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					                    Metropolitan Alliance of Community Centers – Staff Development Opportunities Calendar /
                                                    Updated for May 2006
Date        Time      Topic/Title                   Location                    Sponsoring                 Contact Person             Cost & Other Details
                                                                                Organization

Monday      6pm –     Superintendent’s Town         Barton Open School          Minneapolis Public         For more information:      These gathering provide an open forum for the
May 1       7:30pm    Hall Meeting                  4237 Colfax Avenue So       Schools                    612-668-0233               public to receive updates – Free
                                                    Minneapolis, MN 55409


Tuesday     8:45am    Web Site Seminar 2006         Science Museum of MN        Science Museum of MN       Comped.smm.org or call     This seminar is FREE
May 2       –         Who should attend:            120 West Kellogg Blvd.                                 651-221-4722
            11:30am   Web developers &              St. Paul, MN 55102                                                                Pre-registration required. Deadline for
                      designers                                                                                                       registration is April 25, 2006.
                      Marketing managers
                      New web site managers


Wednesday   8am –     The Purpose-Driven            MN Council of Nonprofits    MN Council of Nonprofits   RSVP to                    Free presentation
May 3       9:30am    Organization                  Conference Room                                        877-347-6106               You must RSVP
                                                    2314 University Av W. #20   & Conover-Kirkwood                                    Coffee & light refreshments will be served
                      Translating your              St. Paul, MN 55114          Nonprofit Consulting       info@conoverkirkwood.com
                      organizational strategy,
                      mission & vision into daily
                      action


Thursday    7:30am    New Horizons in               Concordia University        Concordia University       651-603-6268               $15.00
May 4       – 9am     Disciplined Thinking:         Library Technology Center                              www.csp.edu.ce
                      Strategic Thinking            Room #215
                                                    1282 Concordia Av
                                                    St. Paul, MN 55104


Thursday    9am –     Word Intermediate             Coyle Computer Lab          Pillsbury United           Amanuel Godefa             This training is free to MACC member
May 4       1pm                                                                 Communities                amanuelg@puc-mn.org        agencies, but please register.


Thursday    12:30 –   The Power of                  See contact information     Glenwood-Lyndale Health    612-823-5973 or            $50
May 4       4pm       Understanding Thought &                                   Realization Training       moreaur@puc-mn.org
                      its Role in Recovery from                                 Center
                      Trauma & Illness
                      Presenters: Cindi Claypatch
                      & Rachel Stewart


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Date       Time      Topic/Title                    Location                   Sponsoring                 Contact Person         Cost & Other Details
                                                                               Organization

Thursday   2:30 –    Jobs NOW Coalition             Lakes & Plains Regional    JOBS NOW                   651-290-0240           Free
May 4      5pm       Annual meeting                 Council of Carpenters &
                                                    Joiners
                     Presenter: David Sirota, co    Auditorium Hall
                     chair of the Progressive       700 Olive Street
                     Legislative Action Network     St. Paul, MN 55102


Friday     8–        Corporate Sponsorships         University of St. Thomas   Center for Business        651-962-4600 or        $85
May 5      12pm      for Nonprofits                 Minneapolis campus         Excellence                 www.stthomas.edu/cbe
                                                                               University of St. Thomas


Friday     7:30 –    Book Event:                    Barnes and Noble           Wellstone Action           www.wellstone.org      No charge
May 5      9pm       Hostile Takeover: How Big      3225 West 69th Street
                     Money & Corruption             Edina, MN 55436
                     Conquered our Government
                     & How We Can Take it
                     Back

                     With author David Sirota


Saturday   10am –    Door to Door for               Johnson Senior High        Wellstone Action           info@wellstone.org     Go to the website to register.
May 6      2pm       Democracy                      School
                     St. Paul Mayor Chris           1349 Arcade Street
                     Coleman & others               St. Paul, MN 55106
                     presenting

                     Skills for talking to voters
                     about issues that matter to
                     them


Monday     12 –      Nonprofits & HR                MCN Conference Room        Minnesota Council of       651-642-1904 x 225     No charge, no need to RSVP
May 8      1pm       Brownbag lunch series:         2314 University Av #20     Nonprofits                 shelly@mncn.org        Bring your questions & your lunch & be ready
                     Setting Salaries /             St. Paul, MN 55114                                                           to participate.
                     Compensation Issues


Monday     7 – 9pm   The Next Step Series:          LDA of Minnesota           LDA of Minnesota           www.ldaminnesota.org   $30 per person / $40 for two family members
May 8                Learn steps you can take to    St. Louis Park
                     offer your child who has                                                             952-922-8374
                     ADHD the greatest chance
                     for success in school.


