November 2018 Greater Dallas AFP Newsletter

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Greater Dallas Chapter AFP Holiday Happy Hour
Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 4:30 to 6:30 PM
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Generously Sponsored by
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Take a break from this busy time and join us at Leela's Wine Bar in Lower Greenville Avenue, to celebrate the holiday season with friends old and new. Complimentary light bites included, and if you join AFP or make a gift to our AFP Now! campaign, your second drink is on us! Plus everyone who has made a gift to AFP Now! is automatically entered into a drawing to win a Yeti soft side cooler (see details below). 

$20 per person, members and non-members alike are welcome, so bring a friend!

Donate to AFP Now! and You Could Win a Yeti Cooler
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You can support both the Greater Dallas Chapter AFP and the AFP Foundation with one gift through
Everyone who donates to AFP Now! between now and the December holiday happy hour on December 5th will be entered into a drawing to win a Yeti soft side cooler, retail value $299!
President's Message
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Greetings, Fellow Fundraising Executives,
Where has the year gone? It's already November, which means our National Philanthropy Day Luncheon is just around the corner. William Bryant, this year's luncheon chair, has a fabulous celebration in store for us on Friday, November 9th, featuring some amazing awardees. And he's done such a great job that this year's luncheon is sold out!
Next, an update. As part of our commitment to diversity and feedback from the chapter, we sent out a survey last month to gauge interest in alternative times and locations for our monthly networking and program gatherings. The results? Out of the 84 respondents, over 66% preferred luncheon programs and the vast majority listed Arlington Hall at Oaklawn Park as their first choice in location. Thank you to those that responded to the survey. We look forward to hearing more of your feedback and ideas on how we can build a stronger, more inclusive chapter in 2019 and beyond!

And finally, some holiday cheer. Since many of us are working feverishly on year end campaigns, we thought we would do something a little different this year. In lieu of a holiday luncheon, AFP Dallas is hosting a Holiday Happy Hour on December 5th from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Leela's Wine Bar in Lower Greenville Ave. Enjoy light bites and a drink on us while mingling with friends new and old! Special thanks to our friends at Mission Advancement for making this event possible. Register today!
My Best,
Sarah Elliott, President
Greater Dallas Chapter AFP
(214) 306-8400 ext.103
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The new AFP International website has a new domain name, Please make a note of it!

Early bird registration has been extended to November 15th for AFP International's AFP Icon 2019 Conference in San Antonio, March 31st - April 2nd.

Click here for more information about earning an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Governance from the UT Dallas Institute for Excellence in Corporate Governance.

Click here for more information and to register for a Raiser's Edge Boot Camp, December 5, 2018, Irving, Texas.    
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