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Austin Peay State University to hold Community nonprofit Leadership Conference April 13th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University School of Technology and Public Management, the APSU Department of Public Management and Criminal Justice, Hands on Clarksville and the Clarksville Montgomery County Nonprofit Partnership Network are all teaming up on Friday, April 13th for a Nonprofit Management and Leadership Conference at the Morgan University Center.

The first conference – with the theme “Unleashing Your Organization’s Most Important Asset: YOU!” – will include more than 100 nonprofit leaders, board members, students and volunteers who will explore innovative strategies and creative approaches to managing and navigating change.

The conference will take place from 7:15am-4:30pm. The day will begin with a continental breakfast and networking followed by welcome with APSU President Tim Hall, Nonprofit Day Proclamation on behalf of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and opening comments.

Participants will be welcomed at a family-style lunch by Dr. Tristan Denley, provost and vice president of academic affairs, along with Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers. Keynote speaker, Debra Palmer George of Palmer Solutions, will lead a session, titled “To Be Your Best for the World.”

Breakout sessions are offered in areas geared toward nonprofit organizations such as community engagement, collaborative and strategic marketing, governance and operations, finance/risk management, social enterprise and innovation and leadership teams.

In celebration of Clarksville-Montgomery County Nonprofit Day, Hands on Clarksville is asking attendees to bring a child’s book, stuffed toy or a child-size canvas bag to be donated to Head Start classrooms, Safe House Domestic Violence Shelter and Centerstone’s RIP Program.

The cost for the daylong conference is $50.00 and includes meals and all conference materials. Space is limited and reservations must be made in advance.

For more details including breakout sessions and speakers, go to www.apsu.edu/ext-ed/noncredit-events or contact Dr. Becky Starnes, 931.551.5450 or starnesb@apsu.edu.


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