Stronger by Association: Communications Audits and Digital Media.

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Communications Audits and Digital Media Presentations Live from AYP Conference. Angie Reese-Hawkins, President and CEO of the Metropolitan YMCA of Washington and Steve Drake, President and CEO of Drake &; Company will talk about communications and marketing in a social media age during the Association of YMCA Professionals convention July 21 in Dallas. Communications Audits and Digital Media Presentati. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Pages.

Why People Love This Association’s Membership Mascot

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At the Kentucky Pharmacists Association, Roamey the Gnome is popular guy. Bob McFalls, executive director and CEO at the Kentucky Pharmacists Association, can add one more hat to his rack: Gnome caretaker. Post by Kentucky Pharmacists Association. He’s been all over Kentucky, McFalls says, and even as far as some national pharmacy-industry meetings in Austin, Texas; Orlando, Florida; and Washington, DC.

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The Art of Newsjacking

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Apple’s Tim Cook shows how to communicate in a crisis. If you demonize Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, you lose the argument. When a clerk in Kentucky refused to provide marriage licenses for gay couples, I saw an irony. Communications Engagement MarketingYou have a plan for your posts, whether for a blog or a community. The plan is orderly. It allows you time to prepare things. Meanwhile, news is happening.

Stronger by Association: AACH Education Coordinator Receives.

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was awarded her doctorate in Communication Studies, with an emphasis on Health Communication, from Bowling Green State University on Wednesday. Her dissertation, Patient-Centered Care and Mindfulness in Hospice Volunteer Communication Experiences , explored the training and experiences of hospice volunteers, and built on her past research in the areas of assisted living facilities and provider-patient communication. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare.

Stronger by Association: Shake it Up to Avoid Silence on.

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Communicating with a large group to drive decisions via conference calls can be difficult for staff and for volunteer committee chairs or board leaders. During the last year I experimented with several ideas to improve communication and facilitate discussion. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, February 21, 2012.

Lessons From 25 Years at One Association

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She had worked as a press secretary and business journalist in Kentucky, and NTA seemed like an intriguing new venue for her writing. “I All told, Prather has held six jobs at NTA, and she first schooled herself in the association by expanding her repertoire in its communications department: writing, public relations, marcomm. I stayed in the marketing and communications realm, and that’s where it kept expanding,” she says.

Stronger by Association: Engle Earns Meeting Planner Certification

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He graduated from Transylvania University in Lexington in 2002 with a degree in Business Administration, and completed his Master of Science in Sport Administration from Eastern Kentucky University in 2006. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Thursday, March 22, 2012. Engle Earns Meeting Planner Certification. Will Engle, CMP. LEXINGTON, Ky.

Stronger by Association: AMR Promotes Two, Hires Policy Analyst

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She will also be responsible for the coordination of communication and member service activities for the NASPO team and its members. Record graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s in Geography. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, March 27, 2012. AMR Promotes Two, Hires Policy Analyst. Ele Moreland. Kristy Brown. LEXINGTON, Ky.

Executive Connections: Lessons Learned: 2.0

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solutions will improve our communication, creativity, and communities? At the University of Kentucky (despite my over-abundant enthusiasm), we are slowly and wisely integrating more and more 2.0 We've just started working on a comprehensive knowledge base for our reference desk at the University of Kentucky. Executive Connections. « Adding Value | Main. | IGF Update from London » 26 October 2007. Lessons Learned: 2.0.

Time Management: The Most Critical Skill for Association Leaders

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, July 17, 2012. Time Management: The Most Critical Skill for Association Leaders. by DeLaine Bender, CAE. What’s the most critical skill for leaders of associations and nonprofit organizations? It might just be the ability to prioritize and manage time.

Stronger by Association: How to create a memorable recognition.

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, June 26, 2012. How to create a memorable recognition and awards program for your association. by Alison Keller. Running an awards program is a lot of work. An association will want to keep top of mind how to publicize the program in order for the association and the award recipients to gain the most benefit.

Content Marketing: A Practical Approach for your Association

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Content Marketing: A Practical Approach for your Association. A Practical Approach to Content Marketing for your Association. View more presentations from Brian Reuwee. Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom).

