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2017 Monthly Event Schedule

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Our Monthly luncheons will be held the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Towne Center City Club, 222 Central Park Avenue, Suite 230, in Virginia Beach with registration/networking at 11:30am and our Program/Lunch from noon to 1:00pm. Please mark you calendar and plan to join us.


March 2, 2017

Tidwater Community College Presents Penelope Burk:

"Being Donor-Centered in Changing Times"

Time: 4pm Networking; 5pm Presentation

Location: TCC Roper Performing Arts Center

Cost: AFP Member special rate $25; General Admission $40

Click Here to register by February 28, 2017

March 21, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: A Development Food Pyramid: Is Your Board Undernourished?

Bill Beach, Founder & CEO, The Beach Group

Nancy LeCuyer Beach, President, The Beach Group

Michele E. Benson, Chief Development Officer, Peninsula Foodbank

Click Here to register by March 16, 2017 at 5PM


March 30-31, 2017

CFRE Review Course

Where: Sandler Family Campus of the Tidewater Jewish Community; 5000 Corporate Woods Drive | Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Pricing:  $390 AFP members / $490 nonmembers Register by 3/15/17 for $30 Early Bird Discount 

Click Here to Register by March 23, 2017 at 5pm


April 18, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: Diversity

Dawn Smith, Director, EEO & Diversity, Huntington Ingalls Industries


May 16, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: To Be Announced


June 20, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: To Be Announced

July 18, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: Giving USA Report

Keith Curtis and Wendy McGrady, Curtis Group Consulting


September 19, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: To Be Announced


October 17, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: Annual Meeting/Board Election


December 19, 2017

Holiday Social

Time: 11:30am - 1:00 pm

Place: Town Center City Club


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