Category Archives: Community Volunteer Leadership Conference

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Lil Jon: Why He Fights to Stop Diabetes®

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This week is the 40th anniversary of National Volunteer Appreciation Week (NVAW), a time when we at the American Diabetes Association (Association) acknowledge the distinguished volunteers who bring our mission to life all over the country. During NVAW 2014, we’d … Continue reading

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National Service Achievement Award Winners

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Each year, the American Diabetes Association recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals in the service of the diabetes community through its National Service Achievement Awards. Continue reading

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Who Will You Nominate?

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There are hundreds of individuals and organizations across the country who have made it their priority to help in our mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. Who do you know that deserves to have their passion and dedication to the Stop Diabetes® movement recognized? Continue reading

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Diabetes for 85 Years

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Yesterday I stopped by the Community Volunteer Leadership Conference (CVLC) for a special appearance from an inspiration to anyone living with diabetes. The American Diabetes Association’s National Youth Advocate, Madi Dodge, was also there and shared her thoughts about the experience on her blog, which I’d like to repost here. Continue reading

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Planning

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How much time do you spend planning? If you have diabetes, you probably do a good amount of planning for every trip, every outing, and every meal. Do you have a plan mapped out for the next four years? The American Diabetes Association does! Continue reading

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Cooking Up Volunteerism

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Today is the first day of the 2011 American Diabetes Association’s Community Volunteer Leadership Conference (CVLC), when some of the Association’s top volunteers and staff gather to share their passion, perspective and experience in the Stop Diabetes® movement. Although CVLC takes place in the same city and around the same time as the upcoming Scientific Sessions, it’s a completely different event that necessitates its own intricate planning. One of the most essential parts of the planning? The food! Continue reading

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Community Volunteer Leadership Conference

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There’s another meeting taking place just before the world’s largest diabetes meeting: The Community Volunteer Leadership Conference (CVLC). This is the American Diabetes Association’s largest gathering of volunteer and staff leadership from across the country. The primary goal of this conference is to provide a consistent focus for all communities. At this year’s meeting, the Association’s 2012 – 2015 Strategic Plan will be unveiled. Continue reading

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