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The mission of the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter is to advance philanthropy and ethical fundraising.

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Friday, June 5

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Doors open at 11 a.m. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by the program from noon to 1 p.m.

Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon Street, 97205.

The cost for the event is $35 for AFP members, $25 for AFP Young Professional members and $50 for nonmembers and guests.
Register online. 


Wednesday, May 27, 2015  

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Terwilliger Plaza
2545 SW Terwilliger Blvd
P3 Conference Room
Portland, OR 97201

CFRE is the internationally recognized accreditation for non profit development professionals. Move your career to the next level by becoming a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). Hear from those who have sucessfully completed the process, find out what is required and learn what certification can do for you at the free information session 





Wednesday, May 27, 2015 
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Grant House
1101 Officers' Row | Vancouver WA 

Make new connections and learn about AFP! Please feel free to join us for one of the upcoming Newcomers & Networking No-Host Luncheons. Plenty of great conversation, good food and meeting other professionals in the field. 

Questions? Contact Lynn Andrews;

There is no fee to attend bu registration is required as space is limited.



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