KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | George H.W. Bush arrives in Maine for summer

NonProfit University Blog

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — His home on the rocky coast is former President George H.W. Continue reading KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | George H.W. Bush arrives in Maine for summer at STL.News. Bush arrives Kennebunkport Maine for summer The nation 41st president TodayNews

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PORTLAND, Maine | Lobster industry fears weaker shells, but evidence is mixed

NonProfit University Blog

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — More people outside the U.S. Continue reading PORTLAND, Maine | Lobster industry fears weaker shells, but evidence is mixed at STL.News. General American lobster England tradition maine portland Scientific evidence TodayNews

Catering and Innovation – Main Event

Association Navigator

Nancy Goodman and Joel Thevoz, the married business partners at Main Event Caterers in Arlington, Virginia have created an aquaponics system for growing vegetables and raising fish – in their warehouse!

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Maine Principals Adopt Policy for Transgender Athletes

Associations Now

Maine became the fourth state to approve a program that allows transgender high school student-athletes to play for sports teams that match their gender identity. The post Maine Principals Adopt Policy for Transgender Athletes appeared first on Associations Now

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Maine Tourism Association Grapples With Employee Theft

Associations Now

The potential for embezzlement threatens many organizations , and in the case of one association in Maine, it will likely lead to jail time for a former employee. The post Maine Tourism Association Grapples With Employee Theft appeared first on Associations Now

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Maine Lobstermen Soften Shell of Longstanding Antitrust Regulations

Associations Now

The Maine Lobstermen’s Association says a decades-old consent decree regulating the group is out-of-date and limits the group’s ability to advocate for its members. The regulations that manage Maine’s iconic lobster industry.

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Maine Associations Join Forces Under Management Company

Associations Now

The Maine Innkeepers Association and the Maine Restaurant Association are streamlining their efforts by starting a company to jointly manage the groups. When the longtime head of the Maine Restaurant Association (MRA) decided to retire later this year, it meant the group would face a leadership gap. The post Maine Associations Join Forces Under Management Company appeared first on Associations Now

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Small Towns, Big Gesture: Bar Associations Push Law Students Back to Main Street

Associations Now

The post Small Towns, Big Gesture: Bar Associations Push Law Students Back to Main Street appeared first on Associations Now

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New Association To Serve As Voice For ‘Main Street’ Investment Banks

Associations Now

The American Securities Association formed late last month to serve as a voice and leadership platform for the investment banks, broker dealers, banks, and wealth managers that serve “Main Street.”.

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The Big Picture: The Forest and the Trees

The Big Picture

« Study Reveals High Levels of Twitter Use at Conferences | Main. But when I clicked, I was just brought to the main page of a site, not the story itself. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. Integrating social media into the association communication mix » January 31, 2012. The Forest and the Trees.

Thanks For Playing: Always the Last to Know: Nicira's Network.

Thanks For Playing

skip to main | skip to sidebar. One of the main flaws with the construction of the Internet has always been that it was made to prefer stability (as in, the whole thing wont go down) to security (as in, your network wont get hacked). Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008. 14 May 2012. Always the Last to Know: Niciras Network Virtualization Platform. OK, this weeks ATLTK is REALLY geeky, I admit, but this is worth it.

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Associations Now Cover Story on #Humanize

Jamie Notter

In case you missed it, I got the cover on the September/October issue of Associations Now magazine with an article about the main concepts in Humanize. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Associations Now Cover Story on #Humanize. Posted October 21, 2011. in Books and Reading , Humanize - 1 comment. Tweet.

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Association 141+: Is Easy a Bad Word?

Association 141+

In it two of the main characters (Josh and Tobey) are talking to a man from the mid-west who was taking his daughter to visit colleges. Association 141+. Monday, October 3, 2011. Is Easy a Bad Word?

SCD Group: Become a Hero to Your Association Members: 5 Ways.

