National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) Membership and Stakeholder Relations Manager Stephen McDow wrangles giant teathered beachballs during the Co-op Festival in Washington, D.C., on October 1, 2017. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is one of the event’s partners. Read More … Continue reading USDA: Stephen McDow At 2017 Coop Festival
Montgomery County Medical Society has a proven record of supporting physicians’ love of medicine and humanity by ensuring that members… Continue reading (Pages 14-15) Continue reading What Has The Montgomery County Medical Society Done For It’s Members Lately?
An estimated 1.5 million people have been uprooted in fighting that started with a political impasse in mid-December 2013 between President Salva Kiir and former Vice-President Riek Machar. The conflict also sent nearly 100,000 civilians fleeing to UN bases … Continue reading Never Forget That Millions In South Sudan Are Homeless!
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Gray has been “all red flags from the get-go,” Lotter says. “Corruption is a form of injustice, and it needs to be cured.” But Stephen McDow, 37, sees Gray as a “consistent and stable leader.” Intimations of legal action to … Continue reading Washington Post: Torn voters in D.C. mayor’s race see a city at a crossroads
Perhaps there is nothing more powerful in life as watching life blossom and watching life enter into its winter season. Recently, I had the pleasure to once again experience a life in its winter season breathe its last few hours on earth. Many are brought to an unwavering chill when talking about death; however, I add one additional element to this rather earthly experience. It is the experience of being in tune with the spirit of a person and knowing that at any moment God could nod and say, “It is so!” This moment of transition is a sort of … Continue reading Watching Life Transition From Earth To Heaven
The tension between marketing/communications and those that produce revenue, membership/development, is often challenging within an organization. Equally challenging, are leaders who do not see a value in establishing and maintaining synergy between marketing/communications and membership/development. Organizations lacking that synergy often grapple with having to solve disjointed departmental communications and operations, inconsistent brand messaging, poor text heavy marketing collateral, and ineffective call-to-action campaigns that bore the community of existing and potential stakeholders. Recently, a well-educated Ivy League graduate and senior leader at a Boston, Massachusetts area non-profit asked me a question while addressing the details of my professional background: How do … Continue reading Q&A: Is There Tension Between Marketing & Development? Exponential Success Depends On Synergy!
As you know, according to data collected by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention 5,740 children and teens were killed by guns between 2008 to 2009. Also, in the wake of the Newtown, CT shootings at an elementary school … Continue reading ACT NOW: 7 Year Old American Student Asks President & Congress For Greater Gun Protections
One posting on Mr. Miller’s Facebook page — from someone identified as Stephen McDow — said, “I am an Independent who grew up in Washington, DC. I currently live in Southern California. The actions from Rep. Joe Wilson (R) SC, … Continue reading Obama accepts Wilson’s apology