Our Kickass Boomer of the Day is Jeannine Mitchell, a teacher of over 30 years at Council Rock School District and currently chairperson of the Environmental Advisory Council of Doylestown Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She is passionate about native plants, birds and volunteering.
Join me in this episode and learn why Jeannine is a Kickass Boomer!
[00:01 – 03:59] Opening Segment
- I introduce and welcome Jeannine Mitchell
- How Jeannine realized her niche is the environment
[04:00 – 14:49] Environmental Activism
- Jeannine talks about building a garden for native plants
- Dealing with an unpleasant encounter for her project
- The benefits of volunteering to boomers
[14:50 – 24:59] Volunteering
- The real marker of relationships according to Jeannine
- Making the most out of your time
- Writing a new chapter of your life
[25:00 – 29:18] Closing Segment
- How can the Boomer Nation connect with you?
- Links below
- Final announcements
“If you’re a boomer and you’re looking for something to do, there are so many volunteer opportunities in your community.” – Jeannine Mitchell
“I am never bored. I have so much energy, and in part it’s fed by my volunteer activity.” – Jeannine Mitchell
- Audobon Bird Town
- Kickass Boomers previous episode: #24: Dr. Kaye says “I’m Not Aging:” I’m Ripening, Weathering, & Marinating
- Native Plants Four Seasons: A Homeowners Guide
Email email@example.com to reach out to Jeannine or connect with her on Facebook. Check out Doylestown Township’s Environmental Advisory Council to know more about her work.
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