In This Issue
NPD2017 National Philanthropy Day
Educational Conference & Awards Luncheon
  Lynne Wester, Donor Relations Guru

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Tina Parkhill
Outstanding Philanthropist: Bank of Oklahoma
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Lori A. Long, CFRE
Outstanding Diversity & Inclusion in Philanthropy: Oklahomans for Equality
Community Impact: Thomas K. McKeon, Ed.D.
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Taylor King

Spirit of Philanthropy Honorees

Cox Commuincations  ∙  Dr. Blane Snodgrass
Boston Avenue United Methodist Church  ∙  Allison Walden, CFRE  ∙  Reese Goettel

Friday, November 3, 2017
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Hard Rock Convention Center
777 West Cherokee Street, Catoosa, Oklahoma 74015

Learn More & Register Today! 
Steffanie Bonner
2017 Chapter President
Tulsa Regional Chamber 
PresidentLetterLetter from the President
Dear AFP Friends and Colleagues:
Summer may be winding down but your chapter is gearing up! We are excited to celebrate National Philanthropy Day Educational Conference and Awards Luncheon. This year's event will be on Friday, November 3rd at the Hard Rock Convention Center. We will be celebrating some very special award winners that exhibit both professionalism and philanthropy throughout eastern Oklahoma.

We will be offering educational breakout sessions during the morning hours and then celebrating our award winners at a luncheon. On behalf of the Eastern Oklahoma Chapter, I would personally like to congratulate this year's winners: Tina Parkhill, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser; Bank of Oklahoma, Outstanding Philanthropist; Lori Long, CFRE, Outstanding Fundraising Executive; Oklahomans for Equality, Outstanding Diversity & Inclusion in Philanthropy; Taylor King, Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy; and Thomas McKeon, Ed. D., Community Impact award winner. In addition, our Spirit of Philanthropy Honorees include; Cox Communications, Dr. Blane Snodgrass, Boston Avenue United Methodist Church, Allison Walden, CFRE; and Reese Goettel. 
CFRE2017 CFRE Refresher Course
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - Friday, September 15, 2017
Indian Healthcare Resource Center

The two-day workshop will take place at the Indian Healthcare Resource Center and features a comprehensive review of CFRE exam materials presented by industry experts and an overview of all recently revised requirements and updates to the CFRE exam and application.

The Refresher Course will include an overview of critical fundraising aptitudes and is open to both CFRE candidates and fundraising professionals interested in growing their toolbox of revenue-building tools.

Topics included are:
Current & Prospective Donor Research | Securing the Gift | Relationship Building
Volunteer Involvement | Leadership & Management | Ethics, Accountability & Professionalism
SeptemberEastern Oklahoma Chapter to Celebrate 35th Anniversary
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Tulsa Garden Center

Join us as we celebrate our Chapter's 35th anniversary!
We hope that you will invite a guest, a colleague, or your Executive Director to this special luncheon. Luncheon registration to follow.
ScholarshipMembership Scholarship Opportunity
We are thrilled to share our chapter has initiated a Membership Scholarship fund. These scholarships will be award in both full and partial funding. If you are interested in applying for a membership scholarship, please review the scholarship requirements prior to submission.
NewMemNew Chapter Members
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NPNewsNonprofit News
Take 2: A Resonance Café
Take 2: A Resonance Café and special training program for women in the Resonance program, is offering catering, delivery, and box lunches.
Do you have something to celebrate? Did you or your member organization recently receive an award?  
If so, let us know so we can share this with our chapter.

  AFP Eastern Oklahoma Chapter
918-978-9718 |
P.O.Box 33103 | Tulsa, OK 74153