FOCL Annual Fall Conference
The Friends of Connecticut Libraries Annual Fall Conference will be held on November 16, 2019 at Central Connecticut State University. For this conference, FOCL was able to take advantage of the information gathered at the March Fundraising EXPO and will present your two most suggested topics; Managing our Members and Community Relations. We will also share the results of research concerning record retention. We hope you can attend.
It’s All About Membership
For over three decades, Anne Green has focused on increasing the effectiveness and impact of non-profits. She has traveled the country helping non-profits recognize the importance of developing and managing well-thought out volunteer programs. Anne promotes the use of good management practices including orientation, appreciation and monitoring volunteers, as important components for recruiting and retaining volunteers like our members. Anne Green will lead an audience participation discussion addressing topics such as member retention, growing leaders and handling disruption. Please come prepared with your questions so we all can benefit from a lively conversation.
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What is FOCL?
The Friends of Connecticut Libraries (FOCL) is a non-profit organization consisting of local Friends groups, organizations and individual members who believe that libraries are an essential resource for the citizens of our State.
We provide newsletters, workshops, conferences and visitations that support Friends functions such as fundraising, sponsorship of educational and entertainment programs, advocacy for their library, and in-library volunteer work like shelving and data processing.
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