April 6, 2010 — During a March visit to Palmer College of Chiropractic, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) spokesperson, retired Brigadier General Becky Halstead, promised the student body she would double her monthly donation if they could produce 100 new student supporters by the end of the month.
The students responded strongly, exceeding the goal by signing up 112 student pledges to the Foundation’s mission of positive press.
“Over the past few months, we have been promoting the Foundation throughout campus; informing as many as we could on the importance of supporting the Foundation and investing in their own futures,” states Anna Walden, a Foundation student representative and 7th trimester student at Palmer. “General Halstead’s presentation was the icing on the cake; creating an extra push that motivated students and allowed us to reach our goals.”
General Halstead was able to share with the students her personal experience with chiropractic care as well as the importance of leading by example.
“I would never ask my soldiers to donate or be a part of something that I personally didn’t believe in or support myself,” states Halstead.
When learning of the student’s success, General Halstead was pleased to double her monthly donation to the Foundation, hoping Palmer’s enthusiasm would help motivate individual doctors of chiropractic to join as well.
Source: Palmer College of Chiropractic, www.palmer.edu