Minnesota Police Chiefs’ Digital Campaign Aims to Boost Recruitment

Associations Now

Whether in big cities or small towns, recruiting is becoming a major challenge for Minnesota police forces—and it’s a problem the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association’s Wear the Badge campaign aims to reverse.

Record-breaking donations on Give to the Max Day in Minnesota

Beth Kanter

1. Hi Dana, congrats on another successful Giving Day in Minnesota. A really unique partnership with Metro Transit, which is Minnesota’s transportation resource offering a network of buses, light rail and commuter trains, allowed us to plug into their engaged audience of commuters.

How the Minnesota Nurses Association uses Social Media

SocialFish

This accompanying document has more information and statistics. Association Case Studies

Reduce Barriers to Entry

Spark Consulting

Pay special attention to the stories of the Capital Area Food Bank and the CFA Society of Minnesota on pages 28-31. fundraising innovation marketing membership whitepaper young professionals CFA Society Minnesota National Capital Area Food Bank Sohini Baliga

Associations Live: Fall in Minnesota. The Perfect Time of Year

Associations Live

Fall in Minnesota. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Sunday, October 17, 2010. The Perfect Time of Year. Social media at the board retreat. The stats are amazing. Its not a fad. Its a revolution. Posted by Kathy Johnson. at 8:37 AM. Labels: 2010 fallconference. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). July Member Poll. Subscribe. Search This Blog. Loading. Blog Archive.

Associations Live: Fall in Minnesota. The Perfect Time of Year

Associations Live

Fall in Minnesota. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Friday, October 15, 2010. The Perfect Time of Year. Drove up a day early to Chase on the Lake in Walker, MN. I wanted to check out the bike ride trail. Optional activity on Sunday) I did. The Paul Bunyon and Heartland trails are spectacular. Two of my board members arrived a day early too. Well have dinner together. I like it.

Who will create the Fosbury Flop for Associations?

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ASAE association boards Association CEOs association executives association leaders Dick Fosbury mary byers Minnesota Medical Association Olympics SCD Group

6 Articles for Associations and Millennials

SCD Group

The case for taking millennials seriously By Selena Simmons-Duffin via Minnesota NPR Millennials have already shaped your life. ASAE Association CEOs association executives association management CBRE FastCompany Millennials Minnesota NPR Sarah Sladek Spark SMG XYZ University Millennials Will Become The Majority In The Workforce In 2015. Is Your Company Ready?

Associations Live: Brett Favre and Credibility

Associations Live

Its the first Tuesday of August, and as folks in my neck of the woods (Minnesota) have learned, if Brett Favre sticks his head out of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and sees that he isnt the focus of the news, well get six more weeks of speculation about his career. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

Associations Live: World record

Associations Live

We filed with the state in February 2000 - changed from Minnesota to Midwest. Even though, we register every year - Unemployment insurance still had us listed as Minnesota. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Tuesday, April 20, 2010. World record. Going for the world record - in changing the association name. Changed the mail, changed the bank, checks, stationary, IRS, paychex. Thought we had it all done.

The Deep Freeze

Associations Live

Someone, anyone, please remind me why we live in Minnesota? -25 25 - Ridiculous! Miscellaneous

The Deep Freeze

Associations Live

Someone, anyone, please remind me why we live in Minnesota? -25 25 - Ridiculous! Miscellaneous

Testing and Clear Objectives are Critical

Effective Database

In a nutshell, the state of Minnesota spent nearly $100 million for a new vehicle licensing and registration database, and may have to spend another $50 million to actually get it completed. I’m always fascinated by stories like this.

Starting Early: Super Bowl-Funded Community Projects Get Going Months Before Big Game

Associations Now

In Minnesota, the Super Bowl Host Committee’s legacy fund, backed by money from the NFL and other donors, is helping to pay for community projects throughout the state.

Capitol Christmas Tree, Brought to You by an Association

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The Minnesota Trucking Association is helping transport the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree was felled from Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota and began its cross-country trek to Washington, DC, with help from the Minnesota Trucking Association.

Learning in the Digital Age [DATA]

SocialFish

It’s addressed to libraries (for a keynote at the University of Minnesota) – but I think all of this will resonate with associations. Here’s a fascinating slide deck from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.

Dairy Association’s “Princess” Program Churns Out Leaders, Ambassadors

Associations Now

Last week, the Midwest Dairy Association crowned its 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way at the Minnesota State Fair. Peter, Minnesota , was crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way the evening before the Minnesota State Fair kicked off last week.

Steal This Idea!

Spark Consulting

CFA Society Minnesota (attracting Millennials). If there’s one thing I’ve learned in the past 20 years, it’s that associations don’t always have all the answers. We definitely have some major advantages, not the least of which is that we are highly cooperative and collaborative, not least of which because there’s not a lot of intra-industry competition (i.e., the AICPA and the American Nurses Association have basically zero overlap in audiences).

Should Associations Offer Conference Subscription Packages?

Associations Now

For example, the Minnesota Twins are introducing a redesigned Twins Pass program this season to boost declining attendance numbers. Major League Baseball teams have started offering Netflix-style ticket subscription packages to boost attendance numbers and attract younger fans to the ballpark.

Midwest Association Group’s Rebrand: Call Us “Associations North”

Associations Now

Associations North , the new name for the long-running Midwest Society of Association Executives, reflects an effort by the 1,200-member group (which focuses on executives in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota) to simplify its branding.

Let’s Meet In Real Life!

