Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CST
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ACH Child and Family Services (Hickman Center)
3712 Wichita Street
Fort Worth, TX 76119

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Why Bequests? How Do I Encourage More? 

Our local meetings provide a forum to share expertise, ideas and knowledge. In addition, our programs offer our members and the community timely information about giving trends, financial strategies, donor behaviors and marketing.

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Your Lone Star Council CGP is back and in person for our 2021-2022 professional development series, with social distancing and safety protocols in place, in the Hickman Center on the campus of ACH Child and Family Services, 3712 Wichita St, Fort Worth, TX 76119. Click here for a campus map to the Hickman Center.

ABOUT OUR PROGRAM: Why Bequests? How Do I Encourage More? Why should bequests from wills, living trusts and beneficiary designations find a top spot on your development outreach priority list? Discover valid affirmation that bequest marketing and acquisition is a prudent path for fundraising successes. Learn from survey results shared by gift planners based on their bequest programs. Two types of proven successful bequest campaigns will be reviewed. Three nonprofits' insightful bequest case studies will be presented. Let's learn together how to fill your bequest pipeline to overflowing into realities!

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER: Sandra Henningsen, CGPA (Certified Gift Planning Associate) is Assistant Vice President of Integrated Marketing for Crescendo Interactive, where she oversees planned giving eMarketing services. Sandra mentors nonprofits in establishing gift planning contemporary websites and integrated marketing using the Internet, eNewsletters, social media, surveys and royalty-free literature. She speaks and teaches seminars in the area of eMarketing and gift planning. 

Sandra has presented at national CGP, CGP area conferences, AFP International & area AFP, CASE International & districts, AHP International & regional AHP, various regional conferences and Crescendo’s Practical Planned Giving Conference. 

Sandra has been part of the Crescendo staff for more than 20 years. Her Bachelor of Science degree in education is from South Dakota State University.

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ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION REGISTRATION AVAILABLE: Save time by registering for our remaining four meetings at once! Not sure if you'll be attend? If you can't make it, email lonestarcouncilcgp@gmail.com and send someone in your place. (November 16, 2021, January 18, 2022, February 22, 2022, and April 19, 2022).

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$140 Members/$200 Non-Members for five meetings.