Members of The Junior Joy Team and Hough Elementary Leadership Team delivered Happy Packets with hand-written notes of appreciation and candy to the entire staff of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center’s Emergency Department on Saturday morning. The notes express thanks for all the care and healing the ER team provides everyday to people living in Vancouver, Washington. ER Nurse Donna Mairose […]
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Our 2012 membership is starting with a bang! Welcome new and returning members of The Joy Team for 2012! Amy Bebo Cedar House Media Dana Damara Michele and Brian Larsen Carol McKeag, CPC Jennifer Powers Cherie Waatti Zen Flow Yoga Thank you all for starting 2012 by helping us spread joy, optimism and inspiration! Thank you, thank you!
September 21st was World Gratitude Day. We took the opportunity to express gratitude for some things on a walk through Portland, Oregon: water at a public drinking fountain books at the public library farmers at a farmers market public art at a mural public transportation at a bus stop Goodwill (and goodwill) at a Goodwill storefront See the photos in […]
One of the best ways to keep on the journey of joy is to be grateful. Every day. For every thing. Everything. You may have heard about the concept of keeping a gratitude journal. I first learned about it from Sarah Ban Breathnach in her fabulous book, Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy. I started keeping one on her advice four […]
Although The Joy Team truly began with a mother and her daughter spreading messages of joy, optimism and inspiration across Portland and Vancouver in November of 2009; the official beginning of The Joy Team as a non-profit corporation in the state of Washington began on February 19, 2010. One year ago today. With the mission of spreading joy, optimism and […]
We joyfully welcome our very 1st new member of The Joy Team for 2011: Joy Overstreet of Joyful Spaces. The JOY Team. JOY Overstreet. JOYful Spaces. I think it was meant to be. Don’t you? Thanks oodles, Joy, for being our 1st new member of 2011! And for all you do to spread joy in the world! P.S. You can […]
Welcome to our newest member, Robert Bednark! Thank you, Robert, for helping us to spread joy, optimism and inspiration to millions!
The Joy Team grew last week!! Welcome to our newest member, Nel Rand! Thank you for helping us spread joy, optimism and inspiration to millions!
The Joy Team grew last week! Welcome to our newest member, Lori Lofstrom! Thank you, Lori, for helping us spread joy, optimism and inspiration to millions!
The Holiday JOY Photo Shoot was fabulous! Even in freezing temperatures and rain. Thank you Kate Singh for your amazing photographic talent, Veronika Noize for all your help and unending support, Carol McKeag and Patrick Mcgillivary for staying for hours and bringing goodies, Brian Larsen for setting up the easy-ups (life-saving easy-ups!) and Olga Lafayette for bringing us cayenne infused hot chocolate to keep us […]