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Association of Fundraising Professionals - Fort Worth
January 2011
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January Chapter Meeting
The Generational Divide of American Giving

Speaker:  John Abraham, Convio

Date: Monday, January 10th

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Place: Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth
200 Main Street, Fort Worth
Free valet parking

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President's Message

Kristie Gibson

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year.

As I write this, I find it hard to believe that 2010 is almost over. It has gone by so fast, and the final weeks of the year fly by particularly swiftly. (I don't know about you, but year-end is crazy where I work!)

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Special Thanks to Paula Parrish

From the entire AFP Fort Worth Metro Chapter, thank you to Paula Parrish for her dedicated leadership as President this year. She has truly gone above-and-beyond in her service to our chapter, and we are deeply grateful. She led with enthusiasm, integrity, and purpose, always looking for ways to make our wonderful chapter even better. As she moves to San Antonio for a new career opportunity, we wish her all the best. Thank you, Paula!
January Audio Conference

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011

Speakers: Caleb Rick, J.D. & Greg LaSonde, CFRE

"Legacy Giving Building Blocks - a Simple Approach to Attracting Long-term Support"


Lunch/networking: 11:30 a.m. - noon
Conference call: 12 - 1:30 p.m.


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Highlights From the December Meeting

Val Wilkie

Roger Partridge (left), director of development for the Child Study Center, and Val Wilkie, Jr. (right), executive vice president of the Sid W. Richardson Foundation, at the Dec. 13 chapter meeting.

Val Wilkie, Jr., executive vice president of the Sid W. Richardson Foundation, was the featured speaker at the Dec. 13 chapter meeting. He didn't speak long, but he spoke fast.

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Dec CFREsTwo more members of the Fort Worth Metro Chapter became CFREs in December (l to r): Angie Gallaway, senior development officer with Partners Together for Health; and Christina Judge, director of development for CASA of Tarrant County. Nice job!

NPD 2010

For those who served on the 2010 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon Committee, thank you.

For those who made phone calls on behalf of the 2010 NPD, thank you.

For those who volunteered at the luncheon, thank you.

For those who purchased tickets, tables and attended the luncheon, thank you.

For those who made contributions to the luncheon, thank you.

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The 2011 AFP DFW Philanthropy Conference

 Friday, June 10, 2011

Arlington Convention Center


What better theme for a Philanthropy Conference than "Collaborations: Communities Need It, Funders Expect It."

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 Baby Curtis

The Fort Worth Metro Chapter added a miniature member this fall: Joshua Lawrence Curtis, born Nov. 26 and weighing in at 8 pounds (ouch!) and a horizontal height of 22 inches. Katherine Curtis, annual giving coordinator for Cook Children's Health Foundation, recruited Joshua after nine months of active deliberation. 

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