Hosting a successful product party

Why do you want to have a party? Make sure they’re happy with the products. It’s all about the little things when you throw a product party.

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August spotlight on Kate Ferguson – LuLaRoe

Katie started her LuLaRoe business in December of 2016. She wanted the flexibility to volunteer at school while doing something with fashion.

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Tools for Retaining Service Members and Veterans

While it can be daunting, employers can create workspaces that are conducive to hiring and retaining Service members and Veterans.

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July spotlight on Rachel Seedorf – Tupperware

Believing in a product like Tupperware has allowed Rachel to get out, have fun, and make new friends – all while being able to make money!

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Tips for building your business

Building business relationships with customers is what keeps them coming back to you. A key way to build these relationships is customer care.

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Thank You for Your Service: The Effort Behind the Words

“Thank you for your service.” We’ve all heard the words, we might have even said them ourselves. While thanking a Service member for his or her service to our country is a nice gesture, many individuals and organizations do not understand or know how to provide meaningful thanks beyond kind words or a Military discount.

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By the Numbers: Addressing Veteran Suicide

In September of 2017, the Department of Veterans Affairs released findings from its analysis of Veteran suicide data for 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. The findings were based upon a comprehensive examination of more than 55 million records from 1979 to 2014. Among many other things, they found that risk for suicide was 22 percent higher among veterans when compared to U.S. non-veteran adults. We lose a veteran to suicide every 72 minutes, equaling 20 veterans a day.

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Canyons and Ice: PBS Documentary to Feature Local Alaska Legend

Canyons and Ice: The Wilderness Travels of Dick Griffith chronicles the far-flung journeys of Alaskan legend Dick Griffith, and now it’s official. His story is being made into a film. A PBS documentary about Griffith’s life was fully-funded as of April 5, thanks to partnerships with Alaska Public Media, a Rasmuson Foundation grant, the generous support of Dr. John Lapkass, and the contributions of dozens of people in and outside of Alaska who donated to the campaign.

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Alaska’s “Forgotten Gardens”

Drive down any highway, and you will see intentional landscaping. These areas are planted with lovely perennial trees, bushes, and grass with the intention of beautifying our country, making our commute a little brighter and improving our mental state. However, more often, you may notice this landscaping has been neglected. It is now overgrown. Unsightly and dangerous, blocking visibility for drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists. Not at all meeting the intended purpose of improving our mental state. These “Forgotten Gardens” have quite a history, and a future as well.   The story begins with good intentions, but there was a fatal flaw in the plan.

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Balancing summer movement

As you move into your summer activities, HealthWise Care Center &  Physical Therapy has some advice for maintaining a healthy body. Have you ever thought about the amount of time you spend on one leg versus the other? Whether walking, running or standing, spending an equal amount of time on each leg is important to maintain muscle balance in both legs. Whether you realize it or not, we spend a great amount of time on a single leg throughout the day.

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