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Teddy Goodson Wins Community Service Award, Talks About the “Grassroots”

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Our own Teddy Goodson accepts the Fred Silverthorne Community Service Award from State Senator Chap Petersen at this morning’s 11th Congressional District Awards Luncheon in Fairfax City, then has a few words on the grassroots. Congratulations to Teddy on a well-deserved honor!

  • AnonymousIsAWoman

    I can’t think of a more deserving recipient.

  • Elaine in Roanoke

    How wonderful to see the grassroots get its due. Congratulations!

  • notlarrysabato
  • Tom Greeson

    Congratulations to Teddy! What a wonderful moment during this afternoon’s award program! Well said, Teddy!

  • Jim Webb Dem

    here at Blue Virginia and previously at Raising Kaine … I enjoy Teddy’s comments and diaries the most.

    Wonderful for her to be in the spotlight. Thanks.

  • aznew
  • Teddy Goodson

    What I wanted to get across, and did not completely say the way I wanted to, was that the successful organization is successful because it is blessed with a strong grassroots—- and that sometimes the established leaders don’t always apprciate that, and don’t always listen to their grassroots, which feels it’s sort of invisible—- but that this year, 2011, is looking like the year the grass roots rises, and makes itself heard, the world grassroots, all across the globe. We have a lot in common with the grassroots of Egypt, Tunisia, Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana.  We’re fed up and ready to roll.  

  • Marc Greidinger

    Its what you do!

  • Ingrid

    You rock!