VOLUME 6 ISSUE 2B—FEBRUARY 15, 2013
MAJOR GIFTS RECOGNITION DEADLINES
Councils that qualified for the 2012 National Major Gifts Award and the National Endowment Achievement Award need to submit their completed applications by the due dates (Feb. 28 and Mar. 1) to be recognized at the National Annual Meeting. Read more.
MAJOR GIFTS SEMINAR—NEW FOR 2013 (AND FOR THE NEW TAX ACT!)
America has a new tax act. The BSA National Foundation is offering a special major gifts seminar, “Gift Planning for Your Council’s Second Century,” March 6–8, 2013, at Harrah’s Hotel in the heart of The Strip, Las Vegas, Nev. Read more.
SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION AND HOTEL INFORMATION
Registration is ongoing for the 2013 National Development and Fiscal Management Symposium. You may now register and make hotel reservation for the symposium in Chicago (Apr. 24–26, 2013) at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel and Dallas-Fort Worth (May 19–21) at the Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. Read more.
ALUMNI RELATIONS AND NATIONAL EAGLE SCOUT ASSOCIATION COMMITTEES
Currently, 43 percent of BSA local councils have an alumni relations committee and 66 percent of councils have a National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) committee. There are several benefits to having these committees. Read more.
Register to participate in one of the various webinars or watch a pre-recorded one at your leisure. Read more.
PREFERRED COUNCIL SERVICE PROVIDERS
Best Play Solutions
• Interstate Batteries
• Pecatonica River
• Pine Valley Foods
• Ramsey Popcorn
• Trail’s End
• Virginia Diner
• Haines Direct
• Spectrum Marketing Companies
Capstone Advancement Partners
• Hartsook Companies
• Kelley Marketing Group Inc.
Bell Fundraising Consultants
• Blackbaud Inc.
• Over the Edge
Woltz & Associates
• Jitasa (formerly Easy Office)