Program presented on being organized
Pamela Holschuh, ASID, president and founder of Copper Leaf Interior Design Studio, delivered a presentation at the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce office to area business professionals. The subject was organization, and focused on achieving premium productivity by managing work-related tasks and work space. Specific suggestions were discussed regarding organizing action items, emails, desk and office areas.
Copper Leaf is located at 710 Lancaster St., Marietta.
Charity organization renews partnership
Leave A Legacy of Central Appalachia has renewed the partnership of the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates for the coming year. Leave A Legacy is an inter-charity organization operating in West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and southeastern Ohio. The Leave A Legacy program focuses on aiding supporters of nonprofit organizations in learning more about charitable gifts that can be made through a person's estate plans while also providing for family needs. The www.lalwv.org site includes information needed to make appropriate support decisions.
For more information: Judy Sjostedt at (304) 428-4438.
Area officials attend funding conference
Rural Action's executive director, Michelle Decker, traveled with ACEnet's Leslie Schaller to Charleston, W.Va., for the Second annual Appalachia Funders Network conference on June 7.
They presented to funders and policy makers on behalf of the Central Appalachian Network (CAN) on the challenges and opportunities of building mature local food systems. "Our region is recognized for its growth in food and agriculture work, and for the partnerships that make it happen. CAN's focus is all about food systems and we were delighted to represent them for the Network," said Decker.
Rural Action is a membership-based organization that works on sustainable economic development using a multipronged approach, including sustainable agriculture and forestry, watershed restoration, environmental education, waste and recycling, and energy. With over 740 members, the Trimble-based group has a strong focus in Athens, Perry, Hocking, Morgan, Meigs, and Tuscarawas counties.
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