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2015 Photo Some Days – Photobomb for Charity

The semi-finals were hard-fought, even as temps soared into the 90's

The semi-finals were hard-fought, even as temps soared into the 90’s

IMA Dallas’ annual Sandblast charity event took place on September 17, 2015 and was a smashing success. Benefitting Junior Achievement of Dallas and the IMA Foundation, we moved our venue this year to the Sandbar Cantina & Grill in Dallas’ Deep Ellum neighborhood. Several of IMA’s business partners and clients participated in the event. I was particularly impressed with the skill and stamina of many of the volleyball teams, as they continued to play hard as the mercury climbed into the mid-90’s yesterday afternoon.

Sandblast Photobomb!

Sandblast Photobomb!

Of course, we managed to have lots of fun in the process of raising money for these worthy causes. For me, the personal high point of my day was FINALLY delivering my first-ever photobomb! Indeed, I have attempted to bomb many a portrait as the phenomenon has gained in popularity, but have always managed to be busted prior to the shot. This, however, was perfectly timed as two of my coworkers posed for the camera. We work hard at IMA, and I feel particularly blessed to work with a group of good, fun-loving people.

But all joking aside, we raised $15,000 for Junior Achievement, and that is a worthwhile achievement in and of itself. It is indeed a blessing to work for a company that gives so much to the communities in which we live and work.

IMA Sandblast is an annual event. If you have interest in joining us next year, give me a shout. It’s lots of fun and supports a very worthwhile cause.

Sandblast 2015 raised $15,000 for Junior Achievement Dallas!

Sandblast 2015 raised $15,000 for Junior Achievement Dallas!

2015 Photo-A-Day 2.23.2015

What a blessing it is to work for a company full of dynamic people who truly love what they do. Tonight I am at Devil’s Thumb Ranch near Winter Park, Colorado attending our annual Producers meeting. This is an opportunity for us to celebrate last year’s successes as we plan our future. For me, it’s an opportunity to meet coworkers from other IMA offices and build relationships that I know I will treasure for the rest of my career. Altitude here approaches 9,000 feet, so upon check-in IMA gave us these water bottles to remind us to stay hydrated, and the Ranch offers their delicious lemon-infused water which is more than up to the task.

“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.” ~ Jacques Ives Cousteau via BrainyQuote.com

IMA water bottle filled with Devil's Thumb Ranch lemon infused water. Yum!

IMA water bottle filled with Devil’s Thumb Ranch lemon infused water. Yum!

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