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Community Foundation of NCW to host Board Celebration Dinners to honor nonprofit board volunteers

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Mary Signorelli of Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Guy Evans of Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce and Lake Chelan Trails Alliance at Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort in 2016. (Photo courtesy of CFNCW)

The Community Foundation of NCW in partnership with the Icicle Fund is now taking reservations for the annual Board Celebration Dinners that honors and recognizes nonprofit board volunteer service.

For current board members of nonprofits in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties, the Board Celebration Dinners provide a complimentary dinner at either Sun Mountain Lodge in Winthrop or Sleeping Lady Resort in Leavenworth along with a short program to recognize the important role of board volunteers and inspire continued service to community.

Tuesday, October 10 – Sun Mountain Lodge, Winthrop

Wednesday, October 11 – Sleeping Lady Resort, Leavenworth

CFNCW staff ready to celebrate board volunteer service at the Board Celebration Dinner in Leavenworth at Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort in 2016. (Photo courtesy of CFNCW)

“Volunteer board service is a vital component of a nonprofit, and we want board members to know we appreciate their dedication to improving their community through the nonprofits they are passionate about” said Beth Stipe, executive director. “The Board Celebration Dinners honors their service to community, and it’s a fun, inspiring night that reminds us all how important our nonprofit sector is to a great quality of life.”

The evening includes a presentation by special guest, Peter Drury, Vice President for Mission Advancement of the Make a Wish Foundation (Alaska & Washington) and Adjunct Professor in Seattle University’s Master of Nonprofit Leadership Program. Peter has extensive experience working with charities, nonprofits, and community foundations. He will inspire the evening with the impact of storytelling to engage our communities in supporting charitable causes.

Wendy Sims of Public School Funding Alliance, Betsy Cushman of Community Foundation of NCWand Methow Valley Fund, and Susan Peterson of Methow Valley Education Foundation at Sun Mountain Lodge in 2016. (Photo courtesy of CFNCW)

Seating is limited and reservations are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Reserve seats online at www.cfncw.org/boardcelebrationdinners. A credit card will be required to reserve a seat, but will not be charged for no shows or cancellations after September 29.

Seating is limited, online registration is required at www.cfncw.org. Deadline is September 29.

The Community Foundation of North Central Washington’s mission is to grow, protect, and connect charitable gifts in support of strong communities throughout Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties. Established in 1986, the Community Foundation manages $64 million in assets through 400 individualized funds and has awarded over $35 million in grants and scholarships.

(By Jennifer Dolge, CFNCW)

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