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‘SML Gives’ online donation event kicks off on March 16

SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, Va. (WDBJ) — The new “SML Good Neighbors” donation campaign is called “SML Gives.” This is a new online giving event offering nonprofit organizations the opportunity to raise funds, gain exposure, and build relationships. “SML Gives” is a 24-hour virtual giving campaign that supports 13 different nonprofit organizations in Franklin and Bedford […]

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Plant sale organizer calls for unity in the name of good food | island life

After 17 years of living in Saint John, Lora Koehler reached her breaking point after the 2017 hurricanes. She was seriously ill and turned to fresh food as part of her rehabilitation. “Part of getting back to my health was getting vegetables, and the vegetables we had after the hurricanes were disgusting,” Koehler recalls. “I […]

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Canadian police step up arrests in Ottawa as protest organizer says leaving is safest option

OTTAWA, Canada—Large groups of policesome on horseback and others carrying assault rifles and what appear to be rubber bullet launchers, began heading towards protesters in Ottawasupported by armored vehicles. The organizer of the demonstration Benjamin Dichter took to Twitter to urge protesters to leave and pleaded with the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) to let the […]

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Proposed ballot initiative would add abortion rights to Michigan Constitution

Supporters of a new ballot initiative hope to explicitly legalize abortion in the Michigan Constitution in the event Roe vs. Wade is overthrown. The initiative, supported by the group Reproductive Freedom for all and a coalition of other organizations, aims to affirm the rights of Michigan residents to reproductive freedom, including the right to abortion, […]

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CMHA Niagara to Virtually Host the 11th Annual Women and Wellness Event

The Niagara Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association is hosting a virtual wellness fundraiser. Hosted by Nova Nicole, the 11th Annual Women and Wellness event will take place on Tuesday, February 22. Nicole is a Workplace Mental Health Counselor and Leadership Development Facilitator at Shopify, and has been featured on CTV’s “The Social.” She […]

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Thursday’s event celebrates the triumphant return of the Trumpeter Swan

Native to Ontario, the trumpeter swan has disappeared from eastern Canada primarily due to hunting and habitat loss The world’s largest swan has gone from an extirpation in Ontario to a population of over 2,000 individuals today. Midland-Penetanguishene field naturalists will learn more about this beautiful bird and the valiant volunteers behind its wonderful recovery […]

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Saint-Louis Cardinals cancel charity event due to work stoppage

Click to enlarge One of the Saint Louis Cardinals’ biggest charity events of the year has been canceled, according to a press release from the organization. The winter warm-up, originally scheduled for Jan. 15-17, will not continue as Major League Baseball and the players’ union were unable to come to an agreement on a new […]

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Soup Sale Event to Benefit Faith Community Ongoing Mission

Warm Up Williamsburg of Community of Faith Mission is hosting a soup sale to benefit the organization’s mission. (Courtesy of Community of Faith Misson) WILLIAMSBURG – Community members can warm their hearts this holiday season with the Community of Faith Mission’s Warm Up Williamsburg 2022 Soup Sale Event. Tickets are now on sale for the […]

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‘I thought it was balloons popping’: Event organizer reacts to fatal shooting at Edmonton community hall

EDMONTON- A party that was supposed to be a day of community fun turned deadly after gunfire killed one man and injured six others. The shooting happened early Sunday morning at the Duggan Community Center. The event organizer, who will not be identified by CTV News Edmonton due to safety concerns, said in an interview […]

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Milken Institute Asia Center Wins Outstanding Event Organizer Award at Singapore Tourism Awards 2021

The 2020 Asia Summit hosted by the Milken Institute Asia Center was the first large-scale event held in Singapore amid the pandemic, and it combined virtual, in-person and holographic components as part of its experience. SINGAPORE, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Milken Institute Asia Center has been named “Outstanding Event Planner” at the Singapore […]

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Milken Institute Asia Center wins Best Event Organizer at Singapore Tourism Awards 2021

SINGAPORE, July 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Milken Institute Asia Center has been named “Exceptional event organizer “ at the Singapore Tourism Awards 2021. This award is a testament to the Institute’s vast and influential audience and its convening power as senior leaders from all sectors come together to discuss trends and challenges […]

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Event Organizer: 4th of July event in Nashville expected to draw record crowds | Davidson County

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – This year’s Let’s Freedom Sing! Music City’s July 4 event is expected to draw record crowds to downtown Nashville, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp said. in a press release. The event will include a concert featuring country superstar Brad Paisley as well as opening performers Lilly Hiatt, Regi Wooten and […]

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Ann Arbor Art Fair intends to return for 2021 event, organizer says

ANN ARBOR, MI – Organizers of the Ann Arbor Art Fair now plan to host the event this year after previously announcing it wouldn’t be possible. The State Street District announced on its website Tuesday that the State Street Art Fair – one of three fairs that make up the Ann Arbor Art Fair – […]

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Brands like HBO and IBM rethink live events marketing strategy in detail

Advertisers are poised to resume marketing through live events as pandemic restrictions relax. They change their approach to events with virtual and interactive elements. But spending may not return to pre-pandemic levels, and some events will remain virtual. See more stories on the Insider business page. The event marketing business collapsed in 2020, and marketing […]

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The organizer of the event abandons BookExpo, annual publishing convention

NEW YORK (AP) — The annual publishing convention and trade show known as BookExpo, a decades-old tradition where guest speakers range from Bill Clinton to Margaret Atwood, may be coming to an end. ReedPop, which has run BookExpo for a quarter of a century, announced Tuesday that effective immediately it is “retiring” the event, along […]

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COVID-19 Creates One Event Fundraising Choice: Go Virtual or Go Long – Non Profit News

“Canceled? What? Why?” Credit: Alan Levine May 2, 2020; Star Tribune and The Cut Fundraising has never been easy at the best of times. Now, the distancing required to slow the spread of COVID-19 has made the task even more difficult. Many traditional ways for nonprofits to raise donations – grand galas, poetry slams, live […]

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RAGBRAI appoints experienced cycling event organizer as new director

A veteran cycling event organizer will take the helm of the Registry’s annual big bike ride through Iowa, RAGBRAI announced Sunday. Dieter Drake, 48, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, comes to RAGBRAI after hosting more than 100 bike rides and races over 15 years. It started in 2004 with a small race in Cambridge, New York, […]