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The Shenandoah Chapter will be offering FREE virtual workshops until we can meet in person together again. Please see the schedule below.

Virtual workshops are held on the third Thursday of the month at 1:30 pm. Traditionally, workshop luncheons are usually held on the third Thursday, 11:45 am-1:15 pm
at Bridgewater Retirement Community (unless otherwise noted).

In-person meetings consist of a program with a guest speaker, a buffet lunch, a short business meeting, and networking time. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for all other guests. Reservations are normally required by the Monday before the meeting. To reserve for your space, RSVP online or contact Sally Jane Conner.  To receive notifications of upcoming events, sign up for email updates.

2020 Workshops and Events

January 16 Panel of National Philanthropy Day Recipients

February 20 Change Management, Jeff Lucas with SPQA

March 19 Cancelled

March 29-31AFP ICON - Virtual Conference

April 16  Amp Up Your Direct Mail Results, Willis Turner with Huntsinger & Jeffer - Virtual Workshop

May 21  On the Road to Monthly Donor Success, Erica Waasdrop with A Direct Solution - Virtual Workshop

July 29-30 - Virginia Fundraising Institute - Cancelled

August 20 The Intentional Fundraiser - Take Control of Your Time, Tammy Zonker

September 17 Establish, Grow or Re-Ignite Gift Planning in Your OrganizationJeff Grandy with Catapult Fundraising

October 15 Fundraising Trends in a Virtual World, Victoria Dietz, Curtis Group

November  - Shenandoah Chapter's National Philanthropy Day
Postponed until 2021

November 12 - AFP Global National Philanthropy Day Virtual

December 10 - Roundtables and Holiday Raffle

*Professional Development Scholarship available for chapter members.

For more information on joining our Chapter, or scholarship memberships, contact Membership Chair Sally Jane Conner.



Archive: 2019 Workshops and Events

January 17, People Puzzles with Wes and Cindy Dove
Robert E. Plecker Workforce Center, Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, Campus Map

February 21  - Cancelled - inclement weather.

March 21  - Jay Frost, Named one of the top ten fundraising experts in the US by Philanthropy Media
Spotswood Country Club, Harrisonburg

March 31- AFP ICON 2019 , San Antonio, TX*

April 18 - Partnering with your Local Media
Spotswood Country Club, Harrisonburg

May 16 - Panel Discussion with National Philanthropy Day recipients
Robert E. Plecker Workforce Center, Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, Campus Map

July 24-25 - Virginia Fundraising Institute - Richmond, VA*

August 15 - Siren Song Marketing Group, Abbey Smith.
Spotswood Country Club, Harrisonburg

September 19 - Board Development and Engagement, Melissa Andrews.
Robert E. Plecker Workforce Center, Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, Campus Map

October 17 - Deeper Dive – Creation of Giving Clubs & Special Events by Kevin Callanan of CES
Spotswood Country Club, Harrisonburg

November 25 - National Philanthropy Day, Madison Hotel, Harrisonburg
December 12 - Roundtables and Holiday Raffle.
Robert E. Plecker Workforce Center, Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, Campus Map