We made our decision this week, and will find out next month who we’ll be spending a lot more time with in the coming months.We’ve all got our fingers crossed the speed dating approach will prove successful for us, but no matter the match, we think it will be the beginning of a beautiful (and impactful) friendship.
We made our decision this week, and will find out next month who we’ll be spending a lot more time with in the coming months.
Being a pretty diverse group of individuals, many of whom were eager to wrap up at this point and get back to Louisville for the Uof L-UCF football game, we had to quickly develop a fair method for deciding which organizations and projects we were going to shoot for.
Numbers usually being fair, we each scored all 12 organizations, added up a cumulative score for each, and left the retreat with the top five to ponder for a few days before submitting our top three choices.
It’s got the longest stretch of white sand, man-made beach in the world, and a trip out to the barrier islands are like going to a deserted Caribbean paradise.
The draw here is so much more than just a relaxing day on the beach. Louis is like Sausalito in Dixie, with a main street lined with galleries where creative types gather.
After that, it’s all about the food: restaurants like Long Grain, Hatchet Mountain Publick House, and the James Beard-winning Primo, just south of the town, have burnished Camden’s reputation as an event dining destination.
Of course, no Maine voyage is complete without a lobster pound visit, and Camden’s entry is quintessential: Miller’s Lobster Co.
Before we could get started, we had to meet (and eventually choose) the various nonprofits competing for an Ignite Louisville team; competing for us.
In short, the challenge before the Challenge was to get to know 12 different organizations over the course of two hours. Just after finishing up an indulgent lunch of lasagna and fettuccini alfredo, our freshly-formed team of eight local professionals began our journey of quick-fire questions and elevator speeches in a carbohydrate-induced haze.
The United States is a huge country with more beautiful, interesting, and exciting places than you could ever count -- but it tends to be the same ones you hear about again and again.
Lucky for us, we’ve got friends all over the country who can tell us about some of the lesser-known spots where we can guarantee you’ll have a great time -- but without the crowds and the fuss of other splashier places.