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OCTOBER Themes

Do you need some inspiration for an employee meeting or a theme for an event? Look no further, October is jammed with days, Special Events and celebrations!

Month Long Events:

Adopt a Dog Month Computer Learning Month Disability Awareness Month Energy Awareness Month Family History Month Domestic Violence Awareness Month Breast Cancer Awareness Month National […]

Old Times, History and fun in October!

3rd Quarter has just ended. What do you want to celebrate?

It is snowing in the mountains. Or maybe, not yet. Here are some interesting tidbits, fun facts and information about dates in October. You can plan a team event around these days, or have a meeting with a theme. October 1: Born 1671 – […]

Making a Difference in Your Community

The Northern California fires were terrifying and devastating. Ash was dispersed by the high winds all over the SF Bay area. So many people lost everything, but this strong community bonded together.

After the fires were put out and the news of the devastation poured in… our team members wanted to help those affected.

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Veterans Day – November 11

From Spousebuzz.com

These three tips by veterans from different branches, jobs and ranks will help us to remember what is at the heart of Veterans Day and how we can honor our veterans this November 11th.

1. A Day of Reflection, Not Celebration. Many people treat Veterans Day the same way they treat Memorial Day […]

Museum Day May 18- Plan an Event

May 18th is International Museum Day!!

Many companies support the arts in various ways. For companies that donate to museums team members are often given free admission to these museums. In some cases, one guest may enter free as well. This can be quite a savings! This is also an opportunity to have a team […]

May Days to Celebrate!

Each Day listed below, can be the spring board to a fun employee celebration. This is a great time for a picnic, Popsicles at work, or some outdoor activity. These team building events are so important. Make sure to plan ahead AND announce the event so that your team has […]

Volunteer at Family Paths event

Family Paths is a non-profit organization of mental health professionals and dedicated volunteers that provide a number of mental health and supportive services to low income, multi-stressed individuals and families. They are a multicultural agency committed to serving families of Alameda County regardless of age, ethnicity/race, financial status, language, sexual orientation, immigration status, class, religion, […]

September is National Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month

Be Kind to a Writer! Yippee! We do have a lot to look forward to…. but this is a special occasion. Bloggers are part of this group of course, so lets all pat ourselves on the back!! Recognition may start with being kind to yourself, you know. Let’s just say you’d like to be kind, […]

September Days to Remember!

It has been a long hot summer. Did half of your staff just fall on the floor at the mention of another 2 hour long staff meeting? ugh! Could there be an insurrection? Mutiny?

Don’t let it come to that! Bring Playdoh to your next meeting and watch the faces light up with smiles. You […]

Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em, a book abandoned in the lunch room

There it is, ownerless, sitting on the lunch room table and waiting for a reader. Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em, a book. It is part of a Leadership reading program. It promises “26 Engagement Strategies for Busy Managers”. (Written by Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans)

I am hooked by page 5: “Why do we ask […]