Join in the Celebration of the 7th Annual Mid Hudson Valley National Philanthropy Day

AFP Mid Hudson Valley Chapter

Walkway over HudsonThe Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will host their seventh annual National Philanthropy Day® on November 15, 2013 at the Villa Borghese Restaurant in Wappingers Falls, NY. It will be a day of inspiration, learning and celebration. The day will start at 8:00 a.m. with registration and breakfast sponsored by Marist College, followed at 8:30 am by workshops for all levels of professional and volunteer fundraisers, an awards luncheon sponsored by Constant Contact at 12:00 pm to honor the best of the Hudson Valley’s philanthropists and volunteers, and networking with professionals from the most successful nonprofits in the area. The luncheon will include a Keynote Address by Tom Watson.

This year’s honorees are:

Ulster Community College Foundation & SUNY Ulster Outstanding Philanthropist
Darlene Pfeiffer

Marshall & Sterling Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer
Barbara Malley

Stewart’s Shops Leadership In Corporate Philanthropy
Marshall & Sterling, Inc.

Rose & Kiernan Outstanding Fundraising Professional
Samuel B. Ross, Ph.D.

Central Hudson Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy
Macallan Durkin

Friends of Green Chimneys Outstanding Collegiate Philanthropy
Marist College Habitat for Humanity


8:30 am – 10:00 am Next Generation of Board Development

Suzie Scanlon, Esq. Co-Founder and Managing Director, Bliss Lawyers

Learn about different strategies to promote and create multi-generational support for your organization.

10:15 am – 11:45 pm Getting the Most from Your Board of Trustees

Hear tips and stories from panelists on how they successfully worked with their board – engaging, encouraging, training, and motivating them to action.


8:30 am – 10:00 am   How to Define Your Social Media Presence: Strategies for Development and Communications  

Tom Watson, President and Founder of CauseWired

10:15 am-11:45 am   Event Marketing: It’s more than a Facebook Post

Ellen (DePasquale) Williams, Regional Development Director, Constant Contact

Get an insider’s look at Constant Contact’s comprehensive new way to manage and promote events big and small.

The cost to attend two Educational Sessions and the Recognition Luncheon is $75.00.  The cost to attend the Recognition Luncheon only is $40.00.

Click here to register-