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Why should YOU invest in Superior Customer Service Training?
The most valuable asset of your organization is your People. Not only do they produce, sell, and service your product, they represent your organization. The impression they make on your customers will greatly influence whether those customers buy again and refer others.
Join us or send key members of your team to this creative and engaging workshop!
Presenter Randa Noble is an independent public speaker, staff trainer, and not-for-profit board trainer with extensive nonprofit experience.
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (lunch included in course fee)
Location: Room 122 of 5100 building at Rockford College (building closest to State Street), 5050 E. State St. Rockford, IL 61108
Cost: $40.00 (includes lunch, 2013 NICNE members may apply discount)
Please RSVP by June 13 by faxing or mailing downloadable registration form.
Download Registration Form Here
Learn from colleagues how their collaboration
is strengthening their ability to meet mission.
Presented by: Bob Campbell, Executive Director,
Rockford Area Affordable Housing Coalition and Deb Elzinga, Executive Director,
Neighborhood Housing Services of Freeport
Cost: $15 Non-Members; FREE to 2013 NICNE Members
RSVP at least five days prior to the Café by calling the Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit Excellence at 815.394.4384.
For more information visit our Leadership Café Page.
A partnership between
NICNE and the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
Helping Nonprofits Grow Strong from the Inside Out
Create an Actionable Marketing Plan
In this hands-on workshop, you will collaborate with expert presenters to develop an actionable marketing plan unique to your organization. In turn, you will work independently, in small groups, and one-on-one with the presenters. Upon completion, you will be armed with enough information and hard skills to execute a 3-phase strategy to achieve your marketing communication goals.
SPACE IS LIMITED TO FIRST 20 REGISTRANTS!
Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Time: Check in, 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., Workshop, 8:30 a.m. - Noon
Location: Room 115 in 5100 Building at Rockford College (building closest to State Street), 5050 E. State Street, Rockford, IL 61108
Cost: $75.00 (2013 NICNE Members may apply discount)
Please RSVP by July 17 by faxing or mailing downloadable registration form.
Download Registration Form Here
Summer Shortz Series -- Reflections on a Lifetime of Service
Join us on the patio in front of the Colman Library at Rockford College.
Relax, enjoy the morning sun, and learn from seasoned professionals -- memories of triumphs and pitfalls, maintaining longevity, and passing the torch to a new generation of leaders.
Presented by Carol Bennett, former Executive Director of Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center.
Carol is the former Executive Director of Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center. She has previously held two other Executive Director positions for local nonprofits, including the Winnebago County Council on Aging, which she helped lead through its merger with Protestant Community Services and a later merger that resulted in Lifescape Community Services coming into existence. Carol is often called upon to present her insights and lessons learned to boards, professionals, and professional organizations.
Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Time: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Patio in front of Colman Library at Rockford College (rain location -- Burpee Center, Rockford College), 5050 E. State Street, Rockford, IL, 61108
Cost: $20 (2013 NICNE Members may apply discount)
Please RSVP by August 14 using the downloadable registration form.
Download Registration Form Here.