March 2014 Notes & News

Margaret’s Upcoming Album in the Works
Margaret, along with her Growing Azalea Music team, is getting ready to launch a fan-funded campaign on Pledge Music for her upcoming singer-songwriter CD, “Rainwater Runs Deep”, the follow up album to “Distant Thunder” CD in her rain-themed album trilogy. We shall be keeping you updated on how you can be a part of this exciting project!

Upcoming Performances
Margaret shall be performing her “Socially Awakened Songs and Uplifting Instrumental Compositions” in Chicago this month! Please check the concert calendar for all the details. www.gamusic.com/performances

News from Azalea Blossom
Azalea Blossom, the not for profit 501c3 organization, which Margaret founded in 2007 for the prevention, awareness and education of domestic violence and child abuse, is moving its headquarters to New York City with the aim of bringing the SAFE through the Arts violence prevention into public school kindergarten classrooms beginning in September. Please stay tuned for more news on this exciting endeavor!

Inspiration

Inspirational Place of the Month
The beautiful majestic mountain cluster just outside of Aspen, Colorado known as Maroon Bells is Margaret’s inspirational place for the month of March.

Inspirational Person of the Month
Margaret’s inspirational person for the month of March is Songwriter/Vocalist/ Author Karen Taylor Goode.

Acknowledgements

Birthdays
Dorothy L, James C, Herbie B-H,  Denise G, Daniel S, Jim N, Pete G, Claire F, Paula L, Jacob L, Patrick F, Maddy O, Judy K, Jennifer W, Jonah C-S, Win C, Norm T, Art T, Alex E, Tracy M, John G, Elissa D, Sophia M, Rick G, Lauritz R, William F, Teri A, Sonny R, Ute B, David G, Dain K, Win C, Nora C

Congratulations

  •  To Megan Ott on winning first place in a South Carolina state competition for best original script for her play, “ A Good Man”.
  • To Ed Scherer for his well deserved retirement from the Federal Reserve.
  • To all students nationwide who are participating in “Music in our Schools” month.

In Need of Prayer

  • To everyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one.
  • To anyone who has recently made a major change in their life.

Quote of the Month

“Give yourself to love if love is what you’re after

Open up your heart to the tears and laughter

And give yourself to love, give yourself to love.” (Kate Wolf)