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August 07, 2017 - Member Spotlight, Membership

Introducing Our New Members

Introducing Our New Members

Welcome to a continuing series that introduces you to some of our new members who have joined for FY2018. If you are interested in being highlighted, please contact us and your Impact Austin blog editor will respond to you with the details.Send your email to contact@impactaustin.org and be sure to indicate that it is a New Member Highlight Inquiry.

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August 01, 2017 - Member Spotlight, Membership

Introducing Our New Members

Introducing Our New Members

Welcome to a series we are beginning that introduces you to some of our new members who have joined for FY2018. If you are interested in being highlighted, please contact us and your Impact Austin blog editor will respond to you with the details. Send your email to contact@impactaustin.org and be sure to indicate that it is a New Member Highlight Inquiry.

We are...

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July 28, 2017 - Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight on Judi McCarthy

Member Spotlight on Judi McCarthy

I came to Impact Austin in a roundabout way.  It’s a byzantine path; bear with me. A kindly acquaintance from my former community of Bakersfield, California – but who’d moved to Overland Park, Kansas - connected me with her San Antonio friend, who invited me for lunch in Blanco to encourage me in my move to Austin.  That generous lady shared how Impact San...

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June 28, 2017 - Member Spotlight

Maximizing My Impact Austin Membership

Maximizing My Impact Austin Membership

Impact Austin introduces a new series of blogs written by Impact Austin Members and sharing their personal stories. If you have a story you would like to share, contact us at contact@impactaustin.org and ask to be connected with the blog editor. We would love to hear from you!

I joined Impact Austin nine years ago, and I've never been more satisfied with an...

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March 20, 2017 - Member Spotlight

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Lisa Apfelberg

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Lisa Apfelberg

Lisa Apfelberg joined Impact Austin five short years ago but this active volunteer and nonprofit professional jumped in with both feet! She’s been an advisor to g3, served on a Grants Review Committee and most recently served on the Board of Directors.

How did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join?  What year was it?
I heard about Impact...

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September 05, 2016 - Member Spotlight

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Dubravka Romano

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Dubravka Romano

Dubravka Romano is a woman with an exotic name, an amazing life story, and a down-to-earth attitude that fits right in with the members of Impact Austin!

Dubravka, how did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join?

"My friend and work colleague Krista Fergason told me about Impact Austin about 7 or 8 years ago, and invited me to attend an...

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August 01, 2016 - Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight on Suzanne Daniels

Member Spotlight on Suzanne Daniels

Suzanne Daniels is a creative force of nature! Juggling home, parenthood, a passion for design, volunteer work for Impact Austin and now a brand new project (keep reading to find out what it is)...there is no stopping her!

Suzanne, how and when did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join?

I joined in 2012 when Angela Osborn recruited me to...

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July 01, 2016 - Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight on Julie Fritz

Member Spotlight on Julie Fritz

Julie Fritz is an Artist who brings her vision, focus and talent to everything in her life. Whether donating her art to support her favorite nonprofits, or simply bringing beauty into other people’s homes and lives, Julie touches her community.

Julie, how did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join? 

"I was a member of a similar organization...

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May 30, 2016 - Member Spotlight

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Martha Salazar

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Martha Salazar

Martha Salazar is a quiet woman with a dazzling smile and an enthusiastic attitude. We talked with her recently about her Impact Austin experience.

Martha, what inspired you to join Impact Austin? 

“My first encounter with Impact Austin was being lucky enough to sit next to its founder, Rebecca Powers, at an event at St. David’s Episcopal Church. She shared...

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May 02, 2016 - Member Spotlight

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Dina Mavridis

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Dina Mavridis

Dina Mavridis is an enthusiastic, spirited, Impact Austin leader who has made a big impact of her own with our younger generation of philanthropists!

Dina, how did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join?

"I heard about Impact Austin through Melissa Gray in 2003.  She invited me to a coffee at Rebecca Powers’ home, and after hearing...

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