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Great advice!

I especially like the multiple channel reminder. It's amazing how many different ways people get their information. If we just relied on one, we'd be leaving so many others out.

Hi-touch is a great point.

One that I might add is making a point sometime during the year to celebrate your success. So often we seem to finish an extensive project and jump to the next one without stopping. A celebration is fun, a good time to remind folks about how far we've come and to express support for continuation of the project.

Thanks for the strategies!

Great strategies from Stephanie.

I want to echo Kristen's comments. An important part of communicating is allotting time or energy or print space for praising and celebrating wins.

This part of high touch also works as a great motivator. So, make a big deal out of the jobs well done. You can pay your volunteers not with money, but with excessive appreciation.

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