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Mike Foxworth

Mike & Dee Dee Foxworth ... curators, creators, and collaborators via ®

WELCOME to ALTACITIES® by Mike & Dee Dee Foxworth (image)

aka ALTALOMAN, our web moniker for online communications and social media, as well as the branding for web communications and "INtrepreneural" projects:

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• eCommerce for a philanthropic purpose with :

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• social media innovation and evaluation with :

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• policies and procedures for non-profit fund-raising

• consulting efforts to individuals and organizations

• proven success by bringing synergy to Internet productions and today's mobile connections, smartphones and tablets

One of our personal perspectives on social media is to connect individuals and organizations to the "best practices" for cultivation of followers, not just communication.  


Also, ALTACITIES®, through our affiliate program AMAZONE CROSSING eStores®, advovates monetizing of individual and organizational social media with the power of AMAZON®, the world's largest online retailer.  CALL US TO DISCUSS THESE OPPORTUNITIES AND A FREE TRIAL PERIOD TO EVALUATE THESE OFFERINGS.



Although officially "retired" from our previous endeavors in the hospital development realm, we are available as consultants, advisors and contractors for freelance creative services to achieve online ...

• NPO grant writing, communication, fund development

• Prevention of "dead end" social media situations

• Social media audits

• Web to mobile strategies

• Collaboration and coordination in small and large groups

• Business plans, proposals, presentations

• Surveys and evaluations

• Policies and procedures

• Tutorials and training

• Synergy for social media and web sites

• Legacy & tribute stories for perpetual preservation

• Content management for groups and organizations

• Powerpoint demos and infographics

• Interactive, dynamic schedules

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On a mission as a 6-year member of the international fraternity of stem cell transplant survivors ... advocate for City of Hope


Personal story : Dee Dee and I, now retired since January 2010, are thankfully enjoying our early retirement years because of the successful treatment from MCL (see notes that follow). In late October 2011 we changed our home residence for the 20th time in 40 years of marriage.


Our last move is to the community of Trilogy at Glen Ivy, a golf course 55+ retirement community just south of Corona in Southern California. Going back a few years, in March 2006, I contracted one of the most aggressive forms of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). We never obtained lasting remission from some 16 different chemo treatments while waiting for a unrelated donor stem cell transplant (MUD SCT), the only medical procedure that offers hope of a cure for MCL.


The SCT was completed on August 22, 2007. Shortly, we were well into a second year cancer-free, knowing that recovery was steady but slow with some skin rash (GVH), still on Feb. 25, 2008, I returned to work on a part-time basis. Then, in late-July 2008, I returned to work on a full-time basis. But the MCL returned in July 2009 and a month later I started TomoTherapy (radiation) that was successful and returned to medical leave status until March 2010 and officially retired because my former work was largely dealing with grateful, but sick hospital patients, making the risk of contact a serious threat to my health. While cancer-free at this time in November 2012, the immune system seems to be almost normal, but not without certain precautions.


To help boost the immune system, I have been getting periodic infusions of immunoglobulin and a miracle drug called Rituxan, a unique therapy that works by selectively depleting CD20+ B-cells. B-cells, and their role in cancer and autoimmune diseases. My doctors say that these infusions may continue indefinitely but become less frequent. See my blog for more details now and in the future.

 Michael & Dee Dee Foxworth, GPx2, SCTS   

Founders, Curators,Flip② ▶ ALTACITIES.COM

When you change the way
you look at things, the
things you look at change
Today's tweets
are tomorrow's post
GPx2 = grandparents X 2
Phones available on request (h/w)
Mobile & fax numbers upon request

Contact me via email or social media connections noted here

Play, passion, purpose in the 'social current see'
SCTS = stem cell transplant survivors (2007)

▶Web masters
▶Boomers Now Retired
▶Archiving The 'Social' In SOCIAL CURRENT SEE 

Mike Foxworth's Background

Mike Foxworth's Experience

Founder, archivist, synergist at ALTACITIES

August 2009

Communication for individuals and organizations through blogging to manage effective archiving and synergy for social and business networking.

Executive Director of Development at Foothill Foundation | Foothill Presbyterian Hospital

2005 - 2010

Retired from this position due to medical and health reasons arising from the care and treatment of MCL (mantle cell lymphoma) that occurred in March 2006. While the cancer is in remission as of summer 2013, I opted for early retirement in 2010 following 38 years in various communications, public relations, and fund development positions in Florida, Oregon, Colorado, Missouri, and California.

Director of Development at Methodist Hospital Foundation

2002 - 2005

Major gifts planning and cultivation, grateful patient program, grant writing

Director of Fund Advancement - MVCH at Valley Health System, Hemet

1997 - 2002

Management and coordination of the hospital foundation, special events, annual fund, general fund-raising management

Executive Director at Anaheim Memorial Hospital Foundation

August 1988 - March 1995

Managed the philanthropic organization for Anaheim Memorial Hospital in Orange County, CA, including a capital campaign for a new outpatient pavilion. In subsequent years and since my departure, the hospital has been sold to a for-profit operator and no longer is engaged in attracting community philanthropy.

Mike Foxworth's Education

SAU (formerly SMC)

1966 – 1970


Concentration: Communications (journalism)

Activities: Southern Adventist University (formerly Southern Missionary College) outside of Chattanooga, TN

Mike Foxworth's Interests & Activities

Synergist and creator of for social media awareness and creativity in developing branding opportunities for business and individuals with an emphasis on making content visible and useful on mobile devises.

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