Speaking to Alabama Law Students about the Association World

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I’m excited to again speak to University of Alabama law students about opportunities in the association world. Partner Mike House is the organizer of Alabama’s government relations program that brings students to Washington for a semester to work and study. courtesy of [link].

Spring Hill College Alumni Board and New Offices for the Verto Solutions Companies

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Spring Hill College is a liberal arts school located in my hometown, Mobile, Alabama. It’s the oldest college in Alabama, the first Catholic college in the Southeast, and the third oldest Jesuit college in the United States. The Association Navigator Blog is back.

How Does Nick Saban Do It?

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I did some reading about Coach Nick Saban’s leadership philosophy and style in anticipation of the BCS National Championship game Monday night between Alabama and Notre Dame. Saban’s success at Alabama is measured in wins, revenue, and player academic success. Fortune magazine.

Ethics Start at the Top

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Pulled from headlines just in the last several weeks: nonprofits operating as a family business, too numerous to mention, and then making loans to family’s private business ( Footings , in Monroe, New York ) ; executive director embezzling $500,000 with the aid of her daughter ( Jefferson County (Alabama ) Committee for Economic Opportunity ; a nonprofit that cannot account for over $320,000 in federal aid ( The Light City Church, New Orleans ). .


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“Granddaddy” and “Dad” visited Washington as part of an “Honor Flight” from Mobile, Alabama. Granddaddy Cox” was one of the South Alabama veterans flown to Washington for ceremonies in their honor. Alabama Members of Congress including U.S.

Associations Advise Public After Gas Shortages Arise

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With an Alabama pipeline rupture causing gas shortages and other negative effects on the gasoline industry throughout the southern U.S., The recent reports of a pipeline break in Alabama are having a ripple effect all over the southern U.S.,

Association Management Basics: Successful Leadership Transitions

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In Alabama, the highlight was visiting family and good friends in Fairhope and Mobile. I just finished Hans Finzel’s Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make.

Top Coaches Say Association’s NFL Draft Rule Change Good for Players

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The decision by the American Football Coaches Association to allow underclassmen to take part in pro-day combines has major supporters in Alabama coach Nick Saban and Clemson coach Dabo Swinney—the two head coaches in last night’s bowl championship game.

Hit the Road: Using Roadshows to Bring Education to Members

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Then there’s the Alabama State Bar Association, which has held the ASB Roadshow since 1995. Instead of associations making attendees come to them, many groups are taking meetings and education opportunities directly to attendees. A look at roadshows and their benefits.

How Associations Are Changing Up School Sunscreen Rules

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According to Stateline , six states—Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Utah, and Washington—have passed laws this year allowing sunscreen to be used during school activities. You may not think of sunscreen as medication, but the FDA does, and so do many schools.

Tim Tebow Act Has High School Sports Associations Divided, but That’s All Right

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Alabama is on the cusp of becoming the next state to adopt the legislation. Despite the legislative trend, not all state or state high school athletic associations are as welcoming to home-schoolers—including Alabama’s high school sports governing body.

Meet You in Nashville: Where to Eat During #ASAE14, Part 3

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Nashville Lifestyles recommends ordering the smoked wings with Alabama white sauce, redneck taco with pulled pork or smoked sausage plate with two sides and Texas toast. 5211 Alabama Ave., It’s time for#ASAE14!

RIP Harper Lee: The Mockingbird Scribe’s Association Legacy

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” The ABA Journal awards the prize each year with the help of the University of Alabama School of Law.

What to Expect From Labor Day Travel

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with South Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi currently averaging below $2 per gallon. According to two transportation industry groups, Labor Day travel is going to be pretty busy.

Persistence Pays Off for Public Broadcasters

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We just got word [Monday] night that the Alabama House of Representatives has approved a 38 percent increase in state funding for Alabama public television,” he said.

Cargo Plane Crash Revives Pilot Fatigue Questions

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A Good Deed An Alabama-based nonprofit organization lost a valuable shipment of goods in the UPS cargo plane crash last week, but that hasn’t stopped the group from helping the families of the two pilots who died in the crash, according to an NBC News report.

Firearms Group, Suicide Prevention Group Join Forces to Save Lives

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The four states involved—Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and New Mexico—saw these AFSP chapters build relationships with the local gun industry, helping vendors and shooting range owners alike spot the signs that come with suicide risk.

Do You (and Your Organization) Strive to Be the Best?

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In an interview after Ohio State beat #1 Alabama in the 2015 national semi-final football game, OSU coach Urban Meyer was asked about the “gap” between the Big 10 and other Power 5 conferences.

Physical Therapy Group Encourages Patients to Swap Painkillers for PT

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It’s also relying on its state chapters to spread the word, especially in states the CDC has identified as having high rates of opioid overdose deaths or high rates of prescriptions, including Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

Monday Buzz: In-Your-Face Security

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The newspaper reports that firms as diverse as Uber, MasterCard, and the Alabama Department of Revenue are using selfies as a form of identification. The growing appeal—and the weaknesses—of using selfies as a form of security. Also: where Slack may not make sense as a community platform.

