Tag Archives: Volunteers

Holy Days

As this year winds to a close and our thoughts turn to celebrating holidays with family and friends I offer some thoughts about the year of 2014. This end-of-the-year blog comes with some very special gifts: photos taken by Jorge … Continue reading

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Volunteers Just Keeping “Wowing” us!

We’re breathing a deep sigh of satisfaction (and probably a bit of relief) as we wrap up another busy fall season of projects and activities on Greens Bayou. Just when we think our volunteers can’t “Wow” us any more they … Continue reading

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Just for the fun of it

Summer is a good time to relax a little bit. Even when we are no longer school children we still associate summer with family vacations, swimming pools or the beach, and no deadlines or pressures. We had a little bit … Continue reading

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Planning heats up with summer sun

It was obvious to me during a 2 pm site visit to Foster Park yesterday that summer is here to stay. My denim jeans felt like some kind of heat trapping sauna suit as we explored the edges of the … Continue reading

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What is your reason why?

It’s been a busy spring for the staff and leadership of Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition. We welcomed 220 people to our Annual Meeting on March 28th and celebrated five years as a non-profit and the efforts of the volunteers who … Continue reading

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Building Community

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the concept and practice of building community as I studied for a certification exam given by the national Community Development Council. The text book definition of community development is “a comprehensive process for … Continue reading

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Endings Become Beginnings

The end of a year always brings to mind the cycle of life. The endless circle of creative destruction and renewal that is all around us. If you have spent time with family over the holidays you can appreciate the … Continue reading

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From The Executive Director: We Are Grateful For So Much

Welcome to our new Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition Web Site. We went live with the new site about a month ago. There are still some pages to be completed and kinks to be worked out but we are excited about … Continue reading

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