As I noted in my post of April 5, this is a personal blog, so I can stray off topic and plug my personal cause once in a while. Some of you are already thinking, “He’s not writing about LPO or law practice management, so I’m outta here.” Fair enough, but on your way out, consider whether or not this blog has provided even a little bit of value to you. If (and only if) it has, consider donating $10 to the Pan Massachusetts Challenge (“PMC”) by Texting “PMC MS0320” to 20222. (See Texting Note below.) Read the rest of this entry »
One of the benefits of writing a personal blog is that I can allow myself to stray off topic from time to time. Another benefit is that I can plug my personal causes. Today I will be doing both.
For the fourth consecutive year, during the first full weekend in August, I will be riding my bicycle on a two-day, 163 mile route from Wellesley to Provincetown, as part of the Pan Massachusetts Challenge (“PMC”) to raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. I have committed to raise $6,800, and I would like your support. If you would like to donate or read more about my appeal, you can do so at my PMC site.
The PMC raises money for cancer research and treatment at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The centerpiece of its fundraising effort is an annual bike-a-thon in which cyclists ride across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Because the PMC charges riders to participate, and uses sponsors to underwrite most of the cost of the ride, it is very efficient with your donations. Last year’s $30 million gift to the Jimmy Fund of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute included 100% of every check and credit card donation. Read the rest of this entry »