Tagged: #Since1851

BLOG: My Year In Highlights – Looking Back At 2016

A magnificent view of the year that is almost over, the year of 165 travel days – exactly as many travel days as the number of years that IOGT has been in existence.
I am looking back with satisfaction and determination to do even better. I have learned incredibly much during this year. It was a year of growth, challenges, understanding our organization and broader alcohol policy community. I understand the potential of our members. I got to see our strengths and also the reasons why we do not always succeed in what we decide to do…

BLOG: Every Child Deserves Jugendland

Warm-hearted and dedicated adults, understanding, patient, supportive, funny. Adults that made me believe that I belong and that I am not judged. Adults, that let the kids play, talk, listened to them, encouraged creativity and looked like they would just want to make our wishes come true. The same kind of adults have been running Jugendland for years and I can imagine how children who come here feel. Every child deserves Jugendland. And I wish every child could have something like that in their community. A piece of safe haven…

BLOG: #Since1851 – Celebrating IOGT’s 165th Anniversary

2016 is not only a new year. It is also a special year. But it’s not only a special year either. It’s also a historic year. It is a historic year literally because were founded in 1851, in New York, USA. That’s exactly 165 years ago and so in 2016 we are 165 years old. So, we have reason to be proud and we have reason to celebrate our anniversary…