HDM2019 Interview – How It Works
Today we will continue our conversation with the organizers of Hockey Day Minnesota 2019, hosted in Bemidji on January 17-19. Actually, as you’ll see, it’s a lot more than just three days of hockey!
We’re appreciative of members of the Local Organizing Committee and Minnesota Wild for taking the time to sit down with us a short while after the event and give us their perspective on how a large event like this worked.… Read the rest
HDM2019 Interview – Making It Happen!
Like any large community event, Hockey Day Minnesota 2019 wouldn’t have happened without a vision and a lot of work from a group of people who shared that vision. That includes local champions, media partners, sponsors, the hockey community, and more.
Today we are going to hear from some of the local people who helped make Hockey Day Minnesota 2019 – Bemidji happen!… Read the rest
Community Event – Hockey Day Minnesota 2019
The following is the first in a four-part series detailing the how and the why of a very successful community event. We hope you’ll enjoy and learn a little from the experience.
If you want to read more on how this event came to be, check out our Making It Happen! interview, our How It Works interview, or our The Payoff interview.… Read the rest
Impact Maker Interview 1
We have a lot to learn from others that are trying to build their communities and their woodpiles. Today’s interview picks another person we’ve identified as giving back to their community in some way and tries to learn from them. My questions are in bold, their responses are in black.
If you know someone you would like to nominate for an interview, please drop me a note with a brief story about why that person should be featured.… Read the rest
Impact Maker Interviews
We have a lot to learn from others that are trying to build their communities and their woodpiles. This is the beginning of a new, regular feature that will hear from people who are making an impact in their communities, families and work. Several people have already contributed their interviews, and we’re excited to start sharing them with you. It’s going to be an adventure with stories from all over the state, country, and possibly even world!… Read the rest
Getting Started Volunteering. Now.
One thing I’ve learned over the years is that you can’t just build your woodpile. You’ve gotta burn some of it along the way – getting involved in your community is how you figure out the impact YOU can make. It’s time to step outside your comfort zone and do something different!
Some of you reading this post know exactly what you need to be doing to grow your woodpile/improve your community.… Read the rest