Us At The Crossroads!
United Way Mid-America Regional
Way We Care:
of United Way”
June 13 to 15, 2001 Adam’s
Mark Hotel Columbus, OH
yourself!! Learn ways to make
your United Way ‘the best it’s ever been’ at the all-new Crossroads
Conference. Please join me in
Mike Benz, Conference Chair, United Way Services, Cleveland, OH.
are under way for the 2001 Mid-America Regional Crossroads Conference.
This year’s conference is full of content and fun!
So come prepared to learn, share, network and have a good time.
For more information concerning the Crossroads Conference, please
contact Deborah De Weese, Ohio United Way, at 614-224-8146 or [email protected]
evening registration, reception
(4) General Session Speakers:
Watch for more details in future newsletters.
including 3 double-session mini-workshops:
Strong community building track,
plus marketing, resource development and professional skills tracks!
with UWA staff
and Sharing Tables
are approved for registration & travel reimbursement.
Thursday evening Dinner, Dance,
Games and more!
Prizes, Goody Bags and fun!
June 14, 10:30 a.m.
It Begins in the Workplace: Workplace
Campaigns 101, Part One
What to Say and How to Say It: Dealing
with controversial issues, policies and procedures in working with your
So, How Did We Do? How to
measure your community impact using State Indexing, Report Cards, etc.
Effectively Tapping the Future: Marketing
segment to reach the under 35 donor, volunteer and staff.
Being the Best of the Best: Top
Notch Staff Skills, Customer Service, Improving your Professionalism.
June 14, 1:30 p.m.
It Begins in the Workplace, Part Two
How to Think “Results”: Introduction
to Outcomes, Part One, Beginners Overview
Impactful Lessons: Lessons
from Impact Councils
Survey Says….: Annual Research/Public
Opinion Polls – UWA and Implications for your United Way.
How to Get More Than You’re Paying For: Volunteer Recruitment & Management for overall
June 14, 3:30 p.m.
We Say We Are, But Are We?: Diversity/Inclusion
as a Core Value, as a UWA Standard
Getting to the Results: Introduction
to Outcomes, Part Two. Overview.
What agencies are taught, what outcomes agencies develop, agency
reporting, implementation timeline models, what to expect.
FUNdraising and FRIENDraising – Special Events
Tough Decisions: Community Impact –
Critical Funding Decisions, includes agencies needing tools.
Working Together to be the Best! Strategic
Marketing Initiatives – Regional Collaboration and Branding.
June 15, 9:30 a.m.
The Planned Gift: Intro
to Planned Giving, Part One. Overview.
Small Cities Discussions: Informal
Roundtable Discussion -Metros V and smaller.
Large Cities Discussions: Informal
Roundtable Discussion – Metros I – IV.
Perfecting the Task: Project
Competing for Airspace: Competition
with other charities, federations, companies and unions.
June 15, 11:00 a.m.
It’s More than Just Us! Community
Collaboration & Partnership on the local level.
Club Rules: UWA Membership Standards,
ethics, self-assessments, etc. and the tools to address them.
It’s Where We Need to Be: E-
Getting Out of the Workplace Box: Reaching
the Non-Workplace Donor
Building the Plan: Planned
Giving, Part Two
Evening, June 14 – Dinner, Dancing &
at the Buckeye Hall of Fame Café! Music
provided by the Arnett Howard Creole Funk Band.
Wear your jeans and favorite college sports apparel (Michigan at
your own risk!!!! J
Door Prizes and Goody Bags – Donated
Items are still needed for Door Prizes and Goody Bags. For more information, please contact the Debs!
(Great opportunity to show off your community!)
Deb Foley, Lake County, OH at [email protected] or 440-352-3166
Deb Freudenberg, Youngstown/Mahoning Valley, OH at [email protected] or 330-746-8494.
– Bring materials to share. There
will be a door prize for those who bring materials from your United Way as
well as for one lucky conference attendee who visits the Share Table
during the conference. Bring
your business cards.
For Information contact: Deborah De
Phone – (614) 224-8146
E-mail – [email protected]