Far too often I find that our organization has communicated information worth celebrating to audiences that are too specific. Meaning the organization of CYO has grown to where we now have many audiences with much more broad landscapes. In May, after the completion of the 2011 Maverick, we wrote this letter to the participants (audience) of the event. I believe this letter is worthy of all audiences as it demonstrates another point of celebration for the organization which is everyone who is interested in the promotion / growth of our Mission. So whether you are a participant of our programming, a sponsor of any fashion, an interested by stander or a passionate person hoping to find your fit into the organization I believe you will agree that his information is worth celebrating.
This year we celebrate 10yrs of programming and we salute all of you who have helped this organization build upon this mission and deliver programming that has grown from one high school program 10yrs ago into availability of communities. 10yrs has taught us many things about how to perform our service with both our internal customers (participants) as well as external (sponsors). One area we hope to reach new levels of quality with is our ability to effectively communicate to all our customers. With a very small staff this becomes a significant challenge but one we look forward to. We hope you find the information below rewarding realizing how truly amazing it is what a team of passionate folks can do when they say…”count me in”. Our intention is to keep you excited to be part of this team.
Our numbers this year were spectacular! We hopefully have reached a sustainable rhythm with the interest to add value where we see the opportunity. Your support will go a long long way in insuring we are moving forward on several fronts.
Your support will go directly towards the following this year;
Current Programming insuring availability and quality for our participants
Continued Investment into our first Outdoor Education Center
Support of the strategic plan in identifying our growth model and plans
Within this year we will be announcing our first capital campaign in efforts to complete the North East Regional facility. We promise to keep you abreast of this effort and success.
The following are the numbers we have to date on this year’s event. We have included past yrs values along with our goals for this past year to share with you all how powerful all your efforts / support have become.
2010 Net $126,395.00 2011 Plan Net $115,000 2011 Challenge Net $161,000
2011 Actual Net $212,000.00
I hope this letter finds you in great spirits as this information is truly something to celebrate. Our dates for next year’s event are already on the calendar as May 4-6th 2012. We hope this weekend is conducive to you joining us again.
Thank you again for such passion.
Enjoy your family, enjoy our outdoors and God Bless