Lieutenant Governors Forge Industry Partnership to Promote Drones

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As One Internet Tax Battle Ends, Talk of Another Heats Up

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Alabama Deputy Revenue Commissioner Joe Garrett said that the plan was purposely intended to set up a legal battle in an effort to overturn Quill. “We’re

New Battlefront: Same-Sex Spouse Benefits and the National Guard

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National Guard units in states such as Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Alabama, and Michigan have offered federal benefits to all Guard spouses despite the differences between state and federal law on same-sex marriage.

Country Music Association Writes Its Own Anniversary Song

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Alabama. To create buzz around the 50th Annual CMA Awards, the Country Music Association produced a mashup of songs that has become a sensation across the U.S. and garnered attention around the globe, boosting CMA’s mission to expand country music’s appeal outside the States.

State Troopers Held a Beauty Contest for Their Cruisers

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Alabama Highway Patrol. To help instill camaraderie among state troopers throughout the country, as well as generate a little publicity, the American Association of State Troopers launched a social media campaign calling on people to vote for the “Best Looking Cruiser.”.

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AARP Foundation Boosts Employment Initiative

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Through the Back to Work 50+ Women’s Economic Stability Initiative, the two community college grantees—Miami Dade College, North Campus, in Miami, and Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama—will focus on helping women 50 and older find jobs and build their financial savvy.

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How Green Are Your State’s Purchasing Practices?

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Four states—Alabama, Idaho, Mississippi, and Ohio—reported no green purchasing programs or activities.

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How College Football Bowls Boost the Economy

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But Friday’s Dollar General Bowl, in Mobile, Alabama, shouldn’t be forgotten, nor should the Foster Farms Bowl on December 28. New research commissioned by the Football Bowl Association finds that even small-stakes college bowl games give local economies a significant boost.

Construction Groups Set Out to Fill Industry’s Skills Gap

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It follows in the footsteps of similar programs in Alabama and Georgia. A group of construction-related associations in Tennessee has launched an initiative to encourage young people to pursue careers in the industry and to fill its thinning ranks.

Construction Industry’s Youth Strategy Includes Appealing to Gamers

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Mike Rowe, the host of the former Discovery Channel series “ Dirty Jobs” and the upcoming CNN show “ Somebody’s Gotta Do It ,” has frequently worked with trade groups and nonprofits, such as Go Build Alabama.

Groups Concentrate on Ending Distracted Driving

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To help educate younger drivers, members of the Alabama Association for Justice are visiting local high schools throughout the month to talk about the dangers of driving while distracted, according to The [Athens] News Courier.

The Beer Industry’s Growing … in One Case, Maybe Too Fast

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The beer industry is expanding by leaps and bounds—particularly in the craft sector—and the Brewers Association is trying to keep pace. But a recent snafu involving a conference showed that’s not always easy.

Government Shutdown: Head Start Protest Draws Hundreds to Capitol Hill

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” Likewise, a program in Talladega, Alabama, was forced to close its doors after the federal fiscal year began on October 1. 57K The number of low-income and at-risk children who lost their Head Start spots nationwide due to sequestration-related cuts, according to NHSA.

IMEX America 2013: Smart Monday Highlights #IMEX13

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Hilliard, Associate Professor, The University of Alabama. Smart Monday powered by MPI was back, co-located with IMEX America. Communications guru Stacey Hanke kicked things off with a lively keynote about persuasion through verbal and non-verbal influence skills.

Perfect Your Authentic Online Leadership Profile on Social

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Turner II is the CEO of the United Way in SW Alabama. Socrates once said, “To find yourself, think for yourself.” ” That quote embraces a basic principle for leading on social platforms: a true, genuine, and authentic personal brand.

Renew The Heart & Soul of your Non-Profit for a Chance To Win $10,000

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A professionally written and recorded song by the Grammy Award-winning group, The Original Blind Boys of Alabama. Three autographed guitars: one by The Original Blind Boys of Alabama, one by Los Lonely Boys, and one by Sunny Shipley.

The ALS Ice Bucket Donor Retention Challenge

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Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the Social Innovation Summit , a twice annual event that represents a global convening of thought leaders in technology, investment, philanthropy, international development, and business.

New Orleans: Returning to Life, a Decade After Katrina

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the storm left more than 1,800 dead and an estimated $100 billion in damage, much of that damage hitting New Orleans and surrounding areas in Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.

Association Blasts Medicare for Paying Unlicensed Prosthetics Providers

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The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics reports that 15 states currently have certification laws: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington.

Accountants Bank On Online Game to Engage Students

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While the concept for the game evolved somewhat during the two-year development process, it’s the product of two Hoover, Alabama, high school students. The American Institute of CPAs recently unveiled a new online game that was conceived of by students for students.