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Billy Starr, New Technology Highlight 2014 Institute

Billy Starr, New Technology Highlight 2014 Institute
Press Release
Monday, March 10, 2014

Danvers, MA—Over 400 executive directors and board members from nonprofits across Essex County will gather for the 2014 Institute for Trustees, a premiere leadership conference hosted by the Essex County Community Foundation, Saturday, March 22, at the at Pingree School in Hamilton, MA.

Keynote speaker, Billy Starr, whose leadership has developed the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge into an organization rarely found in either the corporate or nonprofit worlds, will draw on his passion to elevate a cause, build the PMC, and start a fundraising movement that last year raised the largest sum ever contributed to a charity by an athletic fundraising event anywhere in the world. One hundred percent of every rider-raised dollar from the PMC goes to cancer research and patient care.

Also new this year to the Institute will be a curated electronic ECCF Flipboard magazine highlighting specific resources from Institute speakers. In addition to offering a range of workshops for all levels of board members and executive directors of nonprofits at the Institute, the ECCF Flipboard magazine showcases additional articles from several leaders, including Starr.
The ECCF Magazine is available at https://flipboard.com/section/institute-for-trustees-bgG2Wm.

See the story on this year's Institute for Trustees in MassNonprofitNews.

“We’re excited to offer this new technology with our Flipboard magazine. It builds on the already valuable resources and networking opportunities the Institute provides,” said Julie Bishop, ECCF Vice President for Grants and Services. “We know how valuable a leader’s time is, so the Institute for Trustees, along with this new e-zine, helps leaders gain the most that they can for their organizations so that everyone benefits.”

The magazine may be accessed on a computer or a tablet; for mobile devices, once the app is downloaded and launched, users search for “Institute for Trustees” and the ECCF curated magazine will appear in the suggestions.

Early bird savings for registration has been extended to Monday, March 10 at 5 p.m. and may be found, along with additional schedule information, at http://www.eccf.org/ift2014.

Jo Kadlecek, Director of Communication
Essex County Community Foundation
978.777.8876; j.kadlecek@eccf.org

ECCF promotes philanthropy and strengthens nonprofits
serving the people of Essex County, MA.
www.eccf.org  Twitter: @ECCFGives

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