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06 Oct

De-stress/Unplug on Event

Written by Kari Johnson Working live events is stressful. It doesn’t matter the scope or scale of the event, working with vendors, sponsors, clients, participants, deadlines, and expectations is stressful. Taking the time to step away for a few minutes while working to get outside of the event bubble is not only important, I find it imperative. Event work often means long hours, abnormal eating patterns and high stress. While most of us who love this type of work thrive…

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01 Oct

Event 360 Spotlight: Robin Shapiro

We're excited to introduce this week's Event 360 Teammate Spotlight. Enjoy a glimpse into the personal and professional life of Robin Shapiro! Position: Volunteer Operations Manager Start Year: 2005 What job did you hold right before you came to work at Event 360? I was a seventh grade teacher. Wrangling junior high school kids is actually great preparation for managing volunteers. Was there anything in particular that brought you to Event 360? I participated in the 2004 Susan G. Komen Arizona 3-Day. I…

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25 Sep

Susan G. Komen Seattle 3-Day Recap #1

I have been a part of the Susan G. Komen 3-Day® coaching staff for ten years now -- the best job ever! For two years, I have been the Seattle Participant Support coach. The voice at the other end of a phone conversation. The fingers on the keyboard of a returned email. Coming to Seattle from my home in California, I am excited to finally meet the participants I have come to know and love from afar! Last year a…

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