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‘Tis the Season for Planning Kindness

By sparkthechangeco. Thu, 21 Nov 2019

This weekend I put together our Holiday To Do List, planning out all the tasks we hope to get done before the end of the year.  When my two year old, Finnegan, was but a bump in my belly, my husband and I dreamed about holidays with him and what we wanted him to learn … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Planning Kindness

Sharing Marlene Wilson’s Legacy

By sparkthechangeco. Wed, 20 Nov 2019

Laura Kinder, former Executive Director of Volunteer Connections Boulder County, Director Senior Companion Program, shares more about Marlene Wilson, her life, her legacy:  Marlene Wilson is acknowledged as the Founding Mother of Volunteer Management. In 1968 she helped create The Volunteer and Information Center of Boulder County CO, the first volunteer center in Colorado and … Continue reading Sharing Marlene Wilson’s Legacy

Remembering Marlene Wilson 1931-2019

By sparkthechangeco. Wed, 20 Nov 2019

During National Volunteer Week in 1991, President George H. Bush quoted Marlene, using her basic philosophy about volunteerism as a call to action, “Caring must strengthen into commitment and commitment into action.”  Marlene Wilson – An Inspirational and Generous Leader in our field Jackie Norris, former Executive Director of Metro Volunteers (Spark the Change Colorado) … Continue reading Remembering Marlene Wilson 1931-2019

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