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Date        Time      Topic/Title                    Location                     Sponsoring                 Contact Person                 Cost & Other Details
                                                                                  Organization

Tuesday     8–        Explore working for a          University of St. Thomas     Center for Business        651-962-4600 or                No charge
May 9       9:30am    nonprofit organization         Minneapolis campus           Excellence                 www.stthomas.edu/cbe
                                                                                  University of St. Thomas


Tuesday     9–        The Essentials (for a          2021 Hennepin Avenue E.      Hand On Twin Cities        612-379-4900                   $50
May 9       11:30am   successful volunteer           #420                                                    info@volunteertwincities.org
                      management program)            Minneapolis, MN


Tuesday,    7pm –     Strategic Spending &           Twin Cities Friends          Headwaters Foundation      Carol Mollner                  $15 to register or pay at the door. Visit the
May 9       9:30pm    Investing                      Meeting Hall                 for Justice                612-879-0602 x 12              website for more information.
                                                     1725 Grand Avenue                                       or
                      Part of the Headwaters         St. Paul, MN                                            carol@headwatersfoundation.o
                      discussion series on           (3 blocks west of Snelling                              rg
                      money, values, & social        Avenue.)
                      justice.                                                                               www.headwatersfoundation.org



Wednesday   7 – 9PM   Why is My Child Always         LDA of Minnesota,            LDA Minnesota              For more information or to     $ 30 per person or $40 for 2 family members.
May 10                Angry?                         St. Louis Park                                          register:
                                                                                                             www.ldaminnesota.org           Advance registration is required for
                      Steven Peer, Director of                                                                                              workshops.
                      ChaDD, Twin Cities                                                                     952-922-8374

                      Children with ADHD often
                      have problems with anger.
                      Learn the difference
                      between primary &
                      secondary emotions, tools
                      to facilitate change & more.


Wednesday   11:45am   Polling about public           MN Council of Nonprofits     Twin Cities Research       www.mncn.org                   No charge
May 10      – 1pm     program investments            2314 University Av West      Group (TCRG) & MN
                                                     St. Paul, MN 55114           Council of Nonprofits



Thursday    8:30am    Meet the Media series:         Children’s Home Society      MN Council of Nonprofits   Register at                    $35 for MNCN members
May 11      –         Meet the print media           1605 Eustis Street           & Children’s Home          www.mncn.org/events.htm.       $50 for non-members
            10:30am                                  St. Paul, MN 55108           Society & Family Service




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Date          Time        Topic/Title                     Location                 Sponsoring                     Contact Person                  Cost & Other Details
                                                                                   Organization

Thursday &    10am on     From Knowledge to               YMCA Camp Ihduhapi       MN Youth Work Institute        Register at                     Cost: $125
Friday, May   Thurs. to   Wisdom: Explore the Rich        Loretto, MN                                             www.youthworkinstitute.org      Early Registration (before April 25): $115
11 & 12       2:30pm      Cultural Traditions of                                                                  612-624-1999
              Friday      Rites of Passage for            40 minutes west of                                                                      Course fee includes lodging on Thursday &
                          Young People                    Minneapolis                                             Molly Johnston                  meals beginning with lunch on Thursday
                                                                                                                  612-624-7139                    through lunch on Friday.
                                                                                                                  john5871@umn.edu
                                                                                                                                                  Participants bring personal bedding or
                                                                                                                                                  sleeping bag & towels.


Thursday      4 – 7pm     2006 Inclusion Summit:          Neighborhood House       Arc Greater Twin Cities        Call Arc by May 8 to register   $10 for Arc members
May 11                    Finding Friends                 Anna Heilmaier Room      MNASH and the                  952-920-0855                    $20 for non-members
                                                          #212                     University of MN’s Institute
                          Focuses on ways for people      179 East Robie Street    on Community Integration                                       Cost includes a light dinner
                          with disabilities to find       St. Paul, MN 55107
                          friendships


Thursday      7 – 9PM     Social Skills                   LDA of Minnesota,        LDA Minnesota                  For more information or to      $ 30 per person or $40 for 2 family members.
May 11                    Lori Boynton, LDA MN            St. Louis Park                                          register:
                          Special Needs Educator                                                                  www.ldaminnesota.org            Advance registration is required for
                                                                                                                                                  workshops.
                          Learn practical strategies                                                              952-922-8374
                          for helping your child with
                          ADHD interact skillfully with
                          others.

Friday
May 12        12 –        Nonprofits &                    MCN Conference Room      MN Council of Nonprofits       651-642-1904                    No charge, no RSVP necessary
              1pm         Communications                  2314 University Av #20                                                                  Bring your lunch, your questions, & be ready
                          Brownbag lunch series:          St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                      to participate.
                          Websites


Saturday      10am –      A Health Fair for Women         West 7th Community       West 7th Community             Tana Le                         Free and open to all in the Twin Cities
May 13        2pm         of All Ages                     Center                   Center, Brain Injury           651-298-5493 x 215 or           community
                                                          265 Oneida Street        Association of Minnesota,      tanale@west7th.org
                          -Blood pressure, sight,         St. Paul, MN 55102       Center for Cross Cultural
                          hearing & weight                                         Health, Children’s
                          management screenings                                    Hospitals & Clinics &
                          -Door prizes & freebies                                  others
                          -Breakfast & lunch
                          -Child care & interpreters
                          available


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Date       Time      Topic/Title                     Location                     Sponsoring                  Contact Person                  Cost & Other Details
                                                                                  Organization

Monday     7 – 9pm   After the Celebration:          LDA of Minnesota             LDA Minnesota               For more information or to      $30 per person / $40 for two family members.
May 15               Planning for Post-              St. Louis Park                                           register:
                     Graduation                                                                               www.ldaminnesota.org
                     This workshop will help
                     young adults with ADHD &                                                                 952-922-8374
                     their parents to think about
                     next steps after high school.

