Royal Neighbors has conscientiously nurtured a philanthropic legacy for nearly 125 years. It is part of who we are and why we have been successful in empowering women and their families to build better lives, stronger communities and a brighter tomorrow.
People often make jokes about fruitcake – there really are some bad ones out there – but there’s nothing funny about Shirley DeSchinckel’s version, a moist, fragrant nut-filled loaf that substitutes overly sweet candied fruit with prunes and dates and has, over the years, generated a devoted following.
“There’s a lot more to yoga than contorting into crazy shapes,” says Patti Coan, a Madison, Wisconsin-based yoga instructor. “Concentrating on your breath and the moment at hand are an absolutely essential part of the practice and are the basis of some of yoga’s most important benefits.”
There are several guideposts I have drawn upon throughout my career to keep me grounded, build relationships and become a leader others will follow. One of those guideposts is to make learning a lifelong pursuit. It is one of the most valued gifts I give myself every day.