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Simone Joyaux will be joining us for two great

programs! Not to be missed!


February 23, 2017, 4pm to 8pm

Maximize the Effectiveness of Nonprofit Board Meetings & Members

for GREAT Governance




February 24, 2017, 11am to 1:30pm

What Development Professionals Can Do to Create an Effective

Fundraising Board


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Feb 21 - AFP Position on Repeal of the Johnson Amendment
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Feb 21 - Senior Professional Spotlight: Mike House
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