Tips for Running a Successful Holiday Toy Drive for Needy Children

Posted by George Ritacco on Oct 19, 2022 12:30:00 AM

Case workers involved in health and human services are in a unique position to be aware of families in the communities struggling to make ends meet. 

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Topics: Child Welfare, Homeless & Food Pantry, Fun Stuff

FAMCare User Forum Announcement

Posted by George Ritacco on Sep 19, 2017 9:36:31 AM

Hey there!

Just a short announcement that the Official FAMCare User Forum was launched today.  The forum has been something we've wanted to do for a while to help create a place for users to go to network with other FAMCare users and to find answers to their issues.

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Topics: Global Vision Technologies, FAMCare Tips and Tools, FAMCare, Fun Stuff

Non-Verbal's... Read Them and Learn from Them

Posted by Dave Becker on May 12, 2017 11:00:00 AM


I am very lucky to work with a man who cares more about others than himself.  Being a social worker sitting with 4 developers on a daily basis presents is challenges.  We think and act differently.  We approach problems differently and use different forms of communication.  But a guy I work with can be deep into his own problems or tasks and see what others need.  
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Topics: Fun Stuff

G.I.R.L. 2017 and the Girl Scout Digital Cookie

Posted by Samantha Stephan on Apr 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

What do most people think of this time of year? March Madness, The Masters, Spring Training and of course COOKIES! But not just any cookies Girl Scout Cookies. No one can deny these cookies are delicious and are only available once a year but these young girls are doing so much more throughout the year.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Fun Stuff


Posted by Steve Grover on Apr 25, 2017 2:00:00 PM

I still have a full set of Windows 3.11 on 3.5’ floppies. It was a wonderful time. With a bit of 10 BASE2 coax cable, BNC T-connectors, network interface cards (NICs), and a couple of 50 ohm terminators we could get computers to talk to one another. How could we forget the fun we had getting the interrupts set properly on the bus cards. And when it was all done, our first foray into network gaming, Duke Nukem, roared to life. Of course I figured out early how to use the mouse instead of the keyboard. The kids never knew what hit ‘em.

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Topics: Technology Speak, Fun Stuff

It's National Volunteer Week

Posted by Samantha Stephan on Apr 17, 2017 2:00:00 PM

National Volunteer Week, brought to you by Points of Light, is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in their community. Their stories can serve to inspire others to find ways to take action that creates change.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Fun Stuff, Nonprofit General

Social Media and the Effect on Your Future

Posted by Jeff Grover on Apr 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and many other social media sites, help keep people and communities together and up to date on all of our lives. We learn about who has a new job, who is having a baby and whose political views differ from another. Sounds promising and helpful, but is it?

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Topics: Global Vision Technologies, Technology Speak, Fun Stuff

Movie Mondays - New Video Series Announcement

Posted by George Ritacco on Mar 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The following is an announcement of a new video series from the folks at Movie Mondays. Movie Mondays is a company that delivers though provoking, creative, effective and helpful videos on the topic of fundraising. 

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, Fun Stuff

The Disgrace of Food Waste

Posted by George Ritacco on Mar 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM


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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Fun Stuff

There They Go.. and I Must Catch Up For I am Their Leader

Posted by Steve Grover on Mar 7, 2017 11:44:00 AM


When I was younger, all I wanted from my manager or supervisor was that they knew something about what I did, so they could give me guidance.  There was always an understanding between us and I could feel good knowing we were on the same page.  I had the most respect for that leader that backed me up when I wasn’t there, went to bat for me knowing my role in the organization was fulfilling the need I was hired to meet, and that I was doing everything we mutually agreed I should do.

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Topics: Global Vision Technologies, Fun Stuff

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