My mission statement~

I intend on "trying" to live a life that is about: not putting in my mouth things that are bad for me or have come from an animal that was treated cruely while alive on this earth and during slaughter, creating lasting fond memories for my children and grandchildren, adventure, challenging myself, respect others regardless of species, race, color or creed, taking risks, having fun, being grateful, respecting myself & my body, being authentically myself, taking responsibility for my actions, being proactive, being a problem solver, taking action, introspection, transition, change, honesty, growth, loving & helping others, having integrity, doing my best, being easy on myself, enjoying this world, becoming well read, seeing the wonder of it all and never allowing fear to hold me back!

Monday, September 15, 2008

Ok I can tell you the news now...........and it's great!

A couple of weeks ago I posted something about being really excited. You can read it HERE



My last "real" career was with The American Heart Association. I was a Corporate Events Director and covered a large territory raising funds and awareness for Heart and Stroke Disease by working with local CEOs', committees, and corporation employees! We worked together to raise large sums of money by putting on Heart Walks! I loved it and it was perfect for me. The year after Katrina, non-profits everywhere were suffering. The AHA cut over 20,000 jobs in one week. Mine was one. My territory was the most rural area and they cut it!


I live in a small town. That fact coupled with the job market nationally has made it extremely tough finding something of that caliber. I have basically been working just to pay the bills with zero intellectual stimulation or sense of making a difference in the world. Me being me, I have to have that.


Welllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll! I finally got a break. Deep down I believed it was all for a reason.


Mosaic is an organization serving people with developmental disabilities. They believe that every individual is a person of worth. Together Mosaic staff members, volunteers and the people they support work as partners. Check out the website HERE.


I just got offered (9:44 am) the Public Relations/Marketing/Fund Raiser position! Yippee!


It combines the two things I want in a job: Public relations and making a difference in the lives of people or animals!


I am kinda in shock!
I am so grateful and feel so appreciative! "Thank you Father"

15 comments:

Mental P Mama said...

That is wonderful, fantastic, glorious, splendid news! All the best to you!

Dreams of a Country Girl said...

yipee.. i am also searching and i applied for a job with the aha here in my town...but no call.

it sounds like something you will be perfect at. congrats.

Odd Chick said...

I love that you came to visit my blog and that I get to congratulate you on your new job. It sounds like a calling and a mission - and after reading your blog- you will be great!!

Dreams of a Country Girl said...

it was in marietta georgia...not too far...

it was a regional director...

but alas...crickets/

Carmi said...

I'm thrilled for you. I truly believe that good things happen to good people. The journalist in me appreciates the value of your role very much - you'll doubtless hit the ground running and make a huge difference.

haffnewie said...

Congratulations Heidi!! I am so happy for you! I was a teacher and care home provider for the Developmentally Disabled for many years!!
Great news! Bet you are anxious for some brain stimuli!! Go get'em girl!

Tracey said...

Congratulations :)

ga.farmwoman said...

I am so happy for you! That is wonderful news. Good luck with it all.
Pam

Country Girl said...

I am so happy for you! This is wonderful and I am sure they have chosen the right person for the job. You could make a difference in so many people's lives!!

Scrappy Girl said...

That is SO great! Congrats! Sounds like an interesting job.

JanNell said...

Congratulation!
You must be delighted Heidi. You have waited long enough. Wishing you all the best.

Beki said...

WOW!!! Congrats on the new job!!!



PS. My blog is back up sort of. I deleted it accidentally, and now am having to start over.

awerch said...

OMG!!!!!! What fantastic news. I am extremely happy for you. I know how long you have waited for this opportunity to come along. I know you will be wonderful. Your heart is pure,and your determination is inspirational. Your struggles are coming to an end. Like we always say, "God has a plan for us all." and now you are coming to realize his plan for you. Congratutations friend!!! Now lets celebrate:-)
Love Ya,
"Candy"

Becky :) said...

How exciting. I used to work for the AHA here in Sacramento and helped with all of the Heart Gala balls we did each year.

I'm so excited for you!!!!

Carolynn said...

Hey, congratulations. I've been a bit slow getting over here. I'm envious of your new position. I'm sure you'll be awesome at it. It sounds like something that really speaks to you.