Articles by author: Carolyn Hayek

Support Eliot through GiveBig! on May 5, 2015

By Carolyn Hayek on Apr 19, 2015 at 06:42 PM

For the first time Eliot Institute is participating in the regional fund-raiser GiveBig! sponsored by the Seattle Foundation. Plan to show your generosity on May 5, through the Seattle Foundation website.

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President's Message -- Fall, 2014

President's Message -- Fall, 2014
By Carolyn Hayek on Oct 18, 2014 at 04:12 PM in President's Message

The Eliot Institute Board is celebrating the success of the new Creative Arts Eliot Camp and reviewing policy issues impacting its future: (1) Priorities for scholarship funds. (2) What types of camps to plan in the future. (3) How to best honor our Unitarian Universalist connections. (4) What goals should be set for our endowment fund. Participant comments are encouraged.

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How Does a Camp Measure Success?

How Does a Camp Measure Success?
By Carolyn Hayek on Apr 30, 2014 at 01:45 PM in President's Message

A for-profit company can look at its bottom line to see if it is profitable. It can consider the percentage return on assets and its share price to evaluate how it is doing. Members of a non-profit board need to consider other factors. What should they be?

The Eliot Board supervises the business side of our Eliot camps and we have done those tasks quite well in recent years -- filling our camps, paying our bills, and getting positive evaluations from a high percentage of campers. We can credit our outstanding staff and the quality and dedication of our board members for those accomplishments. Our good relationship with Seabeck Conference Center, our primary host facility, is also an important factor.

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