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Posts for August, 2012
A company has goals, responsibilities and a duty to their stakeholders. There are a set of products and services to be developed, marketed and sold to the masses. A brand created, a mission established and a group of people hired to devote a 24-7 schedule to its success. Now, there is also an overwhelming demand for companies to act as civically engaged citizens.
We've made it to Friday again! Hope you have some fun volunteering to look forward to this weekend. Our staff will be partaking in a volunteer service project this Monday at Friends of Adults and Disabled Children. Look for our blog recap next week.
Here are the news from this week:
Morgan Tracey knows a lot about the word "champion." She's from Champion, Ohio. She's training to be an Olympic champion in skeleton, a sledding event similar to the luge. And on Friday,
she'll be named a White House Champion of Change for her outstanding record of community service.
Tracey put in thousands of hours becoming an athletic champion - and a civic leader.
Today's second blog for the Investing in Innovation series, is written by Dan Morrison, founder and CEO of Citizen Effect.
The Investing in Innovation blog series highlights world-changing ideas and startups and is made possible by the Civic Accelerator, a Points of Light and Village Capital venture. If you would like to have your civic-focused startup considered for inclusion, please inquire here.