Category Archives: President’s Message

President’s Message for June 2016

This is It, a song by Kenny Loggins, to me is a call to action.  “This is it, make no mistake where you are.  This is it, the waiting is over.”  One place you will want to be on July … Continue reading

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President’s Message May 2016

Wide Open Spaces, a song by the Dixie Chicks, is all about new beginnings and having the courage to follow your dreams. During this season of graduations it makes me think about how chapters in our life close and new … Continue reading

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President’s Message January 2016

“Start spreading the news, I’m starting today, I want to be a part of it, earn my CVA!” What a wonderful way to start the year! The January workshop got us all thinking about professional competence and so much more. … Continue reading

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President’s Message December 2015

Star of Wonder is a lyric from the carol We Three Kings of Orient Are. We don’t always take the time to stop and think how vital our roles as Volunteer Administrators really are. During this holiday season look around … Continue reading

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President’s Message November 2015

“Celebration!”– It seems only fitting to have this month’s musical theme be Kool and the Gang’s Celebration. What a Celebration we had at our November GRAVA workshop! Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in laugh yoga. We all … Continue reading

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President’s Message October 2015

“It’s a Miracle”- Have you ever said that to yourself after a successful event, at the end of an important meeting, at the completion of a project or on Friday afternoon at 5:00? I am sure we all have. It … Continue reading

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President’s Message September 2015

“It’s Now or Never” is just how I felt leaving the September 3rd GRAVA workshop. Sarah Milston, with the Spark Mill, did a wonderful job facilitating this session. She gave us information, explained the tools and showed us how to … Continue reading

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President’s Message August 2015

“Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey is one of my favorite songs! I think it conveys a great message and motivates me to not limit myself or doubt my capabilities. I begin my first President’s message with this because I don’t … Continue reading

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President’s Message July 2015

I guess you could say that one of the biggest perks of being the president of GRAVA is that, for two years at least, you get to shape the organization according to what you want and need it to be.  … Continue reading

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President’s Message June 2015

Sometimes I think our profession is a little prone to tunnel vision. We’re often so busy trying to accomplish so much on our own with so little support that our view becomes limited, our horizon becomes small and cramped. When … Continue reading

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