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Northstar Chapter Fall 2022 Meeting
Friday, October 14, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
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What's the Big Idea? Game-Changing Solutions in Fundraising

ALDE Northstar Chapter Gathering
Friday, October 14, 2022
10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Pentagon Park Office Park
(Hosted by Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry)
4550 W 77th St
Edina, MN 55435

Special thanks to our event sponsor: Fundraising Sol

This is a hybrid event

We encourage folks in the Twin Cities to attend in person, and we will offer a Zoom option for long-distance participants. 

A buffet lunch will be provided. Please indicate any food allergies or other dietary needs with your registration. 

Cost: $25 ($10 will go into the chapter scholarship fund)
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What’s the Big Idea? Game-Changing Solutions in Fundraising

Are you feeling the pressure to reach bigger goals ASAP?
Do you need fresh strategies for long-term mission sustainability?
Are you noticing how stress within your organization is impacting your mission?

Come hear creative perspectives from two colleagues who are investing in big ideas that require game-changing approaches to mission.

We will hear short presentations from each speaker, and include plenty of time for dialogue and Q &A.

Presenters: David Fuerst, Associate Vice President of Global Relationships and Resources for Corus International
Frances Roen, CFRE, Founder and CEO of Fundraising Sol 

Pentagon Park Meeting

Dave FuerstDavid Fuerst is the Associate Vice President of Global Relationships and Resources for Corus International, based in St. Paul, Minnesota. He leads a team of donor advisors located throughout the U.S. who engage individuals and congregations with the highest capacity to support Corus's work around the world. He has over 25 years of experience in development and fundraising work for Lutheran causes, and has attained the Certified Fundraising Executive credential. Fuerst’s interest in international development started early, when in 1st grade he participated in his first Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty (CROP) Hunger walk, which raises money to fight hunger worldwide. He previously served as a Vice President/Foundation at Tabitha Health Care Services in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was a Regional Gift Planner for the ELCA Foundation, as well as the President of Lutheran Planned Giving Services. He holds a Bachelor of Science in social services administration from Bellevue University in Bellevue,

He has volunteered in many capacities for his local congregation, campus ministry, and professional organizations. He is currently the Board President of ALDE.

Frances Roen, CFRE, is a Georgia girl at heart, and is always on the lookout for a perfectly fried piece of chicken. Frances has nearly 20 years of fundraising experience, having held development positions at The Bakken Museum, Augustana Care Corporation, and YouthLink, where she was responsible for raising over $30 million in philanthropic giving.

In 2019, Frances founded Fundraising Sol in an effort to help nonprofit professionals nourish their sols (sic) through the joy, connection, and community that a healthy fundraising program can provide. Fundraising Sol operates on the core belief that the health of your team is inextricably linked to the health of your nonprofit. Frances holds degrees from the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and is a CFRE.


 Special thanks to our event sponsor:
Fundraising Sol

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Contact: Bethany Krepela - [email protected]