Between now and October 13, I need to ask you to do two things: 1. If you are an AMEX Cardmember vote for this project at http://www.membersproject.com/project/view/V8EWJV. 2. Even if you're not a Cardmember, please campaign for this project by supporting it on the Members Project Discussion Boards and spreading the word to friends, family and co-workers using the helpful tools at membersproject.com. Members Project is an exciting initiative that brings people together to make a difference. Last year, Members Project helped provide clean drinking water to children across Africa. This year, "Help 100,000 children thrive in the classroom!" could receive funding and help make a positive impact in the world.
Arizona Business and Professional Women's Foundation is hosting its gala Scholarship Benefit for the fifth year Saturday, October 4, 7-10 p.m. at the New Vision Center 9659 N Hayden Rd., Scottsdale. This festive event will feature varieties of wines from five countries and delectable hors d'oeuvres and desserts. The Arizona BPW Foundation's purpose is to promote the advancement of Arizona's working women through scholarships, research, and education. The Mystery Wine Tasting will raise scholarship money for women attending over 30 community colleges and technical schools in Arizona. A raffle with a prize of a three-day two-night trip to the Santa Barbara wine country, highlighted by a hot air balloon ride and a silent auction of items in all price ranges will provide shoppers' appeal and more scholarship fundraising. Tickets for the event are $40 per person. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. For more information, contact Roxanne Henderson Lefever (480) 821-0034 or visit us online. where you can pay for your tickets using PayPal. Note: Judy Vorfeld is webmaster for this wonderful organization.
You may not find what you want, but again, you may. David Crook, my brother, has organized a lot of elementary school pictures, mostly in the 1950s, and more people are sending him their old photos as well. David used Picasa as a place to showcase these photos. Here's what he has : Campus Elementary School Silver Beach Elementary School Geneva Elementary School Columbia Elementary School Larrabee Elementary School Lincoln Elementary School Birchwood Elementary School Fairhaven Elementary School Whatcom Jr High Included in this group are a few other Bellingham School District and reunion photos. Some show old parades, mostly Whatcom, in the downtown Bellingham of yesteryear. It's fun to see David and buddy/neighbor Don Varney sitting together through the years. They were always close. Still are. Both live in the Phoenix area today.
Let me introduce Eva Rosenberg, Tax Mama. I've known Eva more than a few years, and she's a spectacular individual. Brilliant. Sassy. Savvy. Effervescent. And then some. Today she wrote about the focus we put on hiring people with degrees, and I thought it would be interesting. And now: here's Eva. This morning I was corresponding with a tax professional who's faced some resistance by the folks at Robert Half because he doesn't have a college degree. No doubt Half must adhere to THE highest standards in the land. (They are a pretty good firm, in general.) But when you come across a candidate like this individual - with over a decade of solid tax experience, a great attitude, and a capacity for finding errors that might save a firm from lawsuits or sanctions...headhunters need to have the sense to make an exception. Continue Reading