Greater Dallas AFP Newsletter June 2021
In This Issue

  • President's Message
  • August Educational Program with Dr. Angela Seaworth, A&M University Bush
  • Support Your Chapter through AFP Now!
  • Welcome (Back!), New and Renewing Members
President's Message
Paul Dunne
Dear Friends,

It was two years ago that many of us were rushing down the backstage stairs at the Irving Convention Center sheltering from the tornado that interrupted the 2019 DFW Philanthropy In Action Conference. I remember standing next to Daryl Upsall (one of our presenters) and musing over the absurdity of the situation. And then, last year this incredible conference is cancelled because of COVID concerns. But now…we’re back!

I am so indebted to John Gilchrist of the Greater Dallas Chapter and Renee Underwood of the Fort Worth Chapter as they both decided to continue their leadership for the conference. This is exactly the type of commitment that your AFP BOD provides in so many areas. 

If you haven’t decided to attend the AFP Philanthropy in Action Conference, TODAY is the day!!! Please join us for one of the best conferences in the nation.

Paul Dunne, CFRE
Greater Dallas AFP President 2021
August Program with Dr. Angela Seaworth
August 25, 2021 Virtual Program
Trends in Philosophy

SPEAKER: Dr. Angela Seaworth, A&M University Bush School

Members and non-members welcome, discounted rates for young professionals age 30 and under.
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Register now! We will send you login credentials for the meeting by Monday, August 23.

Thanks to Catapult Fundraising for hosting this online program!
It's YOUR chapter - Support AFP Now!
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Invest in the important work that our profession engages in every day by supporting our annual AFP Now! Campaign. The work we all do to support Dallas area nonprofits has never been more important and together we can help each other thrive. You can make a one-time gift online, mail in your gift, or schedule gifts throughout the year by downloading a pledge form.
Welcome, New Members!
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  • Jaden Carter
  • Barbara Clark, Hope Clinic
  • Erin Dougherty
  • Kathrine Pennington, Irving Symphony Association
  • Stacey Stevenson, Family Equality
  • Frederick Tran
  • Abby Waterstreet, M. Gale & Associates
  • Meredith Wheeler
Thanks to Our Renewing Members
  • Mark Arcemont, Texas Health Resources Foundation
  • Jennifer Atchison, Texas Health Resources Foundation
  • J.R. Bucklew, Pioneer Bible Translators
  • Jane COstello, Texas Health Resources Foundation
  • Shannon Fisher, Texas Health Resources Foundation
  • John Gilchrist, CFRE, Philanthropy Focus LLC
  • Ellen Haynes, CFRE
  • William Edward Laity, DVA Navion
  • Clarice P. Medley-Weeks, Paul Quinn College
  • Vickie, Ramsey, Texas Health Resources Foundation
  • Susan Sutherland, Sky Ranches, Inc.
  • Vanida Vongdara, Texas Health Resources Foundation
  • Charlyn Webb, Texas Health Resources Foundation
Congratulations, New and Recertifying CRFEs
If you've earned your CFRE or been recertified recently and want to share the great news, let us know! afpchapteroffice@afpdallas.org

Congratulations to John Drake, CFRE, with Baylor Scott & White Irving Foundation for recertifying!