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Your next opportunities to chat up and chow down with some of the best fundraising professionals in the business!

Our next monthly luncheon meeting is Wednesday, April 27, at the beautiful downtown offices of the East Tennessee Foundation. The program offering is from our own Kim Lauth, CFRE, of Kim Lauth Consulting (www.kimlauth.com).

Managing Up: How to Communicate & Strategize with CEO's and Board Members

As fundraisers, we all have expectations placed upon us, but how can we work or plan with colleagues or employers who may not have a background in fundraising? Kim will provide new, tactical solutions on how to manage this responsibility and acheive the success every fundraiser wants and needs for its organization.

Networking begins at 11:30, lunch and program at noon. 


May is a lovely month for socializing, and we have the skillset for that!

May 10 is our Morning Mixer, hosted by the Volunteer Ministry Center, 511 North Broadway in Knoxville. Join us at 8 a.m. for coffee, companionship and a bagel or two. To ensure bagels for all, register here!

May 19 will find us after hours at the way-cool Bearden Beer Market, 4524 Old Kingston Pike. Join us beginning at 5:30 for this rain-or-shine gathering, with complimentary pizza provided by Red Bird Consulting! Don't make us guess on those pizzas - reserve your spot here!

Attendance at socials is always free for members and nonmembers!


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