Tag Archives: President Obama

President Obama comes to Sloan’s Lake

By Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting How often is it that the President of the United States is in your own front yard? For me that’s never happened—until today. President Barack Obama has spent much of his week in Colorado—debating Mitt … Continue reading

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2011 Nobel Peace Prize winners confirm what many already know—women are the world’s peacemakers

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting In war, women suffer disproportionately. Tasked with protecting themselves and often their children, they are also far more commonly the victims of weapons of war such as rape and displacement. Despite this, or perhaps because … Continue reading

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State registration laws and online fundraising

According to a recent article in the The Chronicle of Philanthropy, many nonprofit organizations are probably violating laws in some states because they are collecting donations through online fundraising without letting state authorities know. The article goes on to say … Continue reading

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Find your way on Make a Difference Day

by Ashley Kasprzak, JVA’s Vice President of Design and Innovation Imagine a precious fall day. The sun is shining, leaves are gently blowing and you have an open afternoon. You can do chores, go on a bike ride, get a … Continue reading

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Volunteers share their stories during Health Week

As the summer began, President Obama encouraged citizens across the nation to take part in an initiative called United We Serve (UWS). The idea behind the initiative is that citizens can contribute to the economic recovery through meaningful volunteer service. … Continue reading

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