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Dayton and the Miami Valley
Register Today For Your BBB’s Nonprofit Workshop Series
February 22, 2010

DAYTON, OHIO, February 11, 2010 - Charity Chat: Making Smart Choices For Your Nonprofit is a workshop series presented by staff from your Better Business Bureau’s Charitable Advisory Service and professional coaches from Innovative Interchange. The series is designed to help you meet your BBB’s Standards for Charity Accountability and re-energize your nonprofit organization. It’ll also offer strategies to improve communication; appreciate and leverage diversity within your organization; and use creativity to improve fundraising efforts.

Join your fellow nonprofit executives and invite your board chairs for three information-packed seminars:

February 23: Effective Communication & Governance -

Learn tips for creating positive, open relationships among your staff, leadership and board of directors. You’ll also practice tools to help you clearly communicate your vision and mission and bring your organization into alignment with your goals.

March 2: Appreciating Diversity -

Learn to see the value in diverse perspectives, ways of doing things and individuals within your organization’s board, staff and constituencies. We’ll also discuss the benefits of adhering to the Standards for Charity Accountability.

March 9: Creative Fundraising & Sound Accounting -

Discover your capacity for thinking outside the box (while staying inside ethical boundaries) when it comes to fundraising. Learn strategies for responding to complaints and how to see the gifts within them.

All the seminars will be held at:

United Rehabilitation Services
4710 Old Troy Pk., Dayton
Registration and Continental Breakfast 8 a.m.
Presentation 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon

Join us for one session or the entire series. The cost is $75 per seminar or $150 for the series (make payment by February 23 to receive $150 series rate). Space is limited, so register online today at iichange.com. For more information, call Christy Mauch at (937) 222-1534, ext. 2264.

About Your BBB Serving Dayton and the Miami Valley

Your BBB is an unbiased nonprofit organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Businesses earning BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to the organization’s high standards of ethical business behavior. Your BBB provides objective advice, free business BBB Reliability ReportsTM and charity BBB Wise Giving ReportsTM and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust. To further promote trust, your BBB also offers complaint and dispute resolution support for consumers and businesses when there is difference in viewpoints. The first BBB was founded in 1912. Today, 126 BBBs serve communities across the U.S. and Canada, evaluating and monitoring nearly 4 million local and national businesses and charities. Your BBB serving Dayton and the Miami Valley serves Montgomery, Greene, Clark, Darke, Miami, Preble, Shelby and northern Warren counties. Please visit www.bbb.org for more information about your BBB.

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