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Read the thoughts and impressions on a variety of topics written by Denise K. Spencer, President and CEO of the Community Foundation as well as occasional guest bloggers.

 

Everyday Matters: Every Day Matters

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By Denise K. Spencer / October 8, 2010
Sometimes it is the smallest things that matter most.

By Denise K. Spencer / September 3, 2010
In these economic times, every nonprofit organization and business I know is looking for ways to improve operating efficiency.

By Denise K. Spencer / August 24, 2010
A project born at the Board table of the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry some years ago was the “community indicators project” which eventually became known as “Together for Beaufort.”

By Denise K. Spencer / August 13, 2010
As the demand grows for me to offer mentoring to nonprofit leaders, both board and staff, this seems to be a most often asked question, "What are the top five responsibilities of a nonprofit chief executive?"

By Denise K. Spencer / August 5, 2010
Virtually everything that the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry accomplishes is done through collaboration.

By Denise K. Spencer / July 13, 2010
Last weekend I saw a beautiful toddler having an ice cream cone. He was so happy and excited! And then all of a sudden, he started to scream, shoved his cone at his mother, and grabbed his face. Of course, the ice cream that had dripped on his hands now smeared his face; he was quite a mess! It seemed obvious to me that he had a sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia – a scientific term for “brain freeze.”

By Denise K. Spencer / July 6, 2010
The Fourth of July brings with it thoughts of many things; from picnics to pyrotechnics, from Minute Men to military memorials, from flags to freedom, from revolution to rights.

By Denise K. Spencer / June 21, 2010
June 20, 2010. Much of the day was spent thinking about important men in my life and in the life of my daughter, Bethany—mainly my father and my brother.

By Denise K. Spencer / May 27, 2010
This time of year is, for the Community Foundation, one of significant reflection.

By Denise K. Spencer / April 19, 2010
The Community Foundation of the Lowcountry welcomes guest blogger Mark Baker for this week's contribution.

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  • A Rude Interruption Posted 3 weeks ago
    The Lowcountry of South Carolina has been my home since the summer of 2006. While I’m a Midwesterner by birth, I’ve come to adopt and love a number of southern cultural traits. In an email I wrote to cancel meetings when evacuation plans were still up in the air, I referred to Irma as “a rude interruption.” Right then I realized I had embraced the southern penchant for understatement.
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