Georgia News: Governor Deal, GE Appliances to create 100 jobs in Jackson County

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Governor Nathan Deal Thursday announced that GE Appliances, a manufacturer of household appliances, will create 100 jobs and invest $55 million in a new Southeast Region Appliance Distribution Center in Commerce.

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Georgia Governor Nathan Deal Appoints Three To Board

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has made three board appointments as reported today: William P. Leahy, REACH Georgia Foundation Board. Leahy is AT&T’s Southeast Region president and the president of AT&T Georgia.

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Secret recording, unpaid loan stir race for Georgia governor

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTA/June 16, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Accusations of ethical lapses and incompetence are raising the temperature of Georgia’s heated race for the Republican nomination for governor. Continue reading Secret recording, unpaid loan stir race for Georgia governor at STL.News.

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Georgia Political News: Georgia Governor Deal announces judicial appointments

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Governor Nathan Deal today announced appointments to fill several judicial vacancies. Deal announced the following appointments to the Court of Appeals of Georgia: the Honorable E.

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Georgia Governor signs bill allowing lottery winners to remain anonymous

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia has joined a small but growing number of states that allow lottery winners to remain anonymous. On Monday Georgia governor Nathan Deal signed a bill allowing lottery winners with prizes over $250,000 to keep their identity secret upon request.

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MOSCOW | The Latest: Georgia slams Putin’s World Cup launch guests

NonProfit University Blog

Russia’s rival neighbor Georgia is denouncing the Kremlin’s decision to showcase the leaders of two breakaway regions at the opening of the World Cup. Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Georgia slams Putin’s World Cup launch guests at STL.News.

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ATLANTA | Georgia Dems give Abrams chance to be 1st black woman gov

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTA — Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office. General 1st black woman gov Atlanta Georgia Dems give Abrams chance TodayNews

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ATLANTA  | A first for Georgia: Democrats pick black woman for governor

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTA — Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office. General A first for Georgia Atlanta black woman for governor Democrats pick TodayNews

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ATLANTA  | Black women look to flex power in Georgia governor’s race

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTA — This week’s primary election in Georgia presents black women voters with a rare opportunity: To give a Democrat who looks like them a chance at occupying the governor’s mansion in a Republican-controlled state.

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ATLANTA | 2 Democrats vie to become Georgia’s first woman governor

NonProfit University Blog

Now, 40-year-old Stacey Evans and 44-year-old Stacey Abrams, both Atlanta-area attorneys and erstwhile legislative colleagues, want to bolster those boot-strap biographies with the Democratic nomination for Georgia governor.

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SAVANNAH, Ga. | Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified

NonProfit University Blog

A grand jury in Savannah, Georgia, has determined police were justified in fatally shooting a 20-year-old man they had come to arrest in January. Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified at STL.News. SAVANNAH, Ga. —

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JONESBORO, Ga. | Police: 1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting after Georgia graduation

NonProfit University Blog

Police: 1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting after Georgia graduation at STL.News. General 1 Dead 1 hurt Georgia graduation JONESBORO police TodayNewsJONESBORO, Ga. —

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High School Football: Georgia Group Tackles Heat Risks on Practice Field

Associations Now

Athletic organizations like the Georgia High School Association are hopeful that football players will stay safe this summer as coaches adhere to heat and humidity guidelines on the gridiron.

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Meet “Transaction Alley”: New Payment Processors Group Shows Georgia Pride

Associations Now

The American Transaction Processors Coalition, a new association focused specifically on transaction processing companies located in Georgia, hopes to raise the profile of the industry, which generates $30 billion in revenue per year in the state.

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From the Corner Office: Gabriel Eckert, BOMA Georgia

Association Adviser

September 2012 -- Leadership This month, the Corner Office spotlight shines on Gabriel Eckert, CAE, executive director of the Building Owners and Managers Association of Georgia (BOMA Georgia). By Association Adviser staff

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Royalty is Crowned and an Association Shines in the Annual Ms. GHCA Pageant

Association Adviser

If you attend the Georgia Health Care Association’s annual Ms. Georgia Health Care Association (GHCA) Pageant, you’ll find many of these beauty pageant hallmarks – but the participants will be mostly sexagenarians or older! Georgia Nursing Home Pageant in May 1976.

