivals. For advocates, Fall is the perfect opportunity to extend invitations to lawmakers to attend […]

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