Happy donor conference to be held in Belfast

first_img The Northern Ireland Institute of Fundraising’s (IoF) conference this November will be on the theme of ‘Happy Donors Can Change the World.’The IoF says that some of the best fundraising innovators locally will take part in the conference, together with those from England, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland.The morning plenary on 9 November will be delivered by Thomas Muirhead, from Child.org who will present ideas for how charities can take steps to be more business-minded to raise more funds. In the afternoon the IoF will showcase winners of the NI Fundraising Awards of 2017.There will be optional breakouts about working with boards, developing your career and managing talent. All aspects of the fundraising mix will be discussed, whether you raise funds from businesses, trusts, community groups or individuals in person or online.Gary Kernahan, IOF Scottish Conf Chair will speak on the subject of ‘Maximising Relationship fundraising’ and developing community fundraising techniques for engaging supporters.Eileen Mullan will discuss how to work better with boards while Bruce Tait will lead on managing millennials.The IoF Northern Ireland conference will take place the Crowne Plaza (formerly Ramada) at Shawsbridge Belfast from 9am on 9 November. The cost for the conference ranges from £70 to £120, from early bird payment to non-members. Howard Lake | 26 September 2017 | News  166 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Tagged with: Institute of Fundraising Northern Ireland About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. WATCH: Thomas Muirhead on beyond giving[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZ32RNCqM-c[/youtube]  165 total views,  1 views today Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Happy donor conference to be held in Belfastlast_img read more

Odds & Ends: Cynthia Erivo Covers Beyonce & More

first_img Cynthia Erivo View Comments 2016 Tony Honor Recipient Seth Gelblum Dead at 62Seth Gelblum has died at the age of 62. According to Variety, his passing follows a long-term illness. He was a partner and chair of the theater department at the law firm Loeb & Loeb LLP. His clients included producers, directors, playwrights, composers, performers, designers and investors for live stage productions on Broadway and beyond. The entertainment lawyer was immersed in the Great White Way community—so much so that he received a 2016 Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theater.Norm Lewis Will Take on ‘The Impossible Dream’Phan favorite Norm Lewis has landed his next role! The Broadway alum will play the dual roles of Cervantes and Don Quixote in the Tony-winning musical, Man of La Mancha. This production is scheduled to run at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, Washington from October 7 through October 30. Based on the novel of the same name, Man of La Mancha enters the mind and world of the mad knight Don Quixote as he pursues his quest for the impossible dream. Lewis has already shown us that no dream is impossible, so we know he’ll be fabulous.Sneak a Peek at ‘The Phantom Fraudster’Speaking of phantoms, CNBC will, as previously reported, dig into the troubled musical Rebecca on American Greed on August 11 in an episode titled “The Phantom Fraudster of Broadway.” The Securities and Exchange Commission investigated the project in 2013 after a fraud scheme came to light involving fictitious investors. Try not to get hooked on the business side of the Great White Way with the preview below. Cynthia Erivo & Rory O’Malley(Photo: Twitter.com/CynthiaEriVo)center_img Star Files Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed from today. Cynthia Erivo Is Broadway’s Queen BShe’s beautiful and she’s here—and by “here,” we mean in front of the Richard Rodgers. The Color Purple Tony winner Cynthia Erivo performed at #Ham4Ham on August 10; though she didn’t sing her mic-dropping, standing ovation-grabbing “I’m Here,” Hamilton hopefuls got to hear her slay Beyoncé’s “Sandcastles” from the music icon’s most recent album, Lemonade. So, Mr. Miranda: Erivo’s totally going to star in your bio-musical about Queen B, right? Right! Enjoy the full performance below!last_img read more

Real Estate: Not your typical Gold Coast property

first_img13-15 Burnside Court, Ashmore is not your normal Gold Coast house.IF you’re after a house that isn’t your typical Gold Coast property, Burnside Estate is a must-see.Originally built in the 1960s, it has since undergone an exceptional renovation without losing its warmth and charm.13-15 Burnside Court, Ashmore.Plenty of space to entertain.MORE NEWS: Ex Gold Coast Titan Bryce Cartwright lists Currumbin home28-year-old buys house sight unseen – and not for the first timeThe current owners bought the property in 2010, drawn to its uniqueness, and by 2012 had started their renovations.“It’s so rare on the Gold Coast to get an older style home, which I really love,” the owner said.“We could see its beautiful features and wanted to bring them back to life, but it was also so important to honour the integrity of the original house.”“We pretty much did a complete gut internally “without losing the integrity of the house.”The poolside entertaining area.Style at every turn.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa6 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoThe art deco touches were rejuvenated, including the fluted glass doors, windows, timber floors and the sprawling original Terrazzo terrace.There is a seamless flow between the outdoors and the elegant living zones, which include a kitchen with butler’s pantry.One of the bedrooms.The lower level is now home to a temperature-controlled wine cellar nestled under an original beamed ceiling, with banquet seating and an antique 18th century French door.Other standout features include imported, custom cabinetry in the bedrooms and bathrooms, a 12m x 6m pool and adjoining alfresco area, and 75m of river frontage.The property at 13-15 Burnside Court, Ashmore is on the market through Jamie Harrison of Kollosche via expressions of interest.last_img read more

Panelo tells riding public: Be creative to avoid traffic

first_img“Kailanganwalong oras pa rin ang tulog mo. Kaya ang ginagawa ko, iyong kulang na oras sagabi, tinutulugan ko ‘pag nasa sasakyan ko,”Panelo said. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo accepts the challenge to use public transportation on his way to work on Friday. Panelo said there is no mass transportation crisis in Metro Manila as he believed the Filipino riding public can easily adapt to the “hostile” situation. ABS-CBN NEWS Panelo said there is no masstransportation crisis in Metro Manila as he believed Filipinos can easily adaptto the “hostile” situation.  “Talagangmagigising tayo dapat nang maaga, dahil nga may problema tayo sa traffic, we have to give ourselves allowance, dalawang oras at least o tatlo pa nga. Otherwise, hindi ka talaga aabot sa pupuntahan mo ngisang oras,” he said. “Everyone who commutes or drivessuffers everyday but solutions to solve it are not insuperable, and thisadministration is doing its best to provide not just immediate but alsolong-term solutions,” added Panelo./PNcenter_img Panelo took jeepney and motorcyclerides for his nearly four-hour commute from Marikina City to the Palace, whichwas in response to the challenge by militant groups for him to take publictransportation. MANILA – Presidential SpokespersonSalvador Panelo told the riding public to be creative in avoiding traffic,after accepting the challenge to use public transportation on his way to workon Friday. “Angsinasabi ko lang, ang punto ko lang doon,we are very creative people. When we are confronted the situation, a hostilesituation we adjust to it – iyon angpagkamalikhain ng mga Pilipino,” Panelo added.last_img read more