Stronger by Association: Who Should Manage Your Organization.

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, March 13, 2012. Who Should Manage Your Organization? Industry Experts vs. Association Experts. by Brian Reuwee. Welcome to a fight for the ages! This battle royale will decide who should be the next executive director for your association. In this corner, the 800-pound. guerrilla.

Stronger by Association: Make 2012 "The Year of Better Content"

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, February 7, 2012. Make 2012 "The Year of Better Content". by Becky Rasmussen. At the start of the year, Forbes magazine predicted that 2012 would be "the year of content," declaring that content and social media marketing should a part of every brands marketing plan.

Using Board Members to Engage Attendees at Your Trade Show

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Using Board Members to Engage Attendees at Your Trade Show. by Lauren Mangnall. Your conference committee, board of directors and association staff has spent countless hours putting together a trade show or convention that will be beneficial for both attendees and exhibitors.

Stronger by Association: Understanding Generational Conflict

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Conflicting views between generations also make it hard to understand how to best reach our target markets and communicate with different generations. The survey revealed some interesting points – for example: To communicate important information, associations are less likely to use the phone than farmers/ranchers. Communication will be easier if you are providing information in the way they want to receive it, and most members want to give you this feedback. Pages.

Participate, Learn, Engage: Letting Go of the Listserv

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They provide an opportunity for members to not only learn more about the profession and industry, but also to learn more effective communication and collaborative techniques that they can bring back to their fields. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Monday, February 13, 2012. Participate, Learn, Engage: Letting Go of the Listserv. By Emily Gallt.

Stronger by Association: Five Technologies to Adopt for Your Event

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, April 3, 2012. Five Technologies to Adopt for Your Event. by Allison Keller. Looking for ways to improve engagement and participation at your associations events? Several technology options are available that will enhance and bring added value to your event. Below are a few options AMR association clients have implemented. QR Codes.

Stronger by Association: Which (c) is Right for Me? 501(c)(3) vs. 501.

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Thursday, March 29, 2012. Which (c) is Right for Me? 501(c)(3) vs. 501(c)(6). Scott Dick, CPA. VP, Finance & Operations. Thinking of starting a new, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization? Trying to decide whether to organize as a c3 or c6? Know the difference?

Stronger by Association: Trees for Troops' Race to the White House

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Wednesday, February 1, 2012. Trees for Troops Race to the White House. Last week, the National Christmas Tree Association’s Trees for Troops program, a client of AMR Management Services , was selected as a finalist for the White Houses Joining Forces Community Challenge.

Stronger by Association: Creating Content that Works for Your.

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Thursday, August 9, 2012. Creating Content that Works for Your Association. Creating Content that Works for Your Association : by Becky Rasmussen. Last year, I had the opportunity to attend the first-ever Content Marketing World.

Stronger by Association: Can I get that mop and bucket in cornflower.

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Wednesday, January 25, 2012. Can I get that mop and bucket in cornflower blue? I was at an event yesterday and spoke with a long-time association and nonprofit professional and volunteer. We got to talking about association management and some of the ways boards of directors choose to spend their time. Time thats often wasted.

Why are competency-based association boards an anomaly

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, July 3, 2012. Why are competency-based association boards an anomaly. Often associations and nonprofits reward status, tenure or relationships with a seat on the board of directors.

Stronger by Association: 5 Tips to Keep Boards Out of the Weeds

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Friday, December 9, 2011. 5 Tips to Keep Boards Out of the Weeds. A question recently came across my desk: Does anyone have an example of a board agenda that helps steer the conversation towards strategy and away from operations?

Effective Management of Your Association's Chief Executive and Staff

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Effective Management of Your Associations Chief Executive and Staff. by Brian Reuwee. Volunteer board leaders are a busy group. Besides acting as good stewards for an association, they usually have full-time careers, spouses, families, community engagements and other interests outside of work.

Stronger by Association: How to Start an Association

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Develop sound communications tools This can range from a printed or email newsletter to a simple website. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Monday, June 4, 2012. How to Start an Association. Every now and again, we go through a phase when we get multiple calls or inquiries from individuals looking to start an association or formalize a loosely knit group.

