Donuts, Fashion Choices, and Membership Benefits
A new donut shop recently opened up near our home. Early one Saturday, I decided to throw my shoes on, sneak out, and surprise my family with morning treats. As I was making my purchase, the man behind the counter said, “I see you’re a teacher. You get 10% off every day!” I was a bit confused, trying to decide how the man figured out my occupation, when he pointed to my t-shirt. I was wearing our IMTA t-shirt, offered at last year’s State Conference in Vincennes! I thanked him, collected our goodies, and left. On the drive back home, I smiled at my forty-nine cent savings, but I quickly began to wonder how many of us are missing out on valuable benefits from our IMTA/MTNA memberships?
The Members-Only section on the MTNA website lists a very impressive summation of corporate sponsorships secured by our organization, and these are not to be missed! However, I would also argue many of us are missing benefits that can’t be measured in dollar signs.
For example, we just wrapped up our 2016 State Conference, and it was truly an event to remember! Goshen College proved to be an incredible host, with top-notch facilities and featured presentations by incredible artists. Highlights included:Continue reading