Welcome to the Western New York Chapter!
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN:
2018 Networking and Fundraising Conference
Keynote Speaker: Anne B. Freedman, Founder and President, Speakout, Inc.
Anne B. Freedman is an international presentation coach, communication expert, author and app developer who has trained and worked with hundreds of executives and businesses, non-profits, and community-based organizations worldwide.
Morning: "Perfecting Public Speaking to Attract & Retain Supporters and Volunteers"
Afternoon: "Networking to Connect: Creating a Memorable, Powerful Elevator Pitch"
The Full-day Program Includes:
Special Guest Speaker, Vern Snyder, ACFRE
Presenting sponsors and vendors
Speed-networking session with local fundraising executives
Catered breakfast, coffee, lunch and breaks
Raffle prizes and take-aways
Missed Gifts from the Heart when it aired on WBBZ?
You can watch it anytime, HERE.
National Philanthropy Day 2018:
Nomination Period Open Now!
Save the Date: On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 more than 400 people from across Western New York will come together at Salvatore's Italian Gardens to help the AFP-WNY Chapter recognize our 31st year of celebrating National Philanthropy Day.
AFP WNY Chapter Members may submit nominations in any of the 2018 award categories. Online forms can be accessed at these links:The Earle Hannel Award for Outstanding Fundraising Professional
2018 National Philanthropy Day celebration is presented by Russell J. Salvatore
Welcome to our newest Chapter members:
Kaitlyn Brown, SUNY Alfred State
Kaitlin Brunner, Hunter's Hope Foundation
Andrew Dickson, Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care
Karrie Gebhardt, Family & Children's Service of Niagara
Angela Goldberg, Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus
Thomas Graber, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Rodney Grabowski, University At Buffalo
Robert Hoak, The Augustus Group
Christian Holdridge, Buffalo Museum of Science
Christine Howard, E. B. Howard Consulting
Jessica Kelly, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Tracy Leblanc, Bestself Behavioral Health
Liz Lucas, Food Bank of WNY
Frances McGuire, WNED | WBFO
Seeta Persaud, Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc.
Heather Reed, Girl Scouts of Western New York
Megan Smith, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Catherine Stephenson, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy
Lauren Van Osten, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Michael Weidrich, Young Audiences of Western New York
Kirk Windus, Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation
David Zapfel, Gerard Place
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