Spotlight with David Daggett

Spotlight With David Daggett: The 2021 Backpack Program

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It’s back-to-school time! The start of the school year is very influential for our young people.  Research shows that a positive start can change a life forever. I know we were all hoping for a totally normal start to the school year, but as we all know, we need to make the best of the…

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Spotlight with David Daggett: Smiley Sprint Triathlon Festival Weekend

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It is no secret that the best sport, in my humble opinion, is the triathlon. I have been participating in the sport for over 40 consecutive years! These swim, bike, run events hold a dear place in my heart, and have been a gateway into a healthy, fit lifestyle for so many, which is why…

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Spotlight With David Daggett: Graduations & Safe Sober

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It always was and remains today a time of endless possibilities.  High school graduation, our rite of passage into adulthood, and a cause for celebration.  There is nothing quite like the hope and joy of a high school graduation ceremony. Students have reached the pinnacle milestone after 12 years of school, a recognition of not…

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Spotlight With David Daggett: Getting Started Getting Fit

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Spring is in full force here in the Triad, and I have been so pleased to see so many new faces when out on my daily run! It seems that the entire community is out walking, biking, and running with me. The spring weather should encourage us to take advantage of these amazing days! While…

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Spotlight With David Daggett: Bike Safety and You

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One of my favorite things to do with my family is to go on a bicycle ride. Now, my wife and children are not always up for a 100 mile ride with me at 5:00 am on Saturday, but not everyone has to go as crazy as me! It’s hard to believe, but spring is…

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Spotlight with David Daggett: Black History Month

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In honor and recognition of Black History Month, please allow me a few minutes to reflect on a few leaders in our community who we lost in 2020. They were friends and mentors to me, and I will never forget their kindnesses.  These are people who made me better simply by their presence and friendship,…

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Spotlight with David Daggett: Pandemic Principles

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It is a new year and even during the pandemic, a new year is always rife with opportunity! I don’t know much, but I do know that when life gives you lemons, you must make lemonade! We are so fortunate that during these crazy times, we have been able to adapt and thrive. I have…

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Spotlight with David Daggett: Hunger in the Triad

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When I am out speaking in the community and helping promote organizations like the We Care House at St. Peter’s Church, H.O.P.E. (Help Our People Eat), the Second Harvest Food Bank, and other similar organizations, members of our community seem to be amazed at the hunger and food insecurity right here in our community.  It…

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Spotlight with David Daggett: Life Insurance Policies

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At one time or another, I am betting that you have been told that you need life insurance. This is especially true for parents who need life insurance money to take care of their children in the untimely event of a parent’s death. Many people purchase life insurance to cover their own end of life…

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Spotlight with David Daggett: The Daggett Shuler Backpack Program

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2020 continues to upend the norms that we all have become accustomed to, and that is especially true of the school year. Who can remember the last time that students were first headed to the classroom in late October? Though the back-to-school season didn’t look the same this year, it is up to all of…

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