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March 2013   
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March Chapter Meeting & Luncheon 

Program Topic:  Networking - AFP Style
Facilitated By:  Fort Worth Metro AFP Chapter Members

Date:  Monday, March 11, 2013
Time:  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Location:  Omni Fort Worth Hotel
1300 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX  76102 
President's Message  



Milestones in Philanthropy


After a very successful collaboration with the Greater Dallas chapter on our first joint chapter meeting, a few notes about milestones seemed appropriate.       


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We're A Ten Star Chapter Again! 
We have once again achieved Ten Star status.  If you're wondering, "what is that?"  It basically means we're a chapter rock star and have a wonderful group of members who go above and beyond for AFP.  But, more officially, here's what AFP International says:

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March Audioconference/Webinar 

Topic:  Raising Support from Millennials: How to Raise Support from Younger Donors
Speaker:  Derrick Feldmann

Date:  Tuesday, March 19
Time:  11:30 - 1:30, Webinar begins at noon
Location:  Funding Information Center
Cost:  $10 AFP Members

Register online at www.fic-ftw.org
2013 CFRE Review Course  

Date:  Wed & Thurs, June 5-6, 2013
Location:  Irving Convention Center

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2013 DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference

Hosted by Greater Dallas and Fort Worth Metro Chapters

Early Bird Registration until March 30
Scholarships Applications due April 26

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Thanks to Frost! 

The Fort Worth Metro AFP Chapter would like to thank Frost Bank for their sponsorship of the joint Fort Worth and Dallas chapter meeting on February 13th  at UT Arlington.  With attendance close to 200, area fundraisers and their board members enjoyed the networking time and top-notch presentations.  Click here for copies of the materials.  Thank you Frost Bank for your ongoing support of AFP!
Joint FW Metro & Greater Dallas AFP Chapter Meeting 

From left: Sue Bailey, Greater Dallas AFP Chapter President, Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE, Jason Lee, General Counsel for AFP, and Michelle West, Fort Worth Metro AFP Chapter President.

AFP Texas Legislative Action Day

The AFP Texas Legislative Action Day was just that...a day of ACTION!  The Greater Austin Chapter pulled out all the stops as they focused on giving us an educational experience as well as a "press the flesh" opportunity.  The speakers were dynamic and the day's agenda was well planned.  Nothing was left to chance.  Click here to read an in-depth description of the ACTION that took place in Austin on January 29.
TCU Nonprofit Communicators Conference

Mission and Purpose:  The TCU Nonprofit Communicators Conference provides education, resources, and networking opportunities in a convenient full-day format of interactive workshops, for nonprofit communication professionals at an affordable cost of just $35, including lunch.

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Mark Your Calendar for this Educational Opportunity!  

Fundamentals in Fundraising 

Date:  October 10-11, 2013
Location:  Dallas Baptist University
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Important Dates
03/11/13:  Chapter Meeting & Luncheon

03/19/13:  Audioconference/Webinar

03/30/13:  DFW Philanthropy Conference Early Bird Registration Deadline

04/07-09/13:  AFP International Conference

04/26/2013:  DFW Philanthropy Conference
Scholarship Deadline

06/05-06/13:  CFRE Review Course

06/07/13:  DFW Philanthropy Conference

10/10-11/13:  DFW Fundamentals of Fundraising

11/07/13:  National Philanthropy Day Luncheon
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