Moments Matter

2019 Community Lifer of the Year: Christine Jakupovic

January 31, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

Graceful, confident, tenacious, creative and fun. Those are just a few truths about Christine Jakupovic, 2019 Community Lifer of the Year. The past year was one of incredible growth for our company, including expansion into Colorado. Key to our success in the region was Christine, Community Engagement Manager at Inspiration in Aurora. Or as we…

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Our 2019 Summer Interns

July 23, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

Our team hosted two interns for the summer: Riley Zavala and Izzy Reed knocked it out of the so-called park, helping support our team’s writing, photo, administrative, data collection and entry, compliance, and project coordination tasks. These hands-on internships provided substantial experience and contributed toward fulfilling our summer goals. More about Izzy Born in Columbus,…

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Team Building: One Taco at a Time

February 13, 2019 by Kimberly Crowther Miller Director, Community Engagement

You know the old saying that the cobbler’s kids have no shoes? Well, one of the perils of working in the community building business is that we’re often so focused on facilitating connections on behalf of the communities we serve, we forget to take the time to build relationships among ourselves. Before you know it,…

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2018 Community Lifer of the Year: Ana Feyereisen

November 23, 2018 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

What does it mean to be a Community Lifer? It means that we are purpose driven and passionate about what we do. It means that we subscribe to our values – TRUST, RECIPROCITY, SPIRIT & LEGACY – and we believe in them, deeply. We stand by every word of our newly minted Manifesto and we…

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