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Bangor Region Chamber launches search for new president
BANGOR - The Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce announced today that it has launched its search for a president with the hope of finding new staff leader for the organization by the end of the summer.
The Chamber's current president and CEO, John Porter, announced in May that he would be leaving the Chamber at the end of August to become a system director, marketing and communication, with Portland-based MaineHealth.
Five questions to ask yourself when creating a donor persona
Creating a customer persona and figuring out how to best communicate with your target audience is an imperative step for any marketing campaign. Before you can promote your work and draw supporters to your cause, you must have a clear picture of who your supporters are, what they’re passionate about and what makes them tick. Do some research to create a detailed donor persona — a specific, in-depth profile of the ideal donor you’d like to attract. Here are five questions you should ask yourself when creating your nonprofit’s donor persona:
Who are my ideal donors? When creating a donor persona, you must first think about demographics of your ideal donor. Who is this person, where do they live, what is their income, their age, marital status, etc. This information will give you a much clearer picture of who your target is.
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.
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