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A Delightful Detour in Plans

By Meredith Cohen on Jul 29, 2013 12:18:00 PM in Core Values, Charitable Endeavors, Professional Growth, Our Employees, Community Events

On Tuesday July 23rd, Five FurtherEd-ers went on a mission to feed the hungry. Upon arriving at Trinity Place, we discovered that our talents were needed elsewhere –in the community center known as Charlotte’s Place.

Serving Ribs, Beans, and Smiles

By Ambassador Ann on Jul 29, 2013 12:00:57 PM in Core Values, Charitable Endeavors, Team-Building Events, Professional Growth, Employee Wellness

What's Summer without a BBQ!? On Friday, July 19th,  Four FurtherEd-ers were lucky to get invited to help at Common Ground's BBQ at The Christopher. Common Ground is a wonderful charity organization that houses the homeless or those very close to...

Brown Bagging For A Cause

By Ambassador Ann on Jul 11, 2013 3:48:19 PM in Core Values, Charitable Endeavors, Professional Growth, Community Events

Here at the FurtherEd office, we're all lucky to have weekly groceries, snacks, beverages, and Thursday lunches provided for us. Unfortunately, there are plenty of people who go hungry, even around us while we go to work or home.

Pay It Forward

By admin on Jun 12, 2013 12:52:35 PM in Core Values, Charitable Endeavors, Professional Growth

Taking time to help others is something that people should do more of and something I take pride in doing. In todays world, you never really know when you may have to rely on someone's generosity, as every year there are more natural disasters like...

20 Minutes...What Would You Say?

By Ambassador Ann on Apr 25, 2013 4:50:58 PM in Core Values, Charitable Endeavors, Professional Growth, Our Employees

You're on a stage, eyes watching & ears listening....GO!

BBBS Sidewalks of New York Awards

By Ambassador Ann on Apr 24, 2013 1:51:12 PM in Charitable Endeavors, Professional Growth, Our Employees

This past Monday, Jeff R and I had the honor of attending the Big Brothers Big Sisters Sidewalks of NY Award ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Grand Ballroom. Walking around this swanky building alone made the evening grand. Before dinner, guest...

Leaving Fall Behind

By Ambassador Ann on Apr 22, 2013 2:10:52 PM in Core Values, Charitable Endeavors, Team-Building Events, Professional Growth, Our Employees

Can't you smell it? Spring is in the air! Usually people take this time to do some spring cleaning in their home. However, three co-workers (Lauren, Micah, Trish) and myself decided nature needed it too. This past Saturday, we participated in the...

To College and Beyond...

By Ambassador Ann on Mar 27, 2013 4:07:54 PM in Core Values, Charitable Endeavors, Professional Growth, Our Employees, Employee Wellness

L-R top clockwise: Jeff F, Stephanie, Melissa, Sigalle, Meredith, Jeff R, Joe, Richard, Lauren V, Ann

Making Winter Wishes Come True

By Ambassador Ann on Dec 11, 2012 12:23:36 PM in Core Values, Charitable Endeavors, Team-Building Events, Professional Growth, Our Employees, Employee Wellness

With the holidays upon us, we tend to remember the happy memories we had as a kid when opening the gifts. However, not every child has the opportunity to experience that.

A 10K Kind of Sunday

By Ambassador Ann on Oct 8, 2012 1:45:28 PM in Core Values, Charitable Endeavors, Team-Building Events, Professional Growth, Community Events, Employee Wellness

Yesterday Dave, Kyle, and I participated in the 31st Annual 10K Community Run & Walk for the second time. Dave & I both were battling colds but still manage to come out to help out the Bed-Stuy Community in Brooklyn. The weather was nice and...