Posts tagged #Community

Community Matters :: Salute to the Military

Community matters. Our community matters. It matters so much to us that we have included it in our mission statement. We want to be a light in our community. We want to make a difference in our community. One of the difficult decisions I have to make each day is who to help. Where can we make an impact? Sometimes the decisions are easy. Sometimes the decisions are hard.

One easy decision was to help our neighbor, the Westminster Historical Society, as they were planning an event, “Salute to the Military” for Armed Forces Day last weekend.

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These are indoor flag sets for each military branch. From left to right:  Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, Marine Corps & POW-MIA.

Posted on May 29, 2013 and filed under Events.

Team-Builiding, love them or hate them?

Team-building events. Love them or hate them. When it is put on the calendar, it seems like a good idea. As the day approaches, and when we actually have to move out of our comfort zone and do it, grumbles start to happen. A few weeks ago, we had a planned team-building event scheduled. We had the honor and privilege to install the flagpoles at The Colorado Freedom Memorial site in Aurora, Colorado. Once we were awarded the job we decided the entire staff would have a hand in the installation the flagpoles. Yes, all of us.

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The afternoon started out pleasant and our service department taught the office staff all about internal halyard flagpoles hands on.

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They showed those of us who work in the office how to assemble and install a flagpole.

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As the day progressed, the afternoon thunderstorms rolled in and before you knew it we were working in the pouring rain.

Our dedicated service team thought nothing of the rain and kept on working.

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The poles were installed and we learned what your service department does on a daily basis.

We were all honored to have a hand in installing the poles at a memorial that holds so much emotion.

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Team-building events.  Yes, I believe in them. We work together, think together and then the magic happens.  By the end, everyone is chummy, proud of a job well done and glad we did it.

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Today is a day to honor the Boy Scouts of America

It is the 100th anniversary for Denver’s Boy Scouts. Boy scouts honor the value of being prepared. They believe in teaching the ability to make ethical and moral choices through their lifetime.

In honor of the Boy Scouts allow their oath to echo in your day today.

“ On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey Scout law. To help other people at all times, to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.

There is a great appreciation for all the Boy Scouts have done over the past 103 years. From the big picture of the organization as a whole to the small lens of how each troop contributes directly to their community.

Thank you!!

By the way it is National Girl Scout Cookie Day! Support your community and go and get your cookies today!

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Posted on February 8, 2013 and filed under Events.