TriCounty Community Network Nonprofit Conference 2016

WHEN: Monday June 13th 8:30 am – 2:00 pm  
WHERE: The Hill School, Boyer Gallery, 800 Beech Street, Pottstown, Pa 19464  
WHY: Event to support the staff, board members, community leaders and volunteers of nonprofit organizations, public agencies and associations. Our goal is to increase collaboration, outreach efforts, partnerships, capacity building and volunteerism to have a greater impact within our organizations to enhance our communities.
Keynote Luncheon
IRA KORETSKY, “The Chief Storyteller”
We are looking for vendors providing services and products for nonprofits, agencies and associations. Complete the vendor form to:
– Register and list your product or services
– Indicate if you are able to provide a product or service offering of at least $50 in value as a raffle gift for attendees. All vendors will receive acknowledgement in the conference directory, online advertising with conference promotions and eligibility for a one year membership to TCN .
9:45 am – 10:30 am 
Workshop A– EITC and DCED: Learn about the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program and the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) resources developed to foster opportunities for businesses growth and community sustainability. 
Workshop B– Volunteer management: Organization leaders and recruiters will learn key strategies to attract, train and maintain strong volunteer support. 
Workshop C– Partnership and Collaboration: Discussion of strategies to increase your collaborative efforts, fundraising abilities and acquisition of effective partnerships.  
Workshop D– Email marketing: Increase awareness of your services and participation in events through email marketing and online engagements. 
10:45 am – 11:30 pm 
Workshop E– Grant Writing and Development: Understand the grant writing process and learn tips, strategies and best practices to write and develop grants that get results.  
Workshop F– Mobile Marketing: Discover powerful tools and applications to grow your reach, reputation and engagement with clients. 
Workshop G– Program Design and Evaluation: Learn of key steps for good program design including description, measurable outcomes, piloting and feedback mechanisms.  
Workshop H– Strategic Planning for Organizational Development: Discussion of strategic planning techniques to increase corporate compliance and performance. 

Boyer Gallery To Host First Exhibit Of 2015

POTTSTOWN, PA – The Hill School’s first art exhibit of 2015, Barbara Zucker’s Shadows and Reflections, will open in Boyer Gallery on Friday, January 9 and run through Friday, February 20. The exhibit’s opening reception will take place on January 9 at 7 p.m. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Weekend hours are by appointment only.

Ms. Zucker’s lengthy career spans five decades. After graduating from Ursinus College in 1966, Ms. Zucker studied fine art at Arcadia University and L’Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, Italy before earning her M. Ed. from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art in 1971. Ms. Zucker apprenticed with painter Richard Callner from 1972-75, and has had work featured in exhibitions since 1975. The Shadows and Reflections exhibit will be Ms. Zucker’s third appearance at The Hill School; her work also was featured in 1999 and in 2004. Her paintings are in the permanent collections of The Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College, The Reading Public Museum, Woodmere Art Museum, Rosemont College, and numerous other public, corporate, and private collections.

In addition to her studio work, Ms. Zucker has many years of experience in teaching art and gallery management, especially at local venues. She taught painting and drawing at Ursinus College from 1982 to 1999. Later she served as Gallery Director at ViewPoint LLC Arts and Events House in Lederach, Pa. and currently coordinates the Gallery at the Community Music School in Trappe. Ms. Zucker is President emerita of Philadelphia/Tri-State Artists Equity, and is a member of The Philadelphia Water Color Society and The National League of American Pen Women.