Association of Fundraising Professionals - Fort Worth Metro Chapter Newsletter
December 2013
December Chapter Meeting & Luncheon

Monday, December 9, 2013
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Omni Fort Worth Hotel
1300 Houston Street

Program:  AFP Gives Back

Program Description:  It's time to wrap up 2013, and AFP members have a lot to celebrate! Join us as we take a look back at our successes of 2013, look forward to 2014 and give back in support of Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth.

President's Message
Michelle Crim, CFRE

"Don't cry because it's over.  Smile because it happened."  Charles Schultz


This is my last column for our chapter and I have mixed emotions.  I appreciate all the wonderful friendships and support from the board and chapter members during the last 731 days (2012 was a leap year). 

Welcome To Our New Members


So glad you have joined us!  Let us know what we can do for you.  That's why we're here.

Annie Chavez, MPA
Cassata High School
Linda Chreno
Friends of Hopi Foundation
Sonya Curry
Lena Pope Home
Joyce Dalzell
Faithworks of Abilene
Lesley Irwin
A Wish With Wings
Susanne Johnson
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD
Barbara McColm
M. Gale & Associates
Christie Mosley-Eckler
TC Samaritan Housing, Inc.
Melanie Navarro, MSW
MHMR Visions
Andee Mason Smyer, MA
Tarrant Net
Kay Van
Trinity Habitat for Humanity
Donald Whelan, Jr.
Texas Christian University

Looking for a Way to get More Involved?
We are currently looking for folks to greet new members and welcome guests at our monthly chapter meetings.  If you are interested in this or other ways to volunteer, please contact
Lisa Brown.
AFP Every Member Campaign
The AFP Every Member Campaign is a way to support the efforts of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy on a local level.  The Fort Worth Metro Chapter benefits from the AFP Foundation...

The 2014 AFP DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference is open for business!
Deadline for speaker proposals is December 13, 2013. Contact Holly Miori at or go to for speaker application and guidelines.

Sponsors and Exhibitors- take advantage of the Early Bird discount available through December 31, 2013.  Contact Debbie Diamond at or go to for more information. 

We are happy to provide our chapter news to you.  Please forward our news to friends and colleagues using the link below.  If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact me.

Pam Cannell
Chapter Administrator
Association of Fundraising Professionals - Fort Worth, TX 
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