Thu, 09 May 2013 00:39:59
Here are four keys to better nonprofit fundraising results.Non-profit fundraising is all about multiple streams of income, so how do you make more money for your organization?Simple. When you put together your annual plan, you need to include as many ways to raise money as possible.So, you're probably thinking: 'That's easy for you to say, but how exactly do I go about it?' Easy! You just have to be "smart" about it, with a well thought-out plan that doesn't make too many demands on any one facet of your organization.Every fundraiser that you conduct places various demands on your volunteers, your supporters, and your leadership. Those demands can be time consuming, expensive, and stressful.The more large-scale fundraisers you conduct in one year's time, the greater the load you place on the people you depend on.You need to be 'smart' in how you go about your fundraising.Four Keys to Non-Profit Fundraising:Think SmartPlan SmartWork SmartBe SmartNon-Profit Fundraising -..
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Tue, 16 April 2013 20:04:39
Jinja/Skellefte - On May 11, 2013, history will be written in the Ugandantown of Jinja, when the first African Ice Swimming Championship is arranged. Jinja residents received inspiration for this from the city of Skellefte in Northern Sweden, where over the past two years the Swedish and Scandinavian Winter Swim championships in have been arranged and hosted. "In order to succeed inimplementing this spectacular event, we will fill a swimming pool with about 50 tons of ice," says Jinja's Mayor, Mohammed Baswari Kezaala Al-Hajji.
When the first Swedish Championshipin winter swimming was conducted in Skellefte in 2012, the air temperature was -34° C degrees; however in Jinja, it is anticipated that temperature can be ashigh as +35° C during the competition. "It's a huge contrast between the polar cold and the oppressive heat at the equator," says Mohammed Baswari Kezaala Al-Hajji.
The championship will take place atthe swimming pool in Jinja's Nile Resort. The process of ..
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Thu, 21 March 2013 21:19:14
SAN DIEGO, Calif., — Fern Gorin, coaching industry pioneer and founder of Life Purpose Institute, announces that the school’s 5-Day Life Coach Certification course is coming to Long Island April 23 to 27. The program allows working and unemployed professionals, as well as independent business owners, to become trained, certified and set up in a coaching practice within a short time of completing the course.
“Our students receive in-depth training and lifetime support in both how to conduct and market their coaching practices,” Gorin said. “For working professionals who want to gain more control over their future and those who have already lost jobs, coaching can be a highly satisfying and fulfilling career. For business owners, it allows them to add expanded expertise and services for others in their industry, even for a new set of customers and existing competitors.”
According to the New York Times, unemployment in the greater New York City area r..
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Thu, 21 March 2013 06:25:20
Explores Incarcerated Muslims & Americans condition.
An illustrated short by Texas film producer Bill Cox (www.beerandseedthemovie.com) and illustrator Will R. Hardcastle.
Muslim & American is an "art house" black and white silent short of two prisoners "Gary Greedy and Jerry Jihad" and their personal torment.
It asks the viewers to add their comments to complete the story. It is a gripping thought provoking short going viral on Youtube.
bill cox is best known for the 2012 Dark Comedy "Beer & Seed" (www.beerandseedthemovie.com) and can be contacted wmacox comcast.net.
Main message: Hate although abstract, has tangible consequences.
Video has been getting quality feedback from facebook users both Muslim & Americans...
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Tue, 19 March 2013 19:58:15
Amid tales of their wealthy compatriots spiriting money abroad, Russians in Cyprus have mounted a robust defence of their country's involvement in the tiny island's stricken economy.
"If it was not for Russians here in the last 10 years, there would not be any development in Cyprus," said Cecilia Shine, 38, a home designer shopping in the Russ Market supermarket in Limassol's affluent Georgiou A Boulevard that stretches along the Mediterranean waterfront.
Under the pressure of a proposed bank account levy to fund a European Union bail-out package, Ms Shine, originally from Moscow, admitted that many of her country would now leave Cyprus – taking their wealth with them.
"Russians are leaving and I believe the Troika [the team of IMF, European Central Bank and European Commission officials who have negotiated the package with Cyprus] planned for this," she said.
"When the Russians leave, who is going to take their place? Germany is going to come. They [Ger..
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