October 2019 Newsletter

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October 2019 Newsletter



October 2019 Newsletter

The Eden Project is a registered 501 c 3 whose mission is “to provide world class, community-based, reintegration programs for the warrior and his or her support group.”

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Our Focus is on Reintegration
With little or no clear definition of reintegration for our service members, we define it as The process of regaining one’s role of self, family member, employee and community member. We achieve this by being mindful of enriched experiences and learning to incorporate them into these roles.

2 apples both look the same on the outside bright red, shiny but on the inside…

I have been looking for a story to help people better understand traumatic brain injury (TBI). This simple illustration may help:

 Have you ever gotten an apple that at first glance looked perfect? The color was perfect, it was shiny, your mouth watered, and you could almost taste the sweet juiciness before your first bite. But then you picked it up and noticed a soft spot. Wait a minute, this looked like a perfect apple! You took a bite anyway and yuk! What looked like a perfect apple on the outside had a rotten spot hidden just below the skin. This is a TBI!

 Those people with a brain injury look like everyone else. The injury is not obvious, not visible unless you take the time to look for it. Most people will never notice the difference until they look closely or begin to interact with someone with a TBI.

 You can’t un-bruise an apple nor can you un-damage a brain. But we all can learn to live with an injury AND be respectful of those with a TBI.

Another Dragon Boat Race is in the books!

This year we had an amazing team of veterans and those who support our veterans. This event helps raise awareness and support for our vets and their families. We are taking names now for next year’s teams. Space is limited so sign up now… just kidding. We have LOTS of room, but please, sign up and join one of the fastest growing sports.
 

October 25th is the next Date Night!
 
Dr. Steve Hutchinson will lead another fun and entertaining date as we have a fun “game night”. If you are interested in communicating better and growing closer to your spouse, and want to meet other couples, contact us and join one of our date nights. 

 

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Have you heard? The Eden Project and  92.5 The Bear have teamed up to present “Warrior Wednesday!” Tune in at 8 am every other Wednesday morning to hear current events and programs offered to veterans, first responders and their families. Topics will include financial planning, health and wellness, activities for veterans and lots of volunteer opportunities.
 

click on the logo and you will be taken to all of our previous shows. 

Please welcome our new Chariman of the Board Harlan Hammack

Harlan is a retired Management Consultant in the areas of Organizational Change and Business Transformation. He has more than 25 years of hands-on experience working with businesses in the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and the UK. He’s worked with companies like Coca-Cola, Allscripts, Pfizer, Wyeth, Gilead Sciences, and the US Army as those organizations underwent a major change, like merger/acquisition, business process reengineering, or business restructuring. Working with the executive teams, Harlan helped the leaders define and understand the changes and impacts to the business, helped them communicate the change, and lead their teams successfully through the change while maintaining productivity and profitability.
Harlan is a sought-after Business and Leadership Coach, working with small- to mid-sized businesses. His proven methodology has helped business owners master strategic planning, systemization, team building, time management, performance metrics, and sound financial management.
Harlan is the author of several books on management and leadership. His most recent book is BARNSTORMING: A Pilot’s Guide to Growing Your Business where he taps into his experience as a private pilot and uses analogies of flight to explain the finer points of entrepreneurship. He is working on his latest book Pilot in Command (PIC): A Pilot’s Guide to Leadership.
Harlan lives in Newnan, Georgia, where he is active in the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce and as a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Newnan’s Marketing Committee.

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