SCD Group

My main thought is: Why is this a question? Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Sunday, June 17, 2012. Become a Hero to Your Association Members: 5 Ways Content Management Can Add Value to your Association’s Members.

AE on the Verge: Say it in 90 Seconds

AE on the Verge

Yesterday, 28 associations met with our Governor-Elect to give ideas about what could improve the business climate in Maine. AE on the Verge. Association management, meetings and mania. Wednesday, December 1, 2010. Say it in 90 Seconds.

Stronger by Association: How to Create a Content Marketing Strategy

AMR Management Services

While Pulizzi’s presentation was more than 200 slides, his main objective was simple. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Monday, July 25, 2011. How to Create a Content Marketing Strategy. Joe Pulizzi did an excellent job of breaking down the meaning of content marketing and how to maximize your organizations content during The Drake Forum. Your organization should be “the trusted, expert resource in your niche wherever your customers are at online.”

Interesting Piece about Free - BlogClump

BlogClump

skip to main | skip to sidebar. link] t The main comparison the author gives is that Windows is trouncing Linux as a PC/Laptop OS. When it comes to Free, the main model is to use it to help sell something else: service, upgrades, another product entirely. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Sunday, October 18, 2009. Interesting Piece about Free.

AE on the Verge: Council versus Counsel

AE on the Verge

and the reporter was quoting Linda Gifford, Legal Council of the Maine Association of Realtors. AE on the Verge. Association management, meetings and mania. Monday, June 21, 2010. Council versus Counsel. Another association management word confusion. Council is a group or body of government. Counsel is an attorney, person or advice. Posted by. Cindy Butts. at 8:49 PM. Labels: trends and trivia. 1 comment: AEBev said. This just occurred last week in the Bangor Daily News.

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AE on the Verge: Educating Via Quickie Twitter Contest

AE on the Verge

An association executive in Maine is doing clever thing with Twitter - including a Wednesday quiz. Win 1lb box of Maine-made premium chocolate. Ask 5 questions in a row -- heres the second one] mainemerchants Question 2: What will have a higher Maine sales tax in Jan 10: Maine chocolates or nationally produced cupcakes? Give all 5 answers in a row - heres the second one] mainemerchants Question 2 answer: Maine chocolate will have an 8.5% AE on the Verge.

Leadership ? Continued discussion 2/18/10 ? on Leadership ? by.

on Leadership

Sharon D’Orsie, an assistant professor of environmental safety and health at the University of Southern Maine, in a August 2004 article in Professional Safety , provides clarification. on Leadership … by Steven Davis, CAE. Leadership … an Ongoing Discussion. « Leadership … Continued discussion 1/29/10. Leadership … Continued Discussion 2/24/10 » Leadership … Continued discussion 2/18/10.

Complete Guide: How to Raise Funds on Facebook (with examples)

Wild Apricot Blog

In this article, I will provide an up-to-date overview of the 5 main ways you can leverage Facebook’s suite of free fundraising tools to drive donations to your nonprofit. Facebook

Is It Time to Ax Your Young Professionals Group?

Socious

I wanted to move on to the main table. Do you remember sitting at the kiddie table? I do, and it’s a memory that brings up mixed feelings. I loved the kiddie table when I was five, but by 14 I was tired of all the screaming children.

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What’s Next? 6 Membership Trends to Watch in 2017

Socious

I was watching a movie from 2001 recently and one of the main characters had a laptop. It seems like only yesterday we were worried about what would happen when the computers hit the year 2000. Now it’s nearly 2017 and a lot has changed. Just think about technology.

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4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks Associations

Here are the four main components that make an eLearning business thrive or dive. Do you currently manage an eLearning department at an association? Are your education programs bringing in value for the organization and for your members?

JERUSALEM  | Israel bombs Gaza tunnel, closes key crossing after attack

NonProfit University Blog

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said Saturday it was shutting down its main cargo crossing into Gaza after Palestinian protesters caused extensive damage to it, and that it had also destroyed an attack tunnel militants dug near its main pedestrian crossing.

