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Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising

WOODSTOCK – Registration is now open for Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising with Chuck Loring scheduled for April 27 at Grace Lutheran Church, 1300 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock. 

Check-in and networking will be from 7:30 to 8 a.m. and the session will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration can be completed online at www.volunteermchenrycounty.org. The fee for member organizations with groups of three or more is $43 per person. For individuals, registration is $55 for members and $70 for nonmembers.  Registration is required.

Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising is perfect for board and staff teams of the same organization. This practical session addresses the complementary roles board members play in their organization’s governance and resource development.  The session begins with a close look at board recruitment, structure, operations, and culture, knowing that weak boards don’t raise funds effectively. The second part of the session focuses on how to involve board members in effective fundraising.

Chuck Loring has helped hundreds of regional and local nonprofits across the country improve their governance. He is the senior partner of Loring, Sternberg & Associates, providing fundraising and governance consulting services to nonprofits. Loing is also Senior Governance Associate for BoardSource in Washington, D.C.

This workshop is offered by Not-For-Profit Resources Inc. For more information and to register, visit www.volunteermchenrycounty.org or call 815-344-4483. 

‘Never Eat Alone’ event

at Kiera Confections

McHENRY – The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce’s next luncheon for networkers “Never Eat Alone” will be from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 27 at Kiera Confections, 341 N. Front St., McHenry.

The menu for the all-inclusive price of $8 includes potato, soup, chili, beverage and cupcake.

For reservations, call  815-385-4300.

– From local sources

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