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AFP SOUTHERN MINNESOTA CHAPTER

The AFP Southern Minnesota chapter is one of newest and fastest growing AFP chapters in the United States. Since it's inception in 2003, members from throughout Southern Minnesota have experienced great benefits from chapter meetings, peer networking, training opportunities, and National Philanthropy Day activities. Collectively, the current chapter membership brings years of experience in the fundraising field. This expertise, along with resources of AFP International make membership a must for all Southern Minnesota fundraising professionals. 

WE WELCOME YOU TO ATTEND OUR NEXT EVENT:

DATE:                Tuesday, February 10th                     

RSVP:                Please RSVP for the Tuesday, February 10th meeting by Monday February 9th to David Herder at       507-292-7208 or DHerder@olmmed.org.  Cost is free for members and $20 for non-members. (First meeting is free for guests)

TIME:                3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

LOCATION:     Olmsted Medical Center Hospital - Founders Room                                                              1650 Fourth Street SE, Rochester, MN  55904                                                                      (South side of building, enter through Cafeteria)                                                                     Light refreshments will be served during the meeting.                            

TOPIC:              Professional Networking:  Strategies for Fundraisers                         Professional networking is important in any field, but this session will give you as a fund development professional some strategies on how to network effectively.

 PRESENTER:  Jeremy Wells, CFRE                                                                                                                Vice President of Philanthropic Services, Minnesota Philanthropy Partners

Jeremy is the vice president of the philanthropic services department. In this role, Jeremy serves as the chief fundraising and donor stewardship strategist. He works with the philanthropic services team to ensure individuals, donors and advisors receive excellent services, and he identifies opportunities to raise resources to support community growth and initiatives.

A veteran in the field of fundraising, Jeremy joined Minnesota Philanthropy Partners in 2012. He remains active with the local and national chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, serving on boards at the state and international levels. Jeremy earned a master’s degree in philanthropy and development. As an undergraduate, he majored in psychology and in religion and philosophy. He also holds his Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification.


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