Our CEO, Doug Grant was recently featured in an article by American Printer. Check out what they had to say below:
“By Sid Chadwick, Chadwick Consulting, Inc.
“The paradox of our time…is that we’ve learned how to make a living, but not a life. We’ve added years to life, but not life to years…We’ve been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbor…We’ve conquered outer-space, but not inner space… “…George Carlin
Someone once wrote, “America is unquestionably — the most generous country in the world”.
Perhaps, what and how we give back, reflects how we are personally, privately reminded…..how fortunate we are…for what we’ve been provided…’been the recipients of sacrifices…by those who went before us — here…
July 4th …seems to bring all that out.
And our systems of communications — occasionally tell us — there are individuals in our midst, who must…make a difference in how our world operates, in the space and resources they are provided — while they are here. (And… I’m not talking about a “Donald Trump”!)
The difference they seem to make, in how our world operates — as we understand it — tends to focus on — “improving the quality of life”, “improving opportunities for others less fortunate” — without looking for, “What’s in it for me?”.
Doug Grant, president of West America Communications (located in Lake Forest), was (and is….) passionate about mountain biking. On a return trip home with some friends after a weekend ride, in October 2006 — coming home from Noble Canyon (just outside San Diego), he and some friends came up with the idea, “to do a 50 mile birthday celebration ride”. Doug’s 50th birthday was coming-up, and a “50 Miler”— to raise money for a good cause — converged.”
Want to read more? Check it out here.