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Drink Beer, Do Good

Now here’s a campaign I can really get behind!

An email with a caption like the title of this post arrived in my inbox today. How clever is that for getting people’s attention, not to mention for putting a smile on people’s faces, too?

Just thought I’d share this with you as a PERFECT EXAMPLE of how a good email caption can make all the difference.

(Full disclosure: The entire email caption read like this: “Drink Beer, Do Good – Support Groundwork all month long with Pour for More! Enter to win 2 FREE tickets to Harvest at the Commons!” However, the only part I saw on my screen was “Drink Beer, Do Good” and that is the text that got me to open it up.)

In case you are interested in learning more about how you can drink beer to do good, then check out the Pour for More campaign in support of Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities, a Michigan-based nonprofit organization.

Cheers!

 

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What’s your summertime temperature?

It’s been an extraordinarily long and hot summer here at The Idea Garden and it’s not over yet. Our 30C+ summer-holiday temperatures aren’t at all what we’re used to in the foothills of the Rockies, at least not for such an extended period.

According to Climate Central and the World Meteorological Association’s new interactive map, perhaps these high summer temperatures are what we will have to look forward to in future years.

Check out the situation where you live with this interactive map showing you the temperatures of major cities by 2100. Calgary, the closest city to where I live and work, is projected to have summertime temperatures similar to Los Angeles by then–unless we do something more about reducing our carbon emissions.

 

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Learn How to Write Petitions That Win!

News of this webinar just arrived in my inbox today, so I thought it important to share with you.

“How to Write Petitions That Win!” is the first course offered by “Activist U,” the latest initiative of the very caring Care2 team. Check out what they have to say here…

We want to make sure you know that we’re here to support you on your quest for justice, and that creating a winning petition is a reachable goal for you and every other Care2 member. That’s why we’ve spent the past several months cooking up Care2 Activist University. “Activist U” is a series of trainings where you can get tips and feedback from campaigning experts. If you’ve ever wanted advice on how to write a successful petition, RSVP for our first-ever webinar now.

Click here to register for this webinar which takes place on March 16, 2016. Maybe I’ll “see” you online!

 

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