YNPN Summit 2017: Make it Happen

YNPN Summit 2017: Make it Happen
Event on 2017-03-24 08:00:00
You're invited to join YNPN Greater Buffalo for our annual summit! The YNPN Greater Bflo Summit is designed to provide a space for training, general leadership development, and networking for YNPN Greater Bflo membership and other young nonprofit leaders. This year our theme is "Make It Happen." Whether you are looking to learn cutting-edge practices, meaningfully network, deepen your learning, or to deepen your understanding of how your passion & career intersect, Summit 2017 has workshop sessions designed for you to make "it" happen in 2017! Summit registration includes morning coffee + lunch. Summit 2017 is focused on enhancing the nonprofit sector and is open to all.  This year's event will feature a keynote presentation and various breakout sessions.  Check our website for detailed information. All sessions will take place in the Bulger Communication Center unless noted otherwise. Detailed breakout session descriptions can be found here. 8:00 – 8:30am – Registration 8:30 – 9:30am – Developing Effective Relationships with Corporate Partners  Panelists – Suzette O'Brien, United Way of Buffalo & Erie Co.; Sandy Falsone, Wegmans Food Markets; Bob Pokrzyk, Rich Products Corporation; Maureen Hanagan, Buffalo Olmstead Park Conservancy; Karen Christie, United Way of Buffalo & Erie Co. 9:30 – 10:45am – Breakout Session #1 (Communicating with Style – Holly Nowak, Special Event Coordination and Volunteer Recruitment – Jodie Antoniadis, Small Shop Fundraising: From Soup to Nuts – Jeffrey Mendola) 10:45 – 11:00am – Break 11:00am – 12:15pm – Breakout Session #2 (Re-thinking Social Media – Ebony Singletary, Getting There From Here: Making the Most of Your Early Career – Bryana DiFonzo & Minesh Patel, Obtaining Customer Feedback and Validation – Tipping Point Communications (Michelle Ashby & Mike Barone) 12:15 – 1:00 pm – Lunch 1:00 – 1:45pm – Keynote Presentation "Finding Your North Star – Amanda Shaffer – Shaffer Coaching, LLC In our 24/7 society with competing career and personal demands, finding ways to leverage your resources starts with plotting your course. Amanda Shaffer presents a thoughtful and compelling narrative on how to discover, evaluate, and maximize opportunities to advance your career and impact your community by first “Finding Your North Star”. 1:45 – 3:00pm – Breakout Session #3 (The Brand of “YOU” – Performance Management Pros, Sealing the Deal: Effective Volunteer Onboarding – Girl Scouts of WNY, Oh No, We Have a Crisis…Now What – Dr. Pauline Hoffmann) 3:00 – 3:30pm – Closing Remarks Service Projects (During Breakout Sessions #1 & #2) YNPN on Wheels – Meals on Wheels WNYParticipants will assemble toiletry bags that will later be delivered by volunteers to Meals on Wheelshomebound clients. You will have the opportunity to assemble small toiletry bags as a team, followed bycreating cards that will also be delivered to Meals on Wheels’ clients. A card and toiletry bag is alwayswell-received by clients who are homebound and oftentimes isolated. The small items help clients incase they run out of shampoo, soap, etc. and inspirational greeting cards are often hung on the windowsand fridges of clients Sock Puppet Project Particpiants can "make giving happen" by building sock puppets which will be donated to children in need at Ronald McDonald House of WNY, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo and Project Connect. In addition to putting your creative juices to work, you will be bringing a smile to a child's face somewhere in WNY! *Schedule is subject to change*  FAQs 1. What are my parking options for Summit? Parking will be complementary in all Buffalo State College Parking Lots. We suggest parking in Lots I-34, I-35, I-37 as they are closest to Bulger. A map of Buffalo State can be found here. 2. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please email ynpngreaterbflo@gmail.com with any questions or concerns. 3. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? You can bring either a printed ticket or an email confirmation. 4. Where can I find a description of each breakout session? Descriptions of each breakout session can be found here. JA Jodie Antoniadis Jodie Antoniadis American Diabetes Associaton Project Manager MA Michelle Ashby Michelle Ashby Tipping Point Communications Founder/CEO MB Mike Barone Mike Barone Tipping Point Communication Communications Director MB Melinda Block Melinda Block Meals on Wheels Director of Site Services BD Bryana DiFonzo Bryana DiFonzo WEDI Community Development Director LG Lauren Gousy Lauren Gousy Meals on Wheels Volunteer Relations Associate DPH Dr. Pauline Hoffmann Dr. Pauline Hoffmann St. Bonaventure University Dean CK Christine Kirwan Christine Kirwan Girl Scouts of WNY Director of Volunteer Experience JM Jeffrey Mendola Jeffrey Mendola New Directions Youth & Family Services Director of Mission Advancement Holly Nowak HMN Resources President MP Minesh Patel Minesh Patel United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Resource Coordinator for the AAI JR Jenna Regan Jenna Regan Performance Management Partners, INC Search Consultant JS Jessica Schimert Jessica Schimert Performance Management Partners, INC Business Consultant Amanda Shaffer Shaffer Coaching Principal LS Lani Sherrill Lani Sherrill Girls Scouts of WNY Manager of Volunteer Learning and Adult Development ES Ebony Singletary Ebony Singletary Girl Scouts of WNY Lead Placement Specialist

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