Stronger by Association: AMR Adds Records Coordinator

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Michele graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Thursday, December 29, 2011. AMR Adds Records Coordinator. Michele O’Donoghue started on December 19, joins fellow Records Coordinator Kristy Brown in the Lexington Office. Both report to Director of Member Records Diane Dougherty.

Stronger by Association: What's Stronger by Association All About?

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Wednesday, December 21, 2011. Whats Stronger by Association All About? Stronger by Association has posted a few times now. And were starting to get some heft to the blog. So whats this all about? In August, AMR Management Services acquired Drake & Company.

Stronger by Association: 9 Ways to Become a Better Board Member.

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Wednesday, December 21, 2011. 9 Ways to Become a Better Board Member Today. Educate yourself on both your industry and your association: Too many board members don’t even know all the programs and services their association offers.

Certified Association Executive (CAE) ? What's the Value?

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Thursday, March 1, 2012. Certified Association Executive (CAE) — What’s the Value? By DeLaine Bender, CAE. DeLaine Bender, CAE. Like many association executives I stumbled into this career — first came the job offer, then came the understanding of what association management means. I love what I do.

Stronger by Association: Clearing the decks

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Thursday, March 22, 2012. Clearing the decks. This is a great illustration of what an association management company can do for your nonprofit organization.

Stronger by Association: AMR Explores Business Opportunities in Asia

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, March 20, 2012. AMR Explores Business Opportunities in Asia. Nick Ruffin, AMR Management Services COO, talks with a representative from the hospitality. industry in Hong Kong. LEXINGTON, Ky. – AMR Chief Operating Officer Nick Ruffin recently traveled to Hong Kong as part of a coalition of association management companies (AMC).

Stronger by Association: 9 Ways Board Members Can Raise Money.

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Friday, March 16, 2012. 9 Ways Board Members Can Raise Money Without Fundraising. By Nell Edgington ( Social Velocity ). Great post from another blog, Social Velocity. Reposting it on Stronger By Association because of the popularity fundraising topics have received on our site.

Satisfaction vs. Loyalty: Creating a Connection for Long-term Success

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Monday, December 19, 2011. Satisfaction vs. Loyalty: Creating a Connection for Long-term Success. In marketing parlance, satisfied customers are good. Loyal customers are great. The difference is significant.

Financing not Fundraising: 5 Steps to Jump Start Your Board

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Friday, January 20, 2012. Financing not Fundraising: 5 Steps to Jump Start Your Board. Heres a message board members need to understand: Once youre excited about the mission and strategic direction of the organization, its up to YOU to help fund the strategy to achieve the objectives. This means personal giving AND recruitment of other donors.

Stronger by Association: Member Orientation: Creating a Personal.

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Friday, January 13, 2012. Member Orientation: Creating a Personal Connection. This is not by me, but from Lowell Aplebaum, an astute association professional: If we are going to welcome our members, whether new or returning, that welcome has to be.well, welcoming. This means more than a form letter.

What Race for Relevance Inadvertently Taught Me About Committees

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Wednesday, December 14, 2011. What Race for Relevance Inadvertently Taught Me About Committees. Strong post from association executive Eric Lanke (on his own blog) about how committees can and should be used in a modern, progressive, professional association.

Stronger by Association: NASCA Selects AMR as Management.

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” NASCA, an association for commissioners, directors and cabinet secretaries who oversee government operations, helps members implement public policy to improve efficiency and effectiveness and promotes interstate communication by showcasing innovative programs. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, March 20, 2012. NASCA Selects AMR as Management Partner.

Stronger by Association: Cause Marketing Tips - Target Prospects

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Cause Marketing Tips - Target Prospects. Chesterfield Arts Make Your Mark Campaign and DrakeCo Marketing Specialist Jill Mahoney are mentioned in an article on securing company donations: [link]. Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook.

Stronger by Association: AMR Hires Four

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Brown holds Bachelor of Science in mass communications, with a focus in advertising, and a minor in business administration, from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville. Her responsibilities include managing USFRA Affiliates and Industry Partner communications and tracking progress of the organizations campaign. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES.