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    Yes, I agree with what you've posted.  I think that is our situation (they're streamlining their processes but making it complicated for us), but we will see on Monday as we talk it all out.  Thank you so much. ------------------------------ Valerie ...

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    These expectations and explanations are excellently worded, thank you, Pamela.  I appreciate your response.   ------------------------------ Valerie Minakawa Program Manager Mental Health Partners Lafayette(303) 443-8500 , ext. 1358 --------------- ...

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    Thank you, Deanna.   This is extra solicitation work on top of working with donors!  I hope neither of us will have to do this type of back-up extra work in order to do the main work.  Thanks for your response. ------------------------------ Valerie ...

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    RE: Paying for donor/prospect

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous Dear Valerie, I have read through this thread and think you have been given good advice and suggestions. I wanted to underscore the opinion that it should never be company policy for employees ...

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    Dear friends, Help!! We have donors in their mid-80s who wish to donate their entire estate, including land and home, to create an endowment fund that will provide for an annual prize to be given in perpetuity. We do not wish to handle the chore of ...

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    It would not matter how it was paid for, credit card or your own funds, you would still need to reconcile it on an expense report for the org.  ------------------------------ Elsa k. Silverman Shaw University Raleigh, North Carolina 919 719-2276/248 ...

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