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Welcome to "Gaston's Great," the podcast that delves into the dynamic world of non-profits and leadership in Gaston County, North Carolina! I'm your host Steven Long, and I'm excited to guide you through the inspiring stories, impactful initiatives, and visionary leaders who are making a difference in our community.In each episode, "Gaston's Great" shines a spotlight on the dedicated individuals and organizations that contribute to the social fabric of Gaston County through their work in the non-profit sector. Join us as we explore the innovative solutions, community-driven projects, and the passion that fuels these organizations' missions.Discover the leadership philosophies that drive positive change, as we sit down with influential figures from Gaston County's non-profit landscape. Hear firsthand accounts of challenges overcome, victories celebrated, and the collaborative spirit that defines the non-profit sector in our community.But "Gaston's Great" isn't just about stories – it's about inspiring action and fostering a sense of community engagement. Each episode offers insights into effective leadership strategies, highlights the resources available for those looking to make a difference, and showcases how individuals can get involved in supporting local non-profits.So, whether you're an aspiring leader, a passionate advocate, or simply someone curious about the incredible work happening in Gaston County, this podcast is your go-to source for all things non-profit and leadership-related. "Gaston's Great" is your front-row seat to the heartwarming stories of those who lead with purpose and drive positive change in our beloved community.Join us on this journey of empowerment, motivation, and community building. "Gaston's Great," because leadership and non-profits are the cornerstones of a community that truly thrives. Let's explore the transformative power of leadership together!

Gaston's Great Steven Long

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Welcome to "Gaston's Great," the podcast that delves into the dynamic world of non-profits and leadership in Gaston County, North Carolina! I'm your host Steven Long, and I'm excited to guide you through the inspiring stories, impactful initiatives, and visionary leaders who are making a difference in our community.In each episode, "Gaston's Great" shines a spotlight on the dedicated individuals and organizations that contribute to the social fabric of Gaston County through their work in the non-profit sector. Join us as we explore the innovative solutions, community-driven projects, and the passion that fuels these organizations' missions.Discover the leadership philosophies that drive positive change, as we sit down with influential figures from Gaston County's non-profit landscape. Hear firsthand accounts of challenges overcome, victories celebrated, and the collaborative spirit that defines the non-profit sector in our community.But "Gaston's Great" isn't just about stories – it's about inspiring action and fostering a sense of community engagement. Each episode offers insights into effective leadership strategies, highlights the resources available for those looking to make a difference, and showcases how individuals can get involved in supporting local non-profits.So, whether you're an aspiring leader, a passionate advocate, or simply someone curious about the incredible work happening in Gaston County, this podcast is your go-to source for all things non-profit and leadership-related. "Gaston's Great" is your front-row seat to the heartwarming stories of those who lead with purpose and drive positive change in our beloved community.Join us on this journey of empowerment, motivation, and community building. "Gaston's Great," because leadership and non-profits are the cornerstones of a community that truly thrives. Let's explore the transformative power of leadership together!

    A Mission to Brighten Lives at Camp Sunshine ft Beth Patton

    A Mission to Brighten Lives at Camp Sunshine ft Beth Patton

    WATCH NOW: https://youtu.be/TDL6P3Sk7pg?si=GdizXW7xFxgFmWNXIn this heartwarming episode of "Gaston's Great," we sit down with Beth Patton, a key figure behind Camp Sunshine's transformative mission. Beth shares the remarkable story of how Camp Sunshine offers an unforgettable summer experience to children who might otherwise miss out on the joy and camaraderie of camp life. From the inception of this noble initiative to the life-changing impact it has on both the kids and volunteers, Beth del...

    • 29 min
    Guiding with Purpose: Unpacking Principle #5 from 'The Way of The Shepherd

    Guiding with Purpose: Unpacking Principle #5 from 'The Way of The Shepherd

    WATCH NOW: https://youtu.be/7LQvROdXrAo?si=gbWdQsMl0NkBfGX-In this episode, hosts Steven and Mark delve into the essence of leadership through a discussion centered around Principle #5 from "The Way of The Shepherd." Exploring the vital role of direction in effective leadership, they reflect on how guidance and clarity pave the path for organizational success. Through insightful anecdotes and practical insights, they illuminate the transformative power of leading with purpose and intentionali...

    • 23 min
    Women Shaping Change: Conversation with Community Catalyst Jennifer Davis

    Women Shaping Change: Conversation with Community Catalyst Jennifer Davis

    WATCH NOW: https://youtu.be/52A-lIaa-vIJoin us as we delve into the remarkable journey of Jennifer Davis, a driving force behind community development. Discover Jennifer's compelling 'why' as we explore her beginnings, motivations, and the pivotal moments that ignited her passion for making a difference. Tune in to uncover the inspiring story behind one woman's quest to transform our community.WEBSITE: https://jpdavisonline.com/BOOK OF THE WEEK: When Breath Becomes AirGaston's Great lov...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Building a Safe Work Environment: Deciphering Leadership Principle 4

    Building a Safe Work Environment: Deciphering Leadership Principle 4

    Join us as we explore the essential facets of leadership through the wisdom of "The Way of the Shepherd." As an HVAC company, we understand the significance of fostering a secure and supportive workplace. In this episode, our operations leader, Mark Benton, joins us to delve into Principle 4: "Making Your Pasture a Safe Place." Together, we unravel the keys to cultivating a safe work environment that promotes trust, collaboration, and productivity. Join us as we discuss actionable strategies ...

    • 26 min
    Fossil Fun: Embarking on a NEW Jurassic Journey at The Schiele Museum

    Fossil Fun: Embarking on a NEW Jurassic Journey at The Schiele Museum

    Join us in this exciting episode as we sit down with Tony Pasour, assistant director at the Schiele Museum, to unveil the thrilling details of their upcoming fossil exhibit. Tony takes us on a journey through time as he shares the inspiration behind the exhibit, the fascinating fossils that will be on display, and the incredible stories they tell about our planet's prehistoric past. Join us as Tony provides a sneak peek into the captivating world awaiting visitors. Get ready to embark on an a...

    • 54 min
    Building Stronger Families with AJ and Bria Main from Family Life Ministry

    Building Stronger Families with AJ and Bria Main from Family Life Ministry

    Join us as we interview AJ and Bria Main with Family Life Ministry! In this episode, AJ and Bria share their heartfelt experiences and the transformative impact of answering God's call to serve. From navigating challenges to nurturing resilience, join us as we explore their unique path to becoming pillars of strength within the Family Life Ministry community. Whether you're seeking guidance as a parent, spouse, or simply invested in family well-being, this episode is perfect for anyone...

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

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Great to Hear Something Positive

Have been a resident if Gaston County for almost 17 years and Just discovered the podcast and am enjoying it. Wonderful to hear all the positive things happening in Gaston County.

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