An Invitation

FROM: The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ – a Pennsylvania non-profit entity – creating a better future for NEPA and surrounding areas! TO: Citizens of all ages, Business Owners, Elected Officials – just about anyone!   The time is nearly upon us folks.    2015 yielded a great “temperature taking” for The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project.    We…

Not Every Venture is About Capital

ROI Through your adult life, you are taught to invest – invest in yourself, invest in your retirement, invest in the stock market, invest in your business, invest in your education. But why? What’s the reason to invest? MONEY! The return from investing (meaning what you get back); you expect a monetary return from it. The money…

Who is ZIPPER JUNCTION for & How do they get there?

It is no secret that The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ is primarily for the folks of North Eastern Pennsylvania, specifically Pike and Wayne Counties and the approximately 10,000 school aged kids that live in the area. But there is another significant population we want to have experience ZIPPER JUNCTION™…….EVERYONE!!!  Hold on a moment, that is pretty broad…

What’s Ahead For Us In 2016

With 2015 rounding out to a close I want to first wish you a very happy and healthy start to the New Year! We’re quite excited about what is ahead for The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ and I’m excited to share it with you, one of our supporters. Looking back on 2015, this was a year…

The Joy of Giving

It really is all about giving. Think back to when you were a kid. Did you get excited around the holiday season? Did you make a list of all the things you wanted for Christmas or Hanukkah? All the things you dreamed about having, to play with, to show your friends, to add to collections…

Small Steps for a Big Impact

Several years ago, when the ideas for The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ were just coming together, there were three main points that drove me: 1 – The generally sad state of affairs of our Country and society in general. 2 – The lack of better educational alternatives & career opportunities. 3 – My personal ah-ha moment…

Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving to all! As we’re winding down the final days of 2015, I wanted to share a story with you that will illustrate what’s in store for The Project for 2016… The other day I was speaking with someone who may very well become a part of this undertaking. He was telling me a…

Negative Effects of Social Media

Following up to my blog post last week about social media, I wanted to talk a little bit about the negatives effects of social media that I have encountered. Last week was my positive take on social media: how I learned to use it, how we integrated it into The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™, how it…

Join our new online community

Join Our New Online Community!

In honor of our new and flourishing online community, I thought I’d share my experience with adopting social media as a means of building community. I know there are a lot of people out there, especially those born before 1980, who have resistance to joining the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, etc, etc. The reason I…