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At some point in our careers we all begin to realize the value of networking.  Whether our goal is to develop a stronger client base, discover new business, get recommended for a new job, find a mate, meet new friends or simply expand our world perspective…networking is critically important and in many careers vitally essential.… read more


This week FLOC celebrates the completion of the new FLOC Directory.  YES, this is a big deal!!  Here’s why: 1.  It separates out members by chapters 2. Every member now has a login and can change their profile at any time 3. It adds members to the Directory immediately following membership sign-up 4. Allows for… read more


As FLOC develops and word spreads about the talent, energy, intellect and drive of our members, more and more of our nonprofit partners are approaching us with opportunities for our members to engage on “Associate Boards” or “Committees.”  We’ve received requests from Mission Hospital, PCRF, CASA, Ronald McDonald House, American Cancer Society, The Raise Foundation… read more


New Years resolutions are great and we all make them.  However, only 8% of us are strong enough to follow through with them to the end of the year.  In fact, 80% of us fail by January 20th.  Pathetic, right! Last year more people became FLOC members during the month of January than any other… read more


FLOC volunteers have much to celebrate at the end of 2011 with over 22,000 service hours given to the local community.  That number was achieved through 182 volunteer opportunities, partnering with over 60 nonprofits, expanding into SD and LA counties, engaging new members and creating an innovative corporate volunteer matching program.  According to the Independent Sector  an… read more


September 6, 2011

9/11 ~ A Weekend To Volunteer!

Across the United States this coming weekend many Americans will be remembering the September 11th attacks by stepping outside of themselves and volunteering for a local organization in their community.   FLOCers too will be a part of the “weekend of remembrance” by engaging in several volunteer activities including: Assisting special needs children of military personnel… read more


This past week FLOC advertised an OC Weekly event called “Cocktails for a Cause.”  Many FLOCers attended and all proceeds were given to our charity partner the Boys and Girls Club of Capistrano Valley.  ~ OC Weekly started “Cocktails for a Cause” years ago, but in 2011 they partnered with FLOC to help them pick… read more


This past week FLOC was involved in back-to-back events supporting CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), both as a sponsor for “Betting by the Bay” and as volunteer support for CASA’s annual “Back to School Picnic.”  Both events proved to be huge successes and FLOC was thrilled to be a part of them. 22 FLOC members… read more


ANNOUNCING THE POWER OF TWO CF DOCUMENTARY FILM – AUGUST 2011 The Power of Two, is a transformative film inspired by the memoir written by Southern California native identical twins, Anabel & Isabel Stenzel (Univ of Missouri Press, 2007). The Power of Two documentary film will premiere in Los Angeles on August 19-25, 2011 at… read more


On Saturday, July 30th, 23 FLOC members gathered among hundreds at the LA Regional Food Bank for our first-ever volunteering event in Los Angeles.   For three hours, we FLOCers dragged, lifted, kicked, pulled, pushed, and packed crate after crate full of cereal boxes, peanut butter, and canned goods. All in all, over 3,600 meals… read more


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