8 Weeks of Giving: Call Someone and Express Appreciation For Them

Posted on November 30, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under 8 Weeks of Giving, Economic Development, Giving Back, Inspiration, Relationship Building, Team Building.

Welcome back to 8 Weeks of Giving! This year, we’re dedicating our series to activities that can support mental health, directly or indirectly. During COVID and the holidays, mental health struggles can be a challenge for so many. Our goal is to do small acts of kindness each week to lift up those around us …

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8 Weeks of Giving: Surprising Co-Workers With Home-Baked Goods

Posted on November 23, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under 8 Weeks of Giving, Economic Development, Giving Back, Inspiration, Relationship Building, Team Building.

Welcome back to our 8 Weeks of Giving series, where we’re doing our part to spread positivity and kindness through simple acts of giving. Over the holidays and during COVID, many people struggle (often silently) with mental health. With social distancing and many group activities still being limited, it’s so important to find ways to …

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8 Weeks of Giving: Buy a Cup of Coffee for Someone

Posted on November 16, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under 8 Weeks of Giving, Economic Development, Giving Back, Inspiration, Social Media.

Welcome back to 8 Weeks of Giving! Over 8 weeks, the Platinum PR team is finding creative ways to give, and we’re dedicating these 8 weeks to activities that support mental health. During COVID and the holidays, mental health struggles can be a challenge for so many. It’s our hope that we can do our …

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My Most Memorable Experiences in the Trail Quest Adventure

Posted on October 28, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Economic Development, Inspiration, Personal Share, Travel & Tourism.

In the last blog, I shared about my experience taking part in Virginia State Parks’ Trail Quest Program. Trail Quest provides a fun and interactive challenge that rewards you with Trail Quest pins for visiting the state parks that are part of this program.  I set the goal of visiting all 39 state parks in …

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Achieving my 2021 goal of visiting 39 Virginia state parks this year!

Posted on October 28, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Economic Development, Inspiration, Personal Share, Travel & Tourism.

Early in 2021, I heard about a program called “Trail Quest” sponsored by Virginia State Parks. Trail Quest provides a fun and interactive challenge that rewards you with Trail Quest pins after visiting 1 park, 5 parks, 10 parks, 20 parks, and all 39 state parks that are part of this program. Once you register …

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