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's Blog

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.

Bright Idea: Starting young

Aaron Wolowiec

With older professionals retiring from the institutional investment industry, tapping into blossoming chartered financial analysts has been key to CFA Society Minnesota’s growth

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.

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.

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.

Capitol Christmas Tree, Brought to You by an Association

Associations Now

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.

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

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.

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.

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?

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).

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?

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

Beth Kanter's Blog

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.

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.

Innovating for Inclusion: How We Engaged a More Diverse Community

Association Success

AIGA Minnesota has been pioneering an innovation initiative for a few years now, sprung into being by an AIGA Innovate grant, with the express goals of relevancy and cultivating transformative community impact through the engagement of design. A story of digital communication and community outreach. The word ‘innovation’ is often treated as an end in itself. Being innovative floats around as an ephemeral goal of all projects, and a mark of a successful enterprise.

PhilanthroTech: How Nonprofits Are Using Crowdfunding

Beth Kanter's Blog

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's Blog

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.

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

Beth Kanter's Blog

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.

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.

Scientific Groups Question Moves by Trump Administration to Shake Up Advisory Boards

Associations Now

More than a dozen groups, led by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, are speaking out after reports that dozens of scientists would be removed from advisory roles with the Environmental Protection Agency.

Trade Group: Malls Consider High-Tech Solutions to Security

Associations Now

In the wake of a shooting at a Macy’s store in Seattle and a stabbing incident at a mall in Minnesota, executives are considering measures that rely heavily on technology.

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

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth Kanter's Blog

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.

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

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

Beth Kanter's Blog

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.

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Best Benefit Ever: Chiropractic Credit Expansion

Associations Now

And the credit union’s help has already proved successful for members of other organizations, such as the Michigan Association of Chiropractors, the Minnesota Chiropractic Association, and the Ohio State Chiropractic Association.

Hackathons Helping Nonprofits: The Overnight Website Challenge Offers Pro Bono Redesigns

Associations Now

Paul, Minnesota; Chicago; Kansas City, Missouri; and Phoenix.

After Mass Collision, Bird Conservation Group Discusses Bird-Friendly Building

Associations Now

It’s the big incidents like this that get people’s attention, but birds are hitting buildings and other structures in ones and twos and fives and tens pretty much every day,” Audubon Minnesota Conservation Program Manager Joanna Eckles said. “So

ISP Privacy Battle Moves to the States

Associations Now

Nevada and Minnesota have ISP privacy regulations set into law. Old Rules, New Target The Federal Communications Commission is taking its own approach to internet privacy in the wake of the ISP rules repeal.

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”.

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.

Governors Association Launches Opioid Treatment Pilot Targeted at Prisons

Associations Now

Last month, NGA announced a pilot program in eight states—Alaska, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington—that will expand access to addiction treatment for offenders in prisons.

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.