Published on Tuesday October 20th, 2009
By Carie Benton

By Christina Ryder

President and CEO

Christina Ryder & Associates, LLC

The Grantwell, LLC


For many of us October marks a change of seasons; a season of harvest and hay rides, and if you are anything like me, long walks underneath the beauty of changing leaves in the Midwest. This month also marks many important causes that ask us as a country, to reflect, expand our awareness, and more importantly; to act. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and National Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Month.  This month also marks our 2nd year in business!


The last two years has afforded us the privilege to work with national and local organizations that represent the best of humankind and our ability to act compassionately towards one another;  particularly to those in need.  The CRA and Grantwell team have been fortunate to also work with those who are ...