We’ve reached the next level of Sponsorship which is the “Kitten” level. Five women (and their organizations) are supporting our efforts to provide new shoes to local children in need.
First, meet Dr. Mimi McLaughlin, owner of McLaughlin Family Chiropractic. I first met Mimi through our affiliation with Toastmasters International. She’s one of the most positive and upbeat women I know and has frequently sent me written notes of encouragement and appreciation for a number of things. Her practice in Walkersville, MD uses a holistic approach to health and wellness and she accomplishes this by offering nutritional counseling, massage therapy, weight loss management and holistic chiropractic methods to her employees and clients. Additionally she regularly hosts health education workshops on common chiropractic related issues such as carpal tunnel, spinal exercises, massage/yoga/stretching, and arthritis to name a few. Thanks Dr. Mimi!
Our second Kitten level sponsor is Marlene Young, a very gifted vocalist who owns Glad Heart Productions. Her tag line is “Music from the heart for the soul” and it couldn’t be more appropriate. She’s produced countless CD’s and is a huge supporter of local charities. Marlene believes that “music is a divine gift from God and as such, it is best used to glorify the Almighty. That is the primary mission of her music.” As someone who owns several from her collection, I can tell you that her voice is a gift and I am grateful that she shares it so willingly. Thanks Marlene!
The effervescent Terri Perry is the Relationship Cultivator for the United Way of Frederick County. and a big supporter of the Must Love Shoes’s mission. The United Way supports many local nonprofits which improve the quality of life in the areas of Health, Income, and Education. Because a large portion of our children’s shoes go to Frederick area children, the United Way wanted to support this annual effort. Where my goal is to equip children with a new pair of shoes for their first day of school, Terri is busy promoting Stuff the Bus, which will equip them with the supplies they need to make it a great year! Thanks Terri!
Kristi Jacobs-Woods has been a Realtor for almost 17 years and is affiliated with Radcliffe Realty Group, a small, easily accessible and responsive agency. In addition to managing a busy client load, Kristi volunteers for the Woman to Woman Mentoring program as an Advisory Board Member, Mentor, and Clutch committee member. Kristi is also an avid soccer player and let’s just say she has been known to play several games after I go to bed! That’s energy! Thanks for your support Kristi!
Last, but certainly not least, is Kitten sponsor Heather Bodner of Three Old Souls, a graphic design company and the creator of the “look” behind the “Soles of Love in the Garden” and all of Must Love Shoe’s projects. Every year when I give her the new theme for the charity event she creates something even more spectacular. In my humble opinion, this year’s invitation tops them all! Heather is a full service agency, creating everything from logo, websites, print material, and my personal favorite, specialty projects. Thanks for being part of the family, Heather!
Look for these five amazing woman next Friday night, August 1st and take a few moments to learn more about the life they live in their shoes. Trust me, you’ll be impressed!