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ARLINGTON, Va | Several thousand gather at Arlington to mark RFK’s death

NonProfit University Blog

John Lewis of Georgia quoted Kennedy’s speech after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis of Georgia VAARLINGTON, Va. (AP) AP) — Fifty years after his death, Robert F. Kennedy’s words remain powerful.

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From the Corner Office: Wendy Kavanagh, CAE, Georgia Society of Association Executives

Association Adviser

May 2011 -- Leadership This month, the Corner Office spotlight shines on Wendy Kavanagh, CAE, president of the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE) , the Atlanta-based organization devoted to enhancing the careers of association leaders who live and work in the Peach State.

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Advocacy: Having Their Backs

Association Adviser

Advocacy advocacy Georgia Automobile Dealers Association Georgia Nurses Association GSAE Licensed Profesional Counselors Association of Georgia Though members may not realize it until they need it, the beating heart of every association is advocacy. This story originally appeared in the winter 2014 issue of GSAE''s Connections magazine. Photo. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

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Advancing association meetings via brain science

Aaron Wolowiec

For more, view the keynote and deep dive slides presented April 15 for the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE). Whether you’re a planner, a CEO, a supplier or whether you fill some other role, think back to the very first conference for which you selected/hired a speaker.

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Don’t feed the attendees: 10 insights for your next food function

Aaron Wolowiec

They are taken to an undisclosed location that I only imagine to be near B218 – the furthest possible room from our present location in the Georgia World Congress Center. The bag of trail mix that served as my lunch during the closing general session of #ASAE13.

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Extreme trends or the new normal?

Aaron Wolowiec

3-6 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, ASAE will engage and connect members – even if they can’t attend physically. An online engagement center at the 2012 ASAE Annual Meeting. Photo courtesy of ASAE on Flickr.

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Associations Using Grants More Frequently to Strengthen the Association Community and Inspire Big Ideas

Association Adviser

Features Revenue American Society of Association Executives annual conference ASAE association community association grants Florida Society of Association Executives FSAE Georgia Society of Association Executives grants GSAE Innovation internship training volunteersHow associations are leveraging grants to inspire innovation, encourage professional development and expand the association community. The post Associations Using Grants More Frequently to.

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Non-Dues Revenue Is Alive and Well

Association Adviser

From advertising and sponsorships to grants, affinity programs and strategic partnerships, always keep the 3Ws of non-dues revenue in mind. The post Non-Dues Revenue Is Alive and Well appeared first. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

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Members Were My Mentors: Building Consensus Among the Folks Who Build

Association Adviser

After more than three decades at the helm of various AGC chapters, Michael Dunham, CEO of the Associated General Contractors of Georgia, Inc. Michael Dunham, AGC Georgia. Association Adviser: Mike, tell us a little about AGC Georgia.

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The Meetings Report: Five game-changing tactics redefining education strategy and success

Aaron Wolowiec

In December 2012, I was pleased to finally release Event Garde’s first research project. In a nutshell, The Meetings Report strives to describe the state of the Michigan association meetings industry.

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What’s trending?

Aaron Wolowiec

6 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Associations Meetings Professional Development Aaron Wolowiec American Society for Association Executives ASAE Atlanta Cheryl Ronk Donna Oser Event Garde Facebook Georgia World Congress Center Instagram Learning Michigan Society of Association Executives MSAE networking OrgPro Radisson Hotel at Kalamazoo Center Skype social media Susan Robertson Twitter Vital Associations

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If You Don’t Know the Answer, Find the Answer

Association Adviser

From the Corner Office Leadership Atlanta Apartment Association careers Georgia Apartment Association leadership member communication membership National Apartment Association Russ Webb volunteer volunteeringAtlanta Apartment Association vice president Russ Webb shares his thoughts about the need for constant innovation, accountability and fun in the modern association era. The post If You Don’t Know. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

