– Inspirations –

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

- Dr. Seuss

60 Nonprofits Attended Our Recent “Meet Your Press” Panel Discussion on March 21st — and Left With Some Great Ideas

Nonprofits looking for new ways to get noticed by the press came together at our 2018 "Meet Your Press" continental breakfast and panel discussion. This interactive discussion was lead by local news professionals from N.E. Metro Chicago print and digital, daily and weekly papers, magazines and social media outlets. Attendees received tips for writing effective press releases, pitching a story, getting your story noticed and the kind of content each media is most interested in. It was a "can't miss" opportunity to talk to the press -- and to network with other local Nonprofits. Stay tuned for information about our next Nonprofit Events coming up this Spring -- "Managing Volunteers" and "Successful Fundraising Strategies".

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Local Media Shares Strategies for Getting Your Message Out with Nonprofits at Lively “Meet Your Press” Event

The Volunteer Center hosted over 50 Nonprofit professionals seeking new ways to get noticed by the press at this year's "Meet Your Press" continental breakfast and panel discussion. The highly interactive discussion was lead by local news professionals from N.E. Metro Chicago print and digital daily and weekly papers. magazines and social media outlets, and covered topics like writing effective press releases, pitching a story, getting your story noticed and what kind of content each media is most interested in. It was a lively and engaging morning that also provided a great networking opportunity for the Nonprofits who attended.

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