The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association invites public relations professionals, development directors and employees of non-profit organizations to participate in Non-Profit Day: The Changing Face of Philanthropy on May 18. Three local experts will offer their insights into fundraising, development and fostering donor relations to help area non-profits make their organizations even more successful. Non-Profit Day will take place at The Alliance for the Arts from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The cost to attend is $20 or $10 for students. To register, please visit FPRASWFL.org.
Vice President of Development and Communications at the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, Carolyn Rogers, APR, CPRC, will kick off the morning to speak on the topic of “Commonalities and Crossover of Development and Public Relations.” Sara Jordan, development manager at PACE Center for Girls, will then speak on “How to Distinguish Your Organization in a Sea of Non-Profits.” Finally, Julie Pedretti, FACHE, APR, director of development at NCH Healthcare Foundation, will speak on “Relationship Building and Finding New Donor Prospects.”
The Alliance for the Arts is located at 10091 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers, Fla. 33919. For questions about Non-Profit Day, please contact Kate Walter, MA, APR at Kate.Walter@Healthways.com or call 239.537.2346.
About the Florida Public Relations Association
The Florida Public Relations Association is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida. For more information on the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association, visit fpraswfl.org.