Volunteering – Go to the Front of the Line!

A year ago Memorial Day weekend was hot, humid and one dreamed of a cool breeze! This year – just the opposite. But, my Blog still stands on its feet.

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I’ve done a lot of volunteer work in my day.  Most of it I was happy to do and had a good experience overall in doing it.  A lot of it involves counting names, people, money, and the like. If it’s an event, sometimes you get to bypass long lines and get to the main event up close and personal. Recently I did volunteer for a Tall Ships event in a seaside town and got to bypass that huge line in the picture above to see the cool Tall Ships (picture below) That can be fun! Sometimes volunteering can seem more like martyrdom and that is not okay.  In order to continue getting volunteers one must make the experience worthwhile, not only financially to the charity, organization, or cause but to the individual as well.  Many corporate events on some level use volunteers. If you work for a company and…

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