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President's Message

When someone hands you a flyer, it's like they're saying,
"Here, you throw this away
Mitch Hedberg

Mitch Hedberg is one of my favorite comedians. His view of everyday life always cracks me up. Sometimes just thinking of him makes me laugh. Part of it is the delivery of his messages, and part of it is the truth that he speaks. How many times has someone handed you a flyer and the first thing you did was find the nearest garbage can!

VC Flyer
(Oops, don't throw this out. NAPO VC communicates important information to all of you, but not with flyers!)

NAPO VC POINT is our most popular mode of communication. Each member of the Virtual Chapter is automatically added to the NAPO VC POINT community when you join. If you are not receiving VC POINT communications, check your settings at Log in to POINT, select My Profile, My Account, Community Notifications, and make sure Virtual Chapter is set to Real Time, Daily Digest, or Plain Text. If you need help, let us know!

Virtual Chapter Vault—Did you miss a meeting? At any time, members can log in to our website and view past meetings, all the way back to 2011. Don't miss out on this wealth of information! (It's way too much info to put on a flyer.)

NAPO Conference Recordings—Virtual Chapter purchases the ability for members to retrieve and view conference recordings virtually through the NAPO website. This is yet another benefit of VC paid by your dues. Take every advantage! You access the recordings through rather than Select Education, Login to NAPO University, and select Conference Recordings. knows that you’re a NAPOVC chapter member. If you need help with this, just let us know. That's what we're here for.

And finally, are you a person who likes to help fellow members? We are looking for a Marketing Director to help us continue sending out "flyers" or communications through Social Media. Email me [email protected] if you would like more information on getting involved.

To wrap it up, watch for Virtual Chapter "flyers," but don't throw us out!

 Stay safe and healthy!

Jane Cole, CPO®

President, NAPO Virtual Chapter

Happy Home Organizing Solutions, LLC
Orlando, FL


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Welcome New Members & More


New Members in SEPTEMBER!

Please welcome our newest NAPO VC members: 

Sheri MacGregor Peaceful Papers-Peaceful Spaces - Chandler, AZ



All NAPO VC members, new and current, and guests are invited to join the next NAPO VC Member Orientation, an interactive conference call. Learn about our Virtual Chapter website, CEUs, VC POINT, and more. Bring your questions! The next orientation is scheduled for Monday, October 19, at 7:00 PM ET. Go to our Meetings page of NAPO - Virtual Chapter and find the Orientation GoToWebinar link to register for this Virtual Chapter event. 

Have questions? Email any board member!

Lea Gallagher

Membership Director, NAPO Virtual Chapter
[email protected]


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Kudos & Congrats


Congratulations TO OUR VC MEMBERS!

Members Receiving Certificates From NAPO:

Residential Specialist:
Kimberly Sweeney - Moving Angels

Workplace Specialist:
Melanie Juedes - Reset: Professional Organizing LLC

Life Transitions:

Household Management:

Team Productivity:
Stephanie Galipeau - Harmony Organizing & Productivity

Golden Circle Recognition:
Laura Leist - Eliminate Chaos LLC - 20 years

More Outstanding Members:
June Carter - GYST Solutions - Certified Productivity Coach from Coach Approach

 **** Congrats to all of you! ****

If you have something to celebrate, please email [email protected]. We do our best to catch our membership doing great things, but please let us know if we've missed something!


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NAPO VC Resources

Check out Ways to Connect and Learn

Virtual Chapter Book Club
Earn CEUs while reading and learning about a topic pertaining to productivity and organizing professionals. 

Books by Our Members
We have some very talented writers in our midst. See the books some of our members have written.

Past Meetings By Topic
Members can view and listen to conference recordings and meeting presentations. Earn CEUs for the past 12 meetings.

Previous Newsletters
Previous newsletters can be read online in the Members Area. Click Resources, and select Newsletter Archives on the left. 



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Tech Talk

Scanning App Options

While my preference is to scan from my Fujitsu ScanSnap scanner for the best scans, there are times when a scanning app will do the trick.

When someone needs to scan a document to send to me and they don't have a scanner but do have a smartphone, I tell them about several scanning apps they can download— most are free.

These are just some of the scanning apps available, in alphabetical order:

  • Adobe Scan Digital

  • CamScanner

  • Easy Scanner PDF

  • Evernote Scannable

  • Genius Scan

  • Scannable

  • Scanner App

  • TurboScan

Some apps are available for the iPhone, some for Android, and some for both. Some allow you to use your phone to write your signature and then copy it into the document being scanned. Some allow you to scan business cards.

Check them out and try a few to decide which app is best for you. It’s great to have one handy when you need to quickly scan a paper to capture the information for yourself or to send it to someone.

Tech Talk by Laura Leist, CPO®, MOS | Eliminate Chaos

Products or services presented in Tech Talk do not constitute an endorsement and are only offered for informational purposes.


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Upcoming Meeting Information

last pass: the last password you'll ever need with laura leist

October 12, 2020
7:00 PM to 8:15 PM (Eastern)


Presentation Description:

Laura Leist, MOS, CPO, will provide an overview of LastPass—a digital password manager. She will also show us how to get started with this tool and share important tips to be aware of as you set up LastPass for yourself, your business, or take it to the next level. Laura has first-hand knowledge of the importance of using this tool in her business and her life during a crisis. She and her husband Robert (an IT Security Specialist) work with their clients to ensure they can put their fingers on important information—anytime, anywhere, and from any device.


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Inspirational Quote

quote for October

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