Monthly Archives: November 2011

Insight from a Volunteer

Michael Connelly, communications coordinator for Sea Pines Plantation CSA serves on the United Way of the Lowcountry’s marketing committee and gives of his time in writing columns on the agencies served by the organization. His latest installment features the Neighborhood Outreach Connection (NOC). It’s a small inexpensive apartment in Bluffton filled with the bare necessities…

Mentoring makes a positive and lasting contribution

The original “Mentor” is a character in Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. When Odysseus,King of Ithaca went to fight in the Trojan War, he entrusted the care of his kingdom to Mentor. Mentor served as the teacher and overseer of Odysseus’ son, Telemachus. Mentor’s name-with a lower-case “m”-has passed into our language as a shorthand…

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