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NOVEMBER 6, 2014

AFP Southern Minnesota’s National Philanthropy Day observance and Awards for Philanthropy will be held on November 6, 2014.  And we are delighted to host workshop speaker Jerold Panas!

JEROLD PANAS is Chief Executive Officer of one of the nation's premier and largest firms (Jerold Panas, Linzy & Partners) in the field of campaign services and financial resource development. A frequent speaker at fundraising conferences and seminars, Dr. Panas is also a regular contributor to professional journals and a noted author. Among his many books, he is author of the all-time best-selling book, Mega Gifts, now in its ninth printing. His book, Boardroom Verities is acclaimed a resource that raises board membership and governance to inspirational new heights. Jerry has been professionally involved in fundraising and financial resource development for over thirty years. He combines this understanding and experience in the field with a special talent for strategic planning and volunteer development. He would be among a small handful considered to be one of the most effective coaches in the nation.

For more information about National Philanthropy Day contact Brenda Walker at 507-287-2010, or Chad Campbell at 507-346-2494 or


National Philanthropy Day Awards Nominations are due September 12, 2014.  Click here for the Awards Nomination Packet.  If you have any questions, please contact Vicki Allen at 507-990-6517 or

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