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Notices for 4-17-02

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  • Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities (TLCDD) raised $165,000 at their 17th Annual A Toast to the Triangle fundraiser at the Raleigh Convention and Civic Center on March 24, 2002, sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline, Inc. The proceeds will benefit the Center’s four primary programs: Early Childhood Intervention, Day Services/Education (non-ICF/MR), Community Residential, and Respite Care. For more information, contact Nicki Stoner at nstoner@tammylynncenter.org or call 919-832-3909.
  • The Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University, in partnership with the Alford Group Inc., will bring together a wide range of experts—senior-level nonprofit and foundation executives, scholars, corporate executives, and philanthropists—for a daylong symposium titled “Philanthropy’s New Agenda: New Monies, New Donors, New Challenges, New Opportunities”. Levi Strauss & Co. President and CEO Philip Marineau will give the symposium’s keynote luncheon address on “New Corporate Philanthropy: When Doing Good is Good Business.” Other confirmed presenters include Lisa Aramony, vice president of AOL Time Warner Foundation; Kae Dakin, executive director of Washington Grantmakers; Kassie Davis, project director of Giving Greater Chicago; Mark Dennis, Jr., president of The Alford Group Inc; Nicholas Goodban, senior vice president of philanthropy of the Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation; Fran Grossman, executive vice president of Shorebank, the nation’s first and largest community development bank holding company; Lynn Walker Huntley, president of Southern Education Foundation; Ricardo A. Millett, president of the Woods Fund of Chicago; Eileen Sweeney, CEO and founder of Inkindex Corporation, which facilitates the donation of excess inventory to nonprofit organizations; Eugene Tempel, executive director of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, and many others. (For a complete list of speakers, please visit our website at http://www.northpark.edu/axelson.) Also during the symposium, one nonprofit organization will receive the first Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence, sponsored by Bank One. This organization will receive a $5,000 unrestricted grant and a commemorative award symbolizing the organization’s dedication to the hallmarks of excellent and effective nonprofit management. For more information about the symposium or Alford-Axelson Award, contact Ronda Raetz Acuńa at (877) 678-4438 (toll-free) or (773) 244-5747 or email at rraetz@northpark.edu.

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