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March 2011
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March Chapter Meeting
The 2010 Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy

Speaker:  Ramsay Slugg, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Senior Vice President - Wealth Strategies Advisor

Date: Monday, March 14th

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  

Spring is almost here. It seems like just yesterday that children were sliding down the snow-covered hill across the street from my house. Now the days are getting longer, the sunshine feels warmer, and everywhere you look new growth is beginning.


Growth is one of the reasons I love AFP.


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March Audio Conference

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Speaker:  Jon Duschinsky


"Seriously Good Innovation... in Practice!"


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


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Notes From the February Meeting  


"Heart 2 Heart: Connecting with Your Donors Through Stewardship"


(left to right) Julie Whitt, assistant vice chancellor for donor relations at TCU, and Nancy Madsen, director of donor relations at TCU.




Julie Whitt, assistant vice chancellor for donor relations at TCU, and Nancy Madsen, director of donor relations at TCU, presented a Valentine's Day program on loving your donors.


Click here for three highlights from their presentation.


Click here to link to TCU's Thanksgiving Video E-Blast.

Welcome New Members
Feb2011 New Members

(left to right): Pat Fleming, Rocky Top Therapy Center; Anna Hammonds, M. Gale & Associates; Mary Rusnak, Salvation Army.

Member-to-Member Mentoring

The Member-to-Member Mentoring program has proven to be beneficial to several Fort Worth Chapter members in more ways than one.




April Extended Session

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Please save the date for a special, extended AFP Metro Fort Worth Chapter session in April.






Evaluating Your Development Program and Planning for Success


Speaker: Lynda Lysakowski, ACFRE

President/CEO, Capital Venture




2011 AFP DFW Philanthropy Conference

Date: Friday, June 10, 2011

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Place: Arlington Convention Center


Cost*: $115 (AFP members); $150 (non-members)

*If you register by May 22.



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CFRE Review Course 

When: June 8-9, 2011

Where: Sheraton Hotel adjacent to the Arlington Convention Center



Cost: $390 for AFP members; $490 for nonmembers 



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Fundamentals of Fundraising  



Fundamentals of Fundraising Course

Thursday & Friday, Oct. 13-14, 2011


Dallas Baptist University

3000 Mountain Creek Parkway ~ Dallas, Texas


The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising course offers a complete overview of the development function, featuring the most current information and techniques. Registration for AFP Members: $350; Non-Members: $400. This program is designed for persons with zero-to-four years of fundraising experience.


Program inquiries should be directed to Kimberly Humphries (972) 721-9181 x202 or via email at


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