Saturday, September 3, 2016

September 3, 2016

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All the news is about tracking Hermine. We were nervous about the cookout all day. It was overcast, but they didn’t forecast rain. This is the big fundraiser of the season and it’s been compromised by the weather.

I got to the bay beach at 4:00 and set up the tables and the raffle prizes. Then we just waited for people who had yet to buy tickets. Didn’t do too badly I think, but the attendance was definitely down from other years. All the work we did…makes me a little sad.

They are actually talking about a voluntary evacuation in the morning. They expect the shoreline to really take a beating. I’m staying put. Got a 10 a.m. meeting to count the money we collected.

Got an email from Cori with graphic requests—she’s working really hard on rebuilding the site. Too many things were wrong and Google is threatening to remove us from our prime search position because of error messages. Not good.

Matt and I battened down the hatches when I got home from the cookout. There are gale warnings and we have to secure everything on the deck and remove outdoor furniture. Still have to get ropes to tie some stuff down in the morning—if the hardware store has any left!

Written by Adrienne Gruberg
Adrienne Gruberg is a former family caregiver and founder of The Caregiver Space. After six years of caring for her late husband and mother-in-law she conceived of an online support space all caregivers could come to. Adrienne holds a BFA from Boston University. She founded AYA Creative in 1982, an award winning graphic design, marketing and advertising company. Her design training has helped shape the website and her personal and professional experience continues to inform and influence the caregiver centric support experience she has created at The Caregiver Space.

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