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Over-proved, but fantastic flavor: The Great British Baking Show as a model for writing reviews

I’ve recently started watching The Great British Baking Show*. I’m a bit late to the game, because, despite calling myself a foodie, I am not a fan of cooking shows. 846 more words


The Plight of the Fundraiser

Canadian charities often face financial pressure, however professional fundraisers tend to shoulder much of the responsibility to raise resources in tough economic times.

The current Canadian economic indicators illuminate the plight of the fundraiser.  340 more words


NSERC Evaluation Group - Ottawa Week

Your ticket to Hollywood, sort of

Have you watched American Idol?  Do you remember the week when the contestants come to Hollywood to sing their heart out for a chance at the top 24? 493 more words


Germany: First Impressions

We arrived in Kempen Germany for the last few days of Karneval. For those of you following me on Facebook, you’ve seen the crazy pictures and videos. 343 more words

Cincinnati - Here is a fun chance to help rescued cats!

Since September 2015, I have been blessed to volunteer for a wonderful animal welfare nonprofit, a cat rescue called Ohio Alleycat Resource. At the moment, my “service” (aka hanging out with cats and saving cats) has revolved around adoption hosting and fundraising. 148 more words


IKEA T-Shirts in Reverse

Today, I started a new adventure: the joy of grant-writing.  Well, I exaggerate slightly.  By ‘started’, I mean that I looked at all the headings requiring to be completed, and sat in silent, awe-struck contemplation.  268 more words

Music, Research

Grant from Battle Creek Family Foundation Boosts Starr

A $5000 grant from the Santo, Maria, Frank and John Zanetti Foundation will support Starr Commonwealth’s behavioral health program in Battle Creek.

The need for quality behavioral and mental health services for low-income children and families persists in Calhoun County, and Starr has been meeting these important needs for over eight years, in addition to its extensive work in youth development. 269 more words

Funding And Grants