We’re all in a flurry of getting ready for the holidays so this will be an extra short post! First, thank you for the wonderful comments you left for Alison Green Myers.
Thank you, Alison, for the wonderful and generous gift you’ve given of a free Skype visit to a school or organization in this season of giving. It’s such a perfect way for us to end a year by committing ourselves to GOODWILL and to finding OUR right word to live by in the coming year. What will be your special word? What special word will be mine? You may want to revisit the previous post for inspiration from the children.
If you weren’t the lucky winner, you’ll still want to visit the website for the non-profit program: My Special Word. You can apply for a grant, donate to the program, or get in touch to find out how you can bring this kid empowering program to your school or organization.
And, the Lucky Winner, chosen by random.org for the "MY SPECIAL WORD" Skype visit is:
(Please email me with contact information for Alison! claragillowclark(at)gmail(dot)com)
Alison Green Myers spent the first half of her career teaching reading and writing, and now finds herself working in children’s book publishing as program coordinator for the Highlights Foundation and reader for a small press. She is a regional advisor for SCBWI and a fellow of the National Writing Project. Alison joins Dwight Smith to co-present My Special Word in schools across the country.
THANK YOU, ALISON, and THANK YOU, DEAR READERS FOR MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.
PEACE. LOVE. JOY. GOODWILL TO ALL!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!