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Sold Out! One Simple Change Filled This Club’s Events Like Never Before

Wild Apricot Blog

If your organization’s main form of accepting member dues and event registrations is through check or cash, there’s a good chance you’re missing out on registrations, new members and even cash flow. Find out how this club began to fill up their events simply by beginning to offer online registrations and payments. online payments

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CARACAS, Venezuela | Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate

NonProfit University Blog

CARACAS, Venezuela —Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run to prevent a national social crisis from exploding.

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American Board of Medical Specialties Conference

Web Courseworks Associations

The three main audiences for this summary info-graphic are senior CHEST management, course chairs, faculty, and accreditation boards. ABMS , a prominent board of medical specialty boards, will hold its annual conference in Chicago, September 25-27.

Can you hear me now?

Mariner

The main message was that while the media may be more accessible, it is also harder to get their attention. I attended a session at last week’s Mid-Atlantic Marketing Seminar in Baltimore on reaching the media in a digital/mobile world.

How Much Does an Association Management System Really Cost?

Aptify

The main reason for this is that the answer isn’t cut and dry. If your organization is in the market for a new Association Management System (AMS), or if you’re comparing different membership software systems, the first question you’re asking is, “ How much does it cost? ”. There’s not a lot of information out there about this; I’m sure you’ve noticed that most vendors will want to set up a call with you before they give you any substantial information.

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PARIS | French trains widely disrupted as rolling strikes resume

NonProfit University Blog

The company’s four main unions called on a “zero train” day Monday and organized an internal discussion and vote among workers on the government plan this week.

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | UN warns of collapse of services in Gaza unless fuel gets in

NonProfit University Blog

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) came two days after hundreds of Palestinians destroyed the fuel terminal at the main cargo crossing with Israel, the only entry point for fuel to Gaza. GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The U.N.

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VATICAN CITY | LGBT community cheers pope’s ‘God made you like this’ remark

NonProfit University Blog

Cruz was the main whistleblower in Chile’s clerical sex abuse and cover-up scandal, and met last month with Francis to discuss it.

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Announces Over $1 Million Awarded for Stormwater Drainage System in Ellicott City

NonProfit University Blog

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Maryland Governor Hogan today announced that Maryland, in collaboration with Howard County, has been awarded $1,044,224 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fund a project that will reduce the flood risk of areas surrounding Main Street in Ellicott City, Md.

TUNIS, | Tunisia: Independents draw most votes in local elections

NonProfit University Blog

TUNIS, Tunisia — Independent candidates cumulatively won more votes, and local council seats, than the two main parties in Tunisia’s first municipal elections since the country’s 2011 revolution.

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CARACAS, Venezuela | The Latest: Maduro declared winner in Venezuela’s election

NonProfit University Blog

Venezuela’s election officials say socialist leader Nicolas Maduro has won a second six-year term as president of the oil-rich South American country, while his main rivals are disputing the legitimacy of the vote and calling for a new election.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.22.17

Reid All About it

The PCMA Digital Experience Institute will be streaming live the most talked about sessions including each day’s main stage, thought leaders from across the globe and business events experts focusing on the most pressing industry topics.

WINDSOR, England | The Latest: Royal wedding: St George’s Chapel gets makeover

NonProfit University Blog

George’s Chapel has been given an overnight makeover with flower arrangements at the main entry door and inside the great room where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will wed. WINDSOR, England — The Latest on the royal wedding (all times local): 10 a.m.

Five Tips to Increase Your Email Open Rate

Spark Consulting

Focus the main point of interest on the copy that will appear in the preview pane of your email. Want to increase your bulk email open rate? Of course you do! The subject is the most important part of the email.

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Membership 101: Should You Reward Novelty or Loyalty?

Spark Consulting

Or priority access to the main hotel. It’s a trick question! You should reward both. . Associations generally do a good job rewarding novelty. The new member gets the special rate.