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2015 Another Successful Year for OBF

Posted by ourbackyardfoundation on April 6, 2016 at 8:55 AM

Greetings from Our Backyard Foundation,

Message from the President

 

2015 was another successful year for Our Backyard Foundation and much of this success came from Dawn & Sadie and their efforts in pediatric arthritis and Tami & Hunter and their efforts for families who will or have delivered a preemie.

 

In 2015 Our Backyard Foundation was able to help several families in need of financial help. While Our Backyard Foundation was successful with raising the funds for these local individuals and families, I saw a much different value on our efforts. I saw Our Backyard Foundation dedicating their time to share smiles with family and friends of those that are hurting and in need.

In one case, Our Backyard Foundation was able to provide funds to a family whose son is battling brain cancer. However, it was at the event where I saw the true value of Our Backyard Foundation's work. The love, the laughter, the smiles and the time this family was able to share with friends and family was wonderful to see. They were able to put aside the pain and hurt for a few moments in time and just have fun. It was special to sit down with the family and enjoy dinner together and to be able to share some laughs and smiles with them as well. Watching that family laugh and SMILE lets us know that we have succeeded and that time is priceless!!

As Our Backyard Foundation enters into a new year, we look forward to continuing to raise funds for those in need, but more importantly we look forward to the SMILE that we see from those in need.

 

On behalf of the Backyard Foundation board members, we thank all of you who have volunteered your time, effort, money and Smiles to make us successful.

 

Clint Carbonneau

 

Please join us for our Upcoming Events

Thursday April 7th – Blessing for Babies annual Poker for Preemies Tournament

Saturday May 7th – Wine & Food Pairing

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Reply MelaniT
11:24 PM on July 15, 2018 
We‚??ve been receiving a lot of questions about the Open Badge Factory plugins and decided to hold two webinars about the plugins we have done for OBF and other systems. The first part focused on Canvas LMS and Blackboard plugins, how to install them, how they work and how to get information and help when needed.

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