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PRESIDENT’S PLATFORM | September 2020

PRESIDENT’S PLATFORM | September 2020 Welcome to the first President’s Platform of the year! A lot of firsts this time of year, almost like a reset. People feel this way maybe twice a year, the other at New Years. This year, however, as we all know, is very different from any other year. While the season...

PRESIDENT’S PLATFORM | August 2020

PRESIDENT’S PLATFORM | September 2020 What a wild ride! I never thought I would be spending half of my Presidency in sweatpants and networking two-dimensionally over Zoom, yet despite its challenges, this year has been a pleasure. To serve the Chapter, work with an amazing Board of Directors, meeting...

PRESIDENT’S PLATFORM | July 2020

PRESIDENT’S PLATFORM | September 2020 Wow, how is it already July?!?!? My first tomato has arrived after months of care and daily nurturing and I couldn’t be prouder.  It feels really good to see something through and the success of the end result…and I’m proud to say the fruits of our...

PRESIDENT’S PLATFORM | May 2020

PRESIDENT’S PLATFORM | September 2020 Hi Members! May of 2020 has been, for me and the SMPS-NY Board of Directors, ALL ABOUT YOU, our members. As your President, know that I appreciate you–you’ve helped remind me to take a moment to breathe, to stay positive, call up friends, and take every...

PRESIDENT’S PLATFORM | April 2020

PRESIDENT’S PLATFORM | September 2020 Mechanisms of Survival – This Too Shall Pass We’ve all heard it before: history repeats itself. In 1918, the Spanish Flu pandemic, or “La Pesadilla,” was unusually deadly for influenza and infected a quarter of the world’s population, at the time, about 500...