Carolyn Bogott, Author at Austin Daily Herald

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Carolyn Bogott: Schindler waves the flag for the community of Austin

Belita Schindler says she might be “Austin’s biggest flag- waving supporter!” And her motivation is that “Just as you take care of your home, you ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, July 5, 2022 4:39 pm

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Carolyn Bogott: Christensen believes in empowering

Beth Christensen believes in this quote from “Winnie the Pooh:” “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” She ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:31 pm

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Carolyn Bogott: Jenelle Cummings a voice for the elderly

Jenelle Cummings is a relatively new citizen of Austin, having moved here in 2013 to be near family.  She jumped in with both feet to ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, May 3, 2022 6:20 pm

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Carolyn Bogott: Houle nurtures international connections

Barb Houle loves teaching psychology at Riverland Community College.  She also loves making a difference in the lives of people in Eswatini, Africa, formerly known ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, April 5, 2022 5:56 pm

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Carolyn Bogott: Jeanne Poppe — A love of politics

Jeanne Poppe enjoys politics. She points out that politics are everywhere. In families, workplaces, among friends, as well as in government. She does not mean ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:58 pm

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Carolyn Bogott: A breath of fresh air for Austin

Karem Salas Ramirez is a breath of fresh air in our community.  She loves Austin, values what this place has given her and her family ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 5:33 pm

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Carolyn Bogott: Ritchie has enthusiasm for life

Kelsey Ritchie exudes competence, as well as enthusiasm for life. She is currently operations director of the Austin Area Arts and has responsibility for the ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 5:57 pm

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Carolyn Bogott: Burroughs motivated to give back to Austin

When our branch of the American Association of University Women discussed having this column in the newspaper, we were thinking of all the women who ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:52 pm

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Carolyn Bogott: YMCA’s Baker eager to give back to community

Diane Baker’s eyes shine as she describes her current job as executive director of the YMCA at the Austin Community Recreation Center.  She comes from ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Making the world a better place

Sara Lee’s personal goal in life is “to make the world a better place through health care and selfcare.” Her current job as a community ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Olson reaches out to welcome people to Austin

Did you know that Austin is one of the few cities in the whole country to have a concierge program? Usually, we only think of ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Kari Hall a welcoming face

Any time you enter Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Austin, your visit or stay is enhanced by the greeters at the door, the information desk volunteers, and ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Weikum — What’s good for the kids

AAUW’s purpose in having these columns published is to honor women who contribute to the fabric of the community of Austin.  Mary Weikum, Director of ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:13 pm

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Carolyn Bogott: HHH’s Holly Johnson learns along the way

Holly Johnson’s philosophy is to take opportunities as they come along and learn as you go.  Austin is so fortunate that she took the opportunity ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Clinefelter — A love of books and people

Julie Clinefelter’s love of books and of people resonates as she talks about her job as director of our Austin Public Library. She came into ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:30 am

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