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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.

 

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By Denise K. Spencer / March 23, 2010
When in a downpour, nothing is quite as exquisite as a stranger sharing with you his umbrella.

By Denise K. Spencer / March 11, 2010
On March 10 and 11, 2010, the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) held its annual conference on Hilton Head Island.

By Denise K. Spencer / February 22, 2010
My father, whose parents made him painfully aware of the hardships of the Great Depression, felt that there was little closer to heaven on earth than an “all you can eat” buffet.

By Denise K. Spencer / February 18, 2010
With all of the concerns about the H1N1 virus this season, we have certainly developed some new habits.

By Denise K. Spencer / February 8, 2010
Some of the buzz on the street has always been about where can you get a good return on your investments?

By Denise K. Spencer / February 5, 2010
Ten years from now, what will you regret not having done today? If you are a board or staff member for a nonprofit organization, here’s a partial list:

By Denise K. Spencer / January 26, 2010
The life of the leader of a nonprofit organization is generally one of doing more with less—stretching dollars, recruiting volunteers, finding resources under rocks.

By Denise K. Spencer / January 14, 2010
In looking back over this past year and a half, and the devastating impact of the “new” economy, in many ways I am just as proud of the things the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry DID NOT DO, as I am proud of the things we DID DO.

By Denise K. Spencer / January 4, 2010
If you’re like me, certain events are the mile markers of your life--birthdays, anniversaries, new fiscal years, new calendar years.

By Denise K. Spencer / December 28, 2009
Preparing to say “Good-bye” to 2009 has caused me to look carefully—not just at the last year—but at the last fifteen years of the Community Foundation’s history.

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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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