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2017 Monthly Programs - Save the Date

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.

January 17, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: How To Write Like A Pro For Fundraising

Danny Rubin, Author of Wait, How Do I Write This Email?

Click Here to Register by 1/12/17 at 5pm


January 25, 2017

Pop Up Workshop: 10 Key Actions You Can Use Right Now To Build An Annual Fund

Tricia Hudson, President, Strategic Solutions by Tricia LLC

Time:  10 – 11:30 a.m.
Place:  Hampton Roads Community Foundation, 101 West Main Street, Suite 4500, Norfolk, VA
RSVP:  Kay Stine at by Monday, January 23, 2017 at 5pm


Level:  New to 3 years of experience


February 21, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: Make Your Team the "A" Team

Anna B. Goldenberg, ACC- Principal- TrueImpact Coaching

Click Here to register by 5pm on Thursday, February 16, 2017


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 "Why D & I?"

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

Click Here to Register by April 13, 2017 at 5pm


May 10, 2017

Pop Up Workshop: NPD Nominations Q&A

Time: 4:00 PM

Place: Hampton Roads Community Foundation, parking vouchers will be provided to attendees

 by 5pm May 5, 2017 to Nicole Pellegrino at


May 16, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: GOT MOVES?!! The Magic of Moves Management

Jane P. Stein, MBA, President, JPS Consulting

Click Here to register by 5pm on May 11, 2017


June 6, 2017

Peninsula Breakfast: "Improving Board Engagement"

Howard H. Hoege III, President & CEO, The Mariners' Museum & Park

Time: 8:30am Registration/Breakfast; 9am - 10am Program

Place: The Mariners' Museum & Park, 100 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606

Cost: $15 Member; $25 Nonmember

Click Here to Register by 5pm June 2, 2017


June 20, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: Driving in the Oncoming Lane, and Other Twists and Turns of the Road of Fundraising

David M. Huffine, CFRE; Vice President for Advancement, St. Joseph’s Villa 

Click Here to register by 5pm on June 15. 2017

July 18, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: Giving USA 2017: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2016

Keith Curtis and Wendy McGrady, The Curtis Group 

Click Here to Register by 5pm on July 13, 2017


September 19, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: Great Cultivation- Creating Enduring Relationships 

Virginia Thumm, President, Virginia Fundraising Consultants

Click Here to Register by 5pm on September 15, 2017


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