The Connector: Edition Five

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Welcome Back!

Happy Wednesday! Happy Veterans Day to our soldiers, both past and present. We owe you our thanks, but more than that, we owe you our freedom. Check out this amazing video for kids that helps them understand why we celebrate Veterans Day along with other fun facts - it is too cute and even parents will learn a lot!

Have a wonderful week, stay safe, and always cherish your freedom!

1. Remembering the Halloween Costumes Throughout the Years

Wondering how you can remember what your child was for Halloween each year? Grab their candy collecting bucket and use it to document their costume for each year! This is a great way to look back and remember all of the spooky, special memories!

2. Upcoming Signature Events

Ask HR Office Hours - Join our experts for a live Q&A to answer all of your HR questions. Jump on to ask your question, or hang for the hour and hear what others are asking! Register here.

Coffee & Connections - Are you going through a career transition? Join us for a great networking opportunity and to hear from our friend, Judith Kurnick on how to Pivot or Reset! Register here.

Diversity Panel - We have an expert moderator and four remarkable panelists who will be sharing their knowledge and insights on how to build the structure of diversity within your company to truly make a difference. You won't want to miss this! Join us along with over 200 registrants! Register here.

3. The Season of Giving Back

Want to get involved with a great cause during the holiday season? The Emmanuel Cancer Foundation is a beacon of light for New Jersey families facing pediatric cancer. There are many ways to get involved, including food banks, events, and donations. They have four different locations and are always looking for volunteers! They also really need gift cards, so if you are looking to use ones that you still have let them know

4. Gift Ideas for Your Team

Check out our friends at PPS Printing Solutions for all of your gifting needs! From blankets to back packs to coffee travel mugs, there is nothing you can’t customize! There are endless options your employees will love. Mark and Leslie are here for you!

Clove & Twine provides amazing kits and giftboxes! This is a one stop shop where you can get everything you need for your perfect employee holiday gift! The customizable giftboxes will ensure fulfillment and fit every company's style!

5. Life Hacks You Never Knew About

Did you know you are using these everyday items wrong? Who knew that soda can tabs had a purpose, or that there is another way to peel bananas? This fun article shows you all the items you have used your whole life have different functions that make your life easier. Wow! We had so many "aha" moments after reading this. Check it out!

6. Your Covid-19 Questions Answered

During the Covid-19 crisis, lines have become unclear regarding regulations in the workplace. In this article, the most common questions about returning to work, paid leave, and vacation time are asked and answered to ensure there is no confusion! Make sure you know the latest regarding work regulations and see how they are impacting your organization! Read the full article here!

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7. Let's Go Local!

There is nothing we love more than supporting small businesses. Check out some of our favorites right now!

Looking for a reason to get out of the house? We have one! Check out Cherry Street Pier on the Delaware River Waterfront. The Pier hosts many events throughout the year that are fun for all family members! Markets, art shows, and concessions are all available in this beautiful building!

A restaurant with two happy hours? Check out SOMO located right in the heart of Manayunk. This is a perfect brunch destination for you and your friends, or an amazing date night!

Thanksgiving is on and yes it will be different this year, but that doesn't mean we can't pick up dessert from several amazing bakeries in the area! Click here for all the amazing desserts you can either pick up or get delivered!

Holiday parties...what to do? Several of our clients have called and asked. Well we found this great article and wanted to share it with you! Enjoy and let us know what you decided to do!

We Need Your Help!

The Chester County Food Bank was formed in 2009 to address the escalating hunger problem in the county. Their primary goal was, and still is, to have a viable, sustainable organization that secures, manages, and distributes food to those in need. The O'Connor Group has created a fundraising team - want to help us?

Have a great week! Stay safe!