Cultivating Community Management with Missouri REALTORS®

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Higher Logic has helped Missouri REALTORS ® with building community since April 2012 — that’s when the organization launched its original community, THE LANDING. Since then, Missouri REALTORS ® has watched its member community grow and evolve. About Missouri REALTORS ®.

“Right to Farm” Amendment Stirs Up Passions in Missouri

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The amount raised by groups for and against Missouri’s Amendment 1 since January 1, according to the St. Supporters such as the Missouri Farm Bureau have raised $1 million through the Missouri Farmers Care umbrella group. $ 1.5M

Union Station Turns Red to Support Joplin, Missouri ?Red Tie? event.

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Missouri Protests Show Need for Chief Diversity Officer on University Campuses

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Student-led protests at the University of Missouri regarding mismanagement of racial issues on campus led to the resignation of President Tim Wolfe and changes in university policy.

Missouri Healthcare Associations Issue Guidelines To Curb Painkiller Abuse

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Six healthcare associations in Missouri released new guidelines last week to assist their members in reducing the number of pain medications they are prescribing. The post Missouri Healthcare Associations Issue Guidelines To Curb Painkiller Abuse appeared first on Associations Now

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Culture Slides

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Thanks to the Kansas City Society of Association Executives and the Kansas Society of Association Executives for bringing Maddie and me out to both Missouri and Kansas (my first ever trip to Kansas) to speak to their members.

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Effort Empowers Kansas City Women To Effectively Negotiate Salaries

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Its goal: Close the gender pay gap by training 1 million women across Kansas and Missouri in salary and benefits negotiation. This latest push in Kansas City will play an important role in reaching this goal, as AAUW hopes to instruct 1 million women across both Kansas and Missouri.

Mental Health Groups Focus on a Fragile Ferguson

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With the impact of the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown still fresh for residents of Ferguson, Missouri, mental health groups are offering support and counseling to community members dealing with anger and grief. A week before the decision, Missouri Gov.

What Birthdays Mean at 38-Years-Old

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Margaux lost another tooth this weekend and while she sleeps upstairs with her winnings tucked securely in her stuffed crocodile, my mother who is visiting from Missouri, is sleeping next to her.two of my favorite people in the world asleep in the same bed. I woke up this morning at 3 a.m.

California’s Plastic-Bag Ban Could Be on the Ropes

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Missouri, Compromised? The next state to watch on the plastic-bag front is shaping up to be Missouri, where a Republican state representative, Dan Shaul, has introduced legislation barring cities from passing local plastic-bag bans.

LAST CALL for AMS Fest Midwest

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– Bruce Moe, Executive Director, Missouri State Teachers Association. Right People. Right Products. Right Place. Last Call. The FEST is in 10 days! Last Call for AMS Fest Midwest. Chicago, May 10, 2016 Association Rate: $199. REGISTER NOW OR LEARN MORE.

After Unrest, Mizzou Alumni Association Revives Black Alumni Network

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The University of Missouri’s alumni association announced last week that it was working to reinstitute its Black Alumni Network in response to numerous requests made in the weeks after racial tensions exploded on the school’s campus.

Convention Center Hotels: If They Build It, Will You Come?

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As it turns out, the one thing Kansas City, Missouri, was missing in its effort to boost its convention business was a bunch of hotel rooms. Missouri’s largest city is far from the only municipality that’s investing in hotels as a way to win new event business.

Do I Still Belong In The Association Space?

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I still remember moving to Bethesda, Maryland, from Joplin, Missouri, starting my first job in associations - working for the Parenteral Drug Association. What does the future hold in store for me? The picture isn''t clear. I never anticipated becoming an association executive.

More Evidence of Media Bias

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But, she said, the news editor responded, “We want a drought story, see if you can find some farmers further west in Missouri that have been hit by the drought.” So I gave her names of farmers and numbers in Central Missouri.

Hospital Associations Leverage Data For More Transparency In Healthcare

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The Missouri Hospital Association is making hospital pricing and quality data publicly available to Missourians. The Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) has a new tool to help consumers make more informed decisions when choosing a hospital.

If You’re Looking for a Job, Look Inland, Lists Say

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The Midwest is likewise heavily represented on Glassdoor’s list, with three Ohio cities in the top 10, and four others in Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Tennessee.

Top 10 re Why Industry Insiders Fail as Associations CEOs

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Dave Drennan Executive Director Missouri Dairy Association. Guest Blog by Dave Drennan. In response to your July 9 post Should the CEO be an Industry Insider or Association Professional , I want to add my thoughts/experiences.

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

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

American Library Association’s Ferguson Memorial Damaged

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A tree planted in Ferguson, Missouri, in memory of Michael Brown—the teenager fatally shot last year by a local police officer—was ripped in half last weekend the day after it was planted. Instead, it has become a symbol of the most trying divisions in Ferguson, Missouri.

How to Win Friends and Influence People: Three Lessons for Community Managers

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There’s a reason this book, written by a poor Missouri pig farmer’s son turned writer, has stayed relevant all these years. I’m sure you’ve heard of it, but have you actually ever read Dale Carnegie’s book, “ How to Win Friends and Influence People ”?

