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Friday April 26, 2019 Conference – Grove Auditorium

11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Registration Check In

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Opening Session – Who we are

 

Jim Richardson, President, Friends of State Parks

 

Mission, Goals, Develop Items for 5 year Strategic Plan

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Networking Break

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Workshop session – What we are

 

Dewey Matherly, Board of Directors, Friends of State Parks

Umbrella organization, advocacy

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Networking Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 PM

Workshop Session – How we do it

 

Lance Hardin, Board of Directors, Friends of State Parks

FSP Programs overview, Mechanisms, grants, payments, communications

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Dinner

 

State of the Parks Address

 

Carol Tinsley, Chief Deputy Director of NC State Parks

8:00 pm

Networking Social – Open Bar Beer and Wine, Music

 

Saturday April 27, 2019 Conference - Grove Auditorium

8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Registration Open

8:00 am – 8:45 am

Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 am

General Session – Do’s and Don’ts for Non-Profits

 

9:15 am – 9:30 am

  Lance Hardin                         

               QuickBooks 101

                Pam Pearson, Volunteer Bookkeeper, Friends of the                              Hammocks and Bear Island, Inc.

9:30 am – 10:00 am

                 Lobbying and Advocacy

 

10:00 am – 10:30 am

                 Brooks Pierce

Networking Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am

General Session – Collaborating with Parks,

 

MOA – Special Events, Volunteers, Retail Business Models

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Lunch

 

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Dwayne Patterson, Directors of NC State Parks

Every Child in a Park

General Session – Events and Projects

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Networking Break

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

General Session – Marketing & Branding Initiatives

 

Chartreuse Moose

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Networking Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

General Session – Websites and Social Media

 

 

 

 

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Kris Anne Bonafacio – Website Manager

Katie Hall – Public Information Officer

Josh Copenhaver – Marketing Director

Division of Parks and Recreation 

Dinner

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Keynote Speaker – Tom Earnhardt – Host Exploring North Carolina

8:00 pm

Networking Social – Open Bar – Beer and Wine, Music

 

Sunday April 28, 2019  Evaluation – Grove Auditorium

8:00 am – 8:45 am

Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:45 am

Workshop Session – 5 Year Strategic Plan - Part 1 – Larry Ragsdale

9:45 am – 10:15 am

Networking Break

10:15 am – 11:00 am

Workshop Session – 5 Year Strategic Plan – Part 2 – Larry Ragsdale

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Tour of Haw River – Kelly King, Park Supertendent

Lunch


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PO Box 37655
Raleigh, NC  27627
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Friends of State Parks, Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization (tax identification number 58-1634155) under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

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