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Empowering Ways for Nonprofits to Commemorate National Nonprofit Day

Empowering Ways for Nonprofits to Commemorate National Nonprofit Day Celebrating National Nonprofit Day on August 17th is a wonderful way to honor the important work that nonprofit organizations do to make positive impacts in our communities. Here are some creative and meaningful ideas to celebrate this day:   Volunteer Appreciation: Host a special event or…

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Elevate Your Company’s Impact: Unleash the Power of National Nonprofit Day!

Elevate Your Company’s Impact: Unleash the Power of National Nonprofit Day! Every year on August 17th, we come together to observe National Nonprofit Day, a time to recognize and appreciate the invaluable contributions that nonprofits make to our communities, spanning from local to national and even global spheres. Businesses and corporations can play a significant…

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Cultivating a Community Legacy in Southwest Washington

Cultivating a Community Legacy in Southwest Washington Why did you breathe life into your business? Today’s business trailblazers often say it’s because they aspire to effect change, satisfy a demand, tackle a challenge, or bolster their community. Unquestionably, entrepreneurship transcends just generating income; it’s about making an impact. What role will your venture play in…

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Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington to Be Absorbed by Greater Vancouver Chamber

Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington to Be Absorbed by Greater Vancouver Chamber NONPROFIT NETWORK SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON TO BE ABSORBED BY GREATER VANCOUVER CHAMBER The Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington (NNSW) and the Greater Vancouver Chamber have reached an agreement for members of the NNSW to become members of the Greater Vancouver Chamber’s Nonprofit POD (Pathways to Opportunity…

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The Benefits of Volunteering

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The Benefits of Volunteering Aristotle once equated the essence of life to serving others and doing good. While the philosophy seems like a fulfilling endeavor, it’s not quite practical given that we lead super busy lives. With our consistently jam-packed schedules, it’s impossible to think of giving away more of your time and energy for…

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Operation Home Rescue Completes Work on First Veteran’s Home in Clark County

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Operation Home Rescue Completes Work on First Veteran’s Home in Clark County On June 2, 2021, nine volunteers from the TMG Family of Companies, including TMG Maintenance Services NW, partnered with three employees from Maid to Sparkle Inc. to complete the first Operation Home Rescue project home for a local Veteran, Clifford Booth. Operation Home Rescue is administered and funded by TMG Cares,…

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Creating a Post-Covid Business Plan

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Creating a Post-Covid Business Plan For many local small businesses, the past year and a half have been one of the unprecedented challenges. With many states lifting Covid restrictions, and the vaccine administered at a fast pace, re-opening is the next thing on the horizon. Business planning can be challenging enough in the best of…

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How Local Businesses Can Compete with Amazon

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How Local Businesses Can Compete with Amazon Amazon is the largest online store and hosts products from some of the biggest brands in the world. They are also known for large inventories and discounts, so competing based on price can be a tall order for local startups. Interestingly, about 50% of the products you encounter…

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Marketing Your Business After a Crisis

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Marketing Your Business After a Crisis If you are struggling with how to market your business in the current environment of uncertainty, you aren’t alone. Many members want to get the word out that their businesses are once again open for trade. However, some don’t quite know how to advertise without seeming insensitive to the…

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