Carolyn Browne Tamler

has helped hundreds of businesses and organizations with her thoughtful facilitation and research services. She also writes colorful and compelling articles about new business initiatives! Would this help you? Call Carolyn today!

RSS Feed
Subscribe by Email
This form does not yet contain any fields.

    p:| 360.222.6820
    c:| 425.351.7531

    f:| 360.222.6820

    2055 Pheasant Farm Lane
    Freeland, WA 98249

    Make Good Use of Your Sidebar

    Use this space for anything from simple blocks of text to powerful widgets, like our Twitter and Flickr widgets. Learn more.

    To access Website Management, hit the 'esc' key or use this Login link.


    4-12-12 Building a community while you build a business

    This last weekend, Rich and I participated in the annual Clinton Easter Egg Hunt.  This has been going on for close to 20 years, and as I handed out prizes I heard a mom comment that she came to this event when she was a child.

    No one did a formal count, but there were certainly hundreds of people – adults with their children – that participated.

    This event could not occur with out strong leadership (this year, Kathy Craven of Craven Insurance), lots of volunteers and contributions from the business community.

    I particularly noticed prizes from five Clinton businesses:

    • ·         Neil’s Clover Patch Café – free child’s milkshake
    • ·         Pickles Deli – free pickle
    • ·         Anchor Books and Coffee – free child’s hot chocolate
    • ·         Dairy Queen – free child’s sundae
    • ·         Critters and Company – free gold fish

     I did an informal check with the business owners, and, not surprisingly, learned that when a parent came in to get a child’s prize, other purchases were usually made.

    How great to contribute to a wonderful community event and build business at the same time!


    PrintView Printer Friendly Version

    EmailEmail Article to Friend

    Reader Comments (1)

    CLINTON Easter Egg Hunt--The event would NOT have happened without volunteers like Carolyn and Rich Tamler. Carolyn gave up a much-loved class to help me out.
    I also was aided by Sherren & Scott Anderson, Sherren's Glass Works; Hal Schlomann, Fern Ridge Alpacas; Jason Kalk, Lincoln Computers; Sherryl Christie-Bierschenk, Best Practice; and my dear husband, Bob Craven, Craven Insurance & Chair Clinton Chamber of Commerce.

    And stuffing those hundreds and hundreds of eggs with candy were the very GRANDsons of Libby McCauley, L & L Properties/Clinton Square; and Barb Parkes, K-9 Carts.

    THANK YOU ALL, from the children of Clinton and myself. Kathy Craven

    April 12, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKathy Craven

    PostPost a New Comment

    Enter your information below to add a new comment.

    My response is on my own website »
    Author Email (optional):
    Author URL (optional):
    Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>
    « 4-19-12 The simplest marketing research tool | Main | 4-5-12 Collaboration is a great tool for building business »