Smooth The Path

We can connect at: AssociationsNorth in Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 21st. I would love to meet you. I really would! You have been hanging in there reading post after post after post so we must be similarly motivated. We want to provide an amazing member experience.

Winter in October

Associations Live

I live in Minnesota - I will make the best of it. I don't like to complain about the weather - but really, snow?!?? It's just too soon, too soon, too soon. October 12) I don't have my winter head on yet - nor do I have my winter gear unpacked. Oh well. And I know that we will still be golfing in Duluth at the fall conference. Because it's a fall conference, not a winter conference. Snow golf anyone? Miscellaneous fall

CompTIA Helps Build New Tech Foundations for the Underemployed

Associations Now

In 2012, the association started IT-Ready , an endeavor of its Creating IT Futures philanthropic arm, in Minnesota’s Minneapolis-St.

Success on a Stick: Lessons From the State Fair

Associations Now

But besides the days of catching up, I finally got to partake in something that everyone I have ever met from the state brags about whenever they have the chance: the Minnesota State Fair. Just how successful is the Minnesota State Fair?

Would You Swap Jobs for Your Professional Development?

Associations Now

Then she met the director of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) at a conference in Las Vegas earlier this year, and things started to line up even more. What if you could switch jobs with, or shadow, someone at an organization that does similar work to yours?

Engage volunteers, take a page from the magazine

Aaron Wolowiec

Similar publications are offered in California, Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas, as well as two regional publications (i.e., “Busy.”. I suspect this is the four-letter word you last used in response to the question, “How are you?”

We All Can Win Championships

YourMembership Blog

Paul, Minnesota, where I spoke at the Midwest Society of Association Executives 58 th Annual Meeting and Expo. I am writing this post from beautiful St. I was invited to be one of eight presenters at MSAE’s IGNITE session appropriately titled “Grant Me Insight, and Make it Fast”.

How One Nonprofit Used Social Media for Damage Control During A PR Crisis That Erupted During a Fundraiser

Beth Kanter

TechFail #GenerosityWin on Minnesota’s Give to the Max Day: Understanding social media’s role in damage control and crisis communication Guest post by Jeff Achen, GiveMN Digital Strategist.

Games Done Quick Gives Gaming—And Charity—Another Swift Kick

Associations Now

And rather than let the energy go away, the organizers also put on other events throughout the year, including Summer Games Done Quick, which is traditionally held in either Minnesota or Colorado, and has raised money for Doctors Without Borders.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.14.17

Reid All About it

Presenters: Trista Harris, president, Minnesota Council on Foundations. Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… Evidence, not ego, must drive digital transformation , says Gerry McGovern.

Location-based services with a kick: What are challenges and treks?

ChatterBachs

With more than 50,000 students the University of Minnesota is one of the 10 largest universities in the United States. The University of Minnesota is now sharing the license with their student organizations so that smaller student groups and clubs can build challenges and treks. I had the pleasure of speaking recently with Christina Dorobek, University Specialist, with SCVNGR. If you have not heard of it, SCVNGR is a part mobile/social game.

PhilanthroTech: How Nonprofits Are Using Crowdfunding

Beth Kanter

In November 2012, the giving day platform Razoo partnered with GiveMN, an organization that aims to grow online giving in Minnesota, to break a world record by raising $16.3 million for Minnesota charities in just 24 hours. Flickr Photo by Toddy.

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GiveMN 2012 Giving Day by the Numbers

Beth Kanter

Nevertheless, we believe that our efforts to help Minnesota nonprofits and schools become “Networked Nonprofits,” to nurture social media usage and provide tools for integrating social media, have been key to driving the amazing results we saw again this year.

What associations need to know about facebook’s new political content rules

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. Ah Facebook…always looking for new/better ways to be transparent and to protect our security.

Scary Nonprofit Contests, Social Media Content, and Campaigns: Happy Halloween!

Beth Kanter

The Minnesota Zoo provided a candy shopping guide to keep the rainforest safe for all the animals that call it home. Halloween offers a great hook for your nonprofit’s content strategy, a campaign theme , or special fundraiser.

A Changing of the Apple Guard: Gala’s in, Red Delicious Is Out

Associations Now

New projections from the U.S. Apple Association find that the Red Delicious Apple is losing momentum among U.S. consumers, putting Gala on top, and the Honeycrisp variant not far behind. Apple is always in the news, it seems.

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth Kanter

Source: GiveMN A school principal rides a zipline as a way to bring attention to Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. New waves of philanthropists are contributing : After Give to the Max Day in Minnesota, 5 percent of donors surveyed said the day was their first time donating to a cause.

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

Beth Kanter

Found when researching systems thinking. Such a friendly visual…telescopes, tents, and teddy bears. netlead pic.twitter.com/gmb9TYyifz. Rebecca Arno (@rarno) February 3, 2015.

System 111

Fron Nisswa - Renewal

Associations Live

Despite the rain, it was a fabulous day in Northern Minnesota. Monday morning. Golfers (those who 'stayed the course', were chilled and wet - but also recognized the fact that this might have been their last time out this season. We all love fall, but we do what is coming next. Two of us biked in the rain. The surroundings, the paths, the views - perfect. And MSAE? Well, with the help of ventriloquist, James Wedgewood , several members performed a unique - their very own Northern MN RAP.

Find More Meaning in Your Metrics

Associations Now

In their Learning Lab, they cited the example of the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota, which commissioned research that found that every $1 invested in youth mentoring resulted in $2.72