Each week on “On a Mission” we talk to community leaders who are out to make a positive impact in the area. Today, our host Wendy Norfleet talks to Catherine Mercer from the Mildred Brockington Foundation.
The Mildred Brockington Foundation exists to motivate and inspire our youth.
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Short company description: Inspired by my Mothers Non-profit Organization
What makes your company unique?: Have picked up where my Mother left off. I continue to motivate and inspire our youth. I Teach CPR, I am a Medical Assistant Instructor, also the Director of Career Services at a local college. Everything I do revolves around helping the community.
How do you define success?: Success is when you can start something and complete it with knowing that what you have done has helped elevate someone else.
Who in the industry inspires you and why?: My Grandmother, Mother, and Aunts. They all are givers and motivators
What is a tip for success that you would provide someone in your same industry?: Keep going until you get it right. Quitting is not an option someone is depending on you
What excites you most about your industry?: Being able to show that you genuinely care by doing good deeds and wanting nothing more back than the smile you put on someone’s face
What is the biggest challenge you think you or your organization is going to face in the upcoming year?: Being able to have one on one with the community due to Covid-19. People are still not comfortable