Archive for May, 2010
Facebook has been a hot topic for the last few months and their actions have sparked a lot of debate. Since their f8 conference and subsequent announcements, there have been a number of changes to the social networking site in an effort to “make the world more open and connected.” Unfortunately many Facebook users have found fault in these changes and how they were implemented.
Harnessing the power of the internet is something that most, if not all, businesses are striving to do. With the advent of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr (among the most popular), it’s easier than ever to connect with potential customers. However, without a solid, structured approach to this new wave of marketing, your business could very well fall behind the times. This is also true when speaking of your website. There has been much talk around the internet lately of the forthcoming HTML5 and CSS3. Is your business on the forefront of this new technology?
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Come join me and my friends Maddie, Hunz and Rufus at Bark-in-the-Park this Saturday at Arrowhead Park in Maumee and help support the Toledo Area Humane Society. Events start at 9 a.m., registration for the walk is at 10 a.m. with the walk following at 11 a.m. and festivities going until 2 p.m. Please come out and support the Toledo Area Humane Society and feel free to bring your four legged friends along (on a leash of course). Activities include raffles, games, pet contests and more. And if you can’t make it out to support the Humane Society, please donate. I’m collecting donations which will be given to the Toledo Area Human Society to benefit animals in our area. So if you’re free, come on out and have a great time. If you would like more information on the Toledo Area Humane Society, click here and for more info on Bark in the Park, click here. I hope to see you there!
Join AVATAR’s Kristin and Andrew and help support Mom’s House by attending Mom’s Nite Out this Friday, May 7th at 7p.m. The event will be held at The Pinnacle in Maumee and it features honored guests 2X Super Bowl Champion and Toledo native Nate Washington and his mother Lisha N. Washington. The 17th annual Gala & Auction will benefit Mom’s House so they may continue to provide inspiration and assistance to our community.
Mom’s House helps single mothers further their education and break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their families by providing free, quality childcare services to single mothers who are full-time high school, technical school or college students. In addition, they offer counseling services, parenting classes, scholarship oppportunities and job placement assistance. Mom’s House empowers single mothers to help themselves through their philosophy of a “hand-up, not a hand-out.” For more information on Mom’s House, click here and to reserve your ticket to Mom’s Nite Out, click here. We look forward to seeing you there.