Archive / November, 2014

Thanksgiving Manifesto

I’ve said it before on our blog, and I’ll say it again: Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  It is also, in my humble opinion, the best holiday of the year.  What other day combines the incredibly important concept of gratitude with family, friends, food, and football (the four Fs of happiness)? My perfect Thanksgiving day goes […]


Getting in the #GivingTuesday Spirit

Black Friday. Small Business Saturday. Cyber Monday. Three days in a row dedicated to consumerism, with just one day dedicated to giving thanks for all we’re blessed to have. ‘Tis the season! Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for capitalism. But doesn’t that ratio seem unbalanced? Shouldn’t we focus more on giving thanks, and worry […]

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Haunted Hustle Recap

Did you hustle with us in October?   Almost 300 of you did, and helped make our first ever kids race at the Summit Credit Union Haunted Hustle a huge success!  Adding to the fun was the amazing, summer-like weather we enjoyed on Saturday and Sunday, which helped bring almost another hundred young athletes to […]


Fit and Fantastic – Lincoln Elementary!

I started my Halloween weekend off with a super exciting visit to our Fittest School for 2014, Lincoln Elementary in Madison. Lincoln was one of our 2013 Adopted Schools, and that is where I had the privilege of working with phy-ed teacher Anthony Smith.  It’s easy to see why kids at Lincoln are so eager […]