Volunteer Management 101

Training and managing volunteers can sometimes feel like herding cats, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We have discovered a simple four-step solution for successful volunteer management: define volunteer jobs clearly, find the right person for each job, dedicate time to training your volunteers, and thank your volunteers a lot. Defining Volunteer Jobs Telling a check-in volunteer that they will be “checking in guests and welcoming them to...

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Husband & Wife Birthday Celebration

“Paying Attention to Details” Hello Carol & Rebecca, Well, we are humming in the afterglow of the event. Praises and thank yous are still coming our way. Much of which are attributed to the two of you. It was comforting to have you both there. We both felt well taken care of, while all the details were being met. Thank you so much. We will use your expertise whenever it is needed in the future and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend...

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Choosing and Executing the Right Fundraising Events

WDE grew up watching and loving the Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney movies. You know the ones, where the solution to life’s problems was “Let’s have a show!” In the classic Strike Up The Band, Jimmy (Mickey) and his best friend Mary (Judy) unite, with other music-loving kids in town, to host a fundraising event. The event’s profits cover the cost of train fare to Chicago, where Jimmy fulfills his dream of auditioning for orchestra leader Paul...

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Event Management Services

Carol and Rebecca have carried the all-important Event Clipboard at a huge range of events: from five-day professional conferences to five-hour private celebrations. Whatever you have in mind, chances are pretty good that we’ll say, “We can do that!” In many cases, we already have. For tips on creating an outstanding event, Check out...

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