Applebee’s teams up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to raise funds for childhood cancer research
STATEWIDE - Fifteen years ago, the beginnings of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) grew from the front yard lemonade stand of four-year-old cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott. Today, the Foundation bearing her name has become one of the nation’s leading philanthropic organizations in support of pediatric cancer research.
A month-long campaign kicking off June 29 marks the 11th consecutive year that franchisees of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar have supported Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation. Coming off a record of more than $1 million fundraising proceeds generated in 2014, and nearly $5 million raised since 2005, more than 870 Applebee’s restaurants nationwide will work toward topping the $6 million mark in 2015.
Carol Colson to be honored by Girl Scouts of Maine
BANGOR - Girl Scouts of Maine is pleased to announce that it will honor Carol Colson with the 2015 Juliette Award at the Sixth Annual Pearls of Wisdom breakfast on Sept. 17 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bangor.
Girl Scouts of Maine established the Juliette Award to honor a woman who embodies the essence of Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of Girl Scouts of the USA. Juliette Gordon Low was a woman who exhibited a heightened sense of service to community and the courage, confidence and character to make the world a better place.
Holly Twining launches new business, Maine Yoga Adventures
ORONO - After 10 years of connecting people to nature at Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holly Twining has formed her own company - Maine Yoga Adventures - to focus on her desire to bring people together to enjoy yoga and nature in unique ways.
Maine Yoga Adventures was created to offer retreats that connect diverse yoga practices with nature and seasonal outdoor activities. Adventures will include hiking, birding and paddleboarding among many others. Companion activities to yoga and nature immersion include creative writing, vegetarian cooking, dancing and more - whatever the mood of the season warrants.
Four simple ways to make relationship marketing work for your nonprofit
Relationship marketing is a strategy designed to foster customer loyalty, interaction and long-term engagement. It is designed to develop strong connections with stakeholders by providing them with information directly suited to their needs and interests and by promoting open communication.
The essence of non-profit marketing is based on relationship marketing, as it emphasizes donor and volunteer retention and satisfaction, helping the organization accomplish their mission and continue their activities.
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