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What Associations Can Learn from Bumper Stickers

Association Adviser

Most of your association members are in your corner, but don’t ever take them for granted. Like a bumper sticker, they can peel away fast. The post What Associations Can Learn from Bumper Stickers. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

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Ways Your Association Can Promote Videos to Members

Association Adviser

Marketing & Communications Membership Revenue Technology Aaron Weisberg ACPA American Society for Quality ASQ College Student Educators International email Georgia Society of Association Executives GSAE MHEDA Michael J. Last month, we explored the power of adding video to your current communication strategies and how MHEDA, WRLA and other associations are using video to increase member engagement and retention and. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

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Five Keys to a Successful Internship Program

Association Adviser

Features From the Front Lines association internships Georgia College and State University intern internships young professionalsWhat advice would an intern give to organizations looking to hire them? Here are five things to consider if your association is considering starting, or expanding, an internship program. The post. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

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Don’t Be Afraid to Experiment – Even with Scared Cows (Like Your Trade Show)

YourMembership Blog

I just returned from the Georgia Society of Association Executive’s Grand Tradeshow Experiment at the Georgia International Convention Center, and from a vendor perspective, I found it to be a curiously refreshing take on the traditional trade show offering I have experienced over the years.

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True North

Golden's Rules for Association

The following is adapted from remarks delivered at the National Society of Professional Engineer’s House of Delegates General Assembly, July 22, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. As NSPE ends one fiscal/program year and starts a new one, it would be typical to talk about the past year’s activity. That is worth doing: we have a good story to […]. The Nature of Associations business strategy culture membership models

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The Real World

NonProfit University Blog

Michelle Nunn is the Democratic nominee for the US Senate seat from Georgia, and the on-leave CEO of Points of Light , an almost $30 million organization. million volunteers are Georgia voters! #453943866 / gettyimages.com.

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From the Corner Office: Tino Mantella, TAG

Association Adviser

Tino Mantella, Technology Association of Georgia. This month’s Corner Office spotlight shines on Tino Mantella, president and CEO of the 19,000 member Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). Our ultimate goal is to make Georgia a Top 5 state for technology by 2015.

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Mississippi News: Memphis Man, Mario D. Collins Sentenced For His Role In Interstate Sex Trafficking Scheme

NonProfit University Blog

Mills for trafficking a victim from Georgia to Tennessee and ultimately to Oxford, Mississippi for commercial sex purposes. OXFORD, Miss. Attorney William C.

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Is Donor Fatigue Real?

NonProfit University Blog

And still to come this year to a state, region or town near you is the original giving local days, such as GiveMN , North Texas Giving Day , Georgia Gives Day , or Give Miami Day , to mention a handful. Thoughts & Commentary donor fatigue Georgia Gives Day Give Local Give Local America Give Miami Day GiveBig Giving Tuesday GivingMN Kimbia North Texas Giving Day Red Nose Day Small Business Saturday Walgreen's Duane Reade

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The Big Picture: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It

The Big Picture

Georgia’s new economic development and tourist promotion logo was unveiled at a tourism conference in Valdosta. And Georgia is now a classic marketing example for the "If it aint broke, dont fix it" textbook. Ray Charles "Georgia On My Mind" has been the state slogan since 1979. Initial media reports had indicated the new slogan would replace the beloved “Georgia On My Mind” (rather than adding to it, as it is purported now to do). The Big Picture.

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Need More Non-Dues Revenue?

Association Adviser

Tino Martella, Technology Association of Georgia. Features Revenue MACPA non-dures revenue revenue Technology Association of Georgia Hank Berkowitz, Editor-in-Chief. How often do hear comments like these around the office or at industry gatherings? “Younger people aren’t joiners.”

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The Science of Fundraising

NonProfit University Blog

A researcher at Georgia State University is doing research that could one day help us answer, once and for all, the value of those address labels—and such. Thoughts & Commentary donor incentives donors and overhead Gates Foundation Georgia State University matching gifts science of philanthropy initiative at Chicago University scientific method SPI University of California San Diego No better way to start a year off than talking about money!

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