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Building an Online Community Ambassador Program

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Recently, when Missouri REALTORS® launched an ambassador program for their community THE LANDING, they held a two-hour-long kickoff call to get volunteers excited and start thinking up ideas. Some community managers are really lucky.

African-American Film Critics Honor Prince’s Cinema Legacy

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Late R&B icon Prince did something most of his musical contemporaries could only dream of: He starred in a critically acclaimed hit film that won an Oscar and even spent some time behind the camera as a director.

Post-Ferguson, Police Groups Work to Protect Military Surplus Access

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The heavily armed police response to protests after a racially charged police shooting in Missouri drew widespread attention to the acquisition of military hardware by local authorities. And one of Missouri’s most prominent politicians, Sen. $ 5.1B

Top Stories of 2014: Here’s What You Read and Shared From Associations Now

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4. “Right to Farm” Amendment Stirs Up Passions in Missouri. A proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution that was up for a vote in August sounded a little odd: It would codify the right to farm and ranch in a state known for farming and ranching.

Ideas for Reframing Your Community’s Awesome Content

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Here’s a really fun example from the Missouri Association of REALTORS. Many years ago, when I was underemployed, I’m a little ashamed to admit that I did some writing for content farms.

Social Media and Disaster: Hospitals On Facebook

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Joplin, Missouri is where most of my family and friends still live. It was the scariest day of my life. I was settled in on the couch with my husband and daughter enjoying our Sunday evening when my phone rang. Giving it a quick look, I saw it was my cousin Sarah calling from Texas.

Why Aren’t Associations Creating Walking Billboards?

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Several years ago, I was on a panel with a marketing person from Missouri Kids First (prevent, intervene and treat child abuse) who told a fascinating story about her efforts to build a Go Blue branding to expand awareness of the organization.

Firearms Group, Suicide Prevention Group Join Forces to Save Lives

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The four states involved—Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and New Mexico—saw these AFSP chapters build relationships with the local gun industry, helping vendors and shooting range owners alike spot the signs that come with suicide risk.

NAACP Hosts Bias Training for New Jersey Police

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” Dozens of police departments around the country have opted for FIP training after controversial deaths of young black men in Baltimore, New York City, and Ferguson, Missouri, at the hands of police officers.

Report: Goodwill Locations Hit By Credit-Card Breach

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The charitable nonprofit group reported evidence that its payment systems were recently attacked and announced an investigation. Although Goodwill stores in multiple states may have been affected, the nonprofit’s decentralized organizational structure could limit the damage.

Ice Breaker: AE (Association Executives) Bingo

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Thanks to Missouri REALTOR Association Execs!). At an event today, there was a fun ice breaker event: AE (Association Executives) Bingo.

Michael Jordan Antiviolence Donation Strategy Strikes Careful Political Balance

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cities, including New York City and Baltimore, and smaller ones, such as Ferguson, Missouri, LDF works to ensure federal funds to police departments are used to support critical training and reforms to end racial bias and to promote best practices for community policing.

Why Telemedicine Is Making Major Progress Nationally

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The states that scored an A on the report card were Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. With HR departments starting to embrace the technology, telemedicine is on track to see massive growth in 2016.

What Sliced Bread Can Teach Associations About Innovation

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On July 7, 1928, the Chillicothe Baking Company in Chillicothe, Missouri, made history by becoming the first bakery to produce and sell bread sliced using a machine invented by Otto Frederick Rohwedder.

American Legion to Female WWII Vet: Yes, You’re a Member

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While women have been able to join the American Legion since 1919 and there are some all-female chapters like Missouri’s Post 404 , according to The Washington Post , perception issues have lingered and the problem was often one highlighted in individual chapters, as in Strong’s case.

Dueling Boards for One Nonprofit: Would You Do this for Your Association?

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Louis Post-Dispatch (P-D) has been running a series of articles about the Missouri History Museum (MHM) “gone wild” in going around its politically-appointed commissioners. Some background: The Missouri History Museum was founded in 1866.

Medical Groups Push Back on CDC Painkiller Guidelines

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In December, six Missouri healthcare organizations collectively issued their own guidelines to reduce the number of opioid prescriptions and to reduce patients’ “doctor shopping” to accumulate multiple prescriptions.

Laws Imitate ‘Dallas Buyers Club’: States Pass Right-To-Try Legislation

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The governors in those states have signed the bills into law; other efforts are moving forward in Arizona, Missouri, and elsewhere.)

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A New Type of Conference Education

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Louis, Missouri. What Can Your Association Learn from Chicken Learning? Guest Post by Emily Bibens, CAE Stale PowerPoint presentations. Cold, windowless conference rooms. Attendees more engaged with their smartphones than with the speaker. Sound familiar?

Local Government Groups Team Up to Fight Opioid Abuse

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NLC President Melodee Colbert-Kean, who will take part in the task force as a Joplin, Missouri, council member, emphasized that the associations (and the communities they represent) are well-suited to taking on the problem.

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Update: How Association Execs Know It is Time to Leave

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Louis Post-Dispatch sports columnist Bernie Miklasz wrote a piece about Missouri football coach Gary Pinkle headlined Has Pinkle Gone Stale ?