Educational Session

Educational Workshop

In celebration of APF West Florida Chapter’s 30th Anniversary, there will be an after-hours social at Polonza Bistro, 286 N. Palafox Place, from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. All nominees, guests and community members are invited to attend. The event is graciously sponsored by Pam Schwartz.  

This event will serve in place of this years educational sessions.

Educational Workshop 2017


Ballpoint Communications Group CEO to present during educational workshop

The Association of Fundraising Professionals West Florida Chapter has announced that Aaron Ball, CEO of Ballpoint Communications, will be the featured speaker during the National Philanthropy Day educational workshop. The event will take place from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 at Gulf Power Company, One Energy Place.

Ball will present inspiring stories of trial, error and success from nearly 20 years of consulting non-profit and for-profit executives in their charitable endeavors. Attendees will walk away with new ideas and practical tools to inspire fresh thinking and bold moves. Ball will focus on relevant philanthropic themes in two sessions: “The Five Proven Ways to Inspire Your Donors and Volunteers” and “Bootcamp: Trim up Your Communication Habits and Lose 25 Pounds of Stress in the Process!”

The National Philanthropy Day awards luncheon will immediately follow at 11:30 a.m. at the Pensacola Grand Hotel, 200 E. Gregory St. Reservations for the educational workshop and luncheon will open Sept. 29 and all are invited to attend.