Ginny’s presentation was a hit! The foundation had started to discuss moving beyond her original proposal before she was even finished.
Pepper cut in quickly. “We are looking to engage the community and have the movement grow organically rather than be presented fully realized.” she told them. “Ms. St. Pierre and I are aware of how much this could grow.” and then she sat down and didn’t say another word, but it was enough. The ‘suits’ listened carefully to the rest of her proposal, and after answering a few questions, they brought the meeting to a close.
The chair summed up the meeting quickly. “We are very interested in your idea, Ms. St. Pierre. Give us a week to run some numbers and let’s meet again.” They set up to meet at the same time the following Monday.
Pepper grabbed her into a big hug right outside the door. “You were amazing!” she said. “With that kind of passion, how could they say no?”
“I think it was your logistics that sold them.” Ginny said.
Pepper gave her another hug and said, “Let’s just say we make a great team.”
Pepper’s phone rang and she looked and said, “It’s Tony. Let me set things up for tonight.” and she walked away to talk.
Ginny pulled out her phone and texted Steve.
Your lady is amazing!! They loved it! Meeting next week after they run some numbers.
Her phone rang almost immediately.
“Congratulations! I knew you’d knock their sox off!” Steve sounded winded.
“Sorry to interrupt your training.” Ginny said, contritely. Continue reading “A Time for Heroes – Chapter 11”