                     Lori Boynton, LDA MN

Monday     5pm –     The new Challenges of           Edina Library                Friends of the Edina        952-847-5425                    No charge
May 15     6pm       American Immigration: A         5280 Grandview Square        Library in collaboration
                     Community Forum                 Edina, MN 55436              with MN Humanities
                                                                                  Council, National Issues
                                                                                  Forum & the Dakota
                                                                                  County Library System


Tuesday    8:30am    Understanding Nonprofit         Nonprofits Assistance        Nonprofit Assistance Fund   612-278-7180                    $45
May 16     – 11:30   Financial Statements            Fund Office, Phillips Eco-                               www.nonprofitassistancefund.o   Registration is on a first-come-first-serve
                                                     Enterprise Center                                        rg                              basis. Confirmation will be sent once payment
                                                     2801 – 21st Avenue South,                                                                is received. The registration fee is non-
                                                     Suite 210                                                                                refundable.
                                                     Minneapolis, MN


Thursday   7am reg   Mind Opener: Expanding          The Forum (at MPR)           Citizen’s League            To register:                    $10 for Citizens League members
May 18     7:30 –    Medical Facilities in MN /      480 Cedar Street                                         www.citizensleague.net          $15 for non-members
           9am       Developing Consumer             St. Paul, MN
                     Choice


Thursday   7:30am    The Six Million Dollar          Interlachen Country Club     Hays Companies              www.hayscompanies.com           See contact website for more information
May 18     – 10am    Employee: The high cost         6200 Interlachen Blvd.
                     of workers compensation         Edina, MN 55436                                          Julie Ebbesen
                                                                                                              jebbesen@hayscompanies.co
                                                                                                              m

                                                                                                              612-373-7281


Thursday   9am –     Outlook Basic                   Coyle Computer Lab           Pillsbury United            Amanuel Godefa                  This training is free to MACC member
May 18     1pm                                                                    Communities                 amanuelg@puc-mn.org             agencies, but please register.




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Date       Time       Topic/Title                  Location                   Sponsoring                 Contact Person                     Cost & Other Details
                                                                              Organization

Thursday   9-11am     Promoting Environmental      Minneapolis Urban          MN Children’s Advocacy     Shirl Bridges                      Free & open to the public
May 18                Health for Children &        League                     Network                    612-349-0560 or                    An RSVP is requested, but not required.
                      Youth                        2100 Plymouth Av North                                shirl.bridges@gmdca.org
                      Panel presenters invited:    Minneapolis, MN 55411
                      Keith Ellison –
                      Environmental Justice
                      Advocates of MN
                      Julia Earl – Preventing
                      Harm MN
                      Institute of Agriculture &
                      Trade Policy
                      & Others

Thursday   1pm –      “Developing Great            Live webcast               CPP, Inc.                  http://livemeeting.viewcentral.c   Free live webcast – click on the contact link to
May 18     Central    Leaders” Webcast                                                                   om/events/cust/single_event.as     register.
           daylight                                                                                      px?cid=cppinc&pid=28cbClass
           savings    With presenters:                                                                   =1                                 Topics covered include:
           time       Scott Campbell, founding                                                                                              Assessing leadership competencies,
                      partner of 5-D Leadership                                                                                             developing an action plan, and mentoring &
                                                                                                                                            coaching
                      Rick Best, Senior Manager
                      of Training & Development
                      at Lockheed Martin.

Thursday   7 – 9pm    Help! My Spouse & Kids       LDA of Minnesota           LDA Minnesota              For more information or to         $30 per person / $40 for two family members.
May 18                Have ADHD!                   St. Louis Park, MN                                    register:
                                                                                                         www.ldaminnesota.org
                      Geri Ann Fluegeman
                                                                                                         952-922-8374

Thursday   7 – 9pm    Strategies for Home          LDA of Minnesota           LDA of Minnesota           www.ldaminnesota.org               $30 per person / $40 for two family members
May 18                                             St. Louis Park, MN
                      Marcia May, ADHD                                                                   952-922-8374
                      Specialist

Saturday   9am –      Starting a Nonprofit in MN   MCN Conference Room        MNCN                       www.mncn.org/events.htm            $65 for MCN members & nonmembers
May 20     12pm                                    2314 University Av W.
                                                   Suite 20                                                                                 Fee includes the Handbook for starting a
                                                   St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                       Successful Nonprofit.


Tuesday    11:30am    Outsource-proofing your      University of St. Thomas   IEEE Twin Cities           No contact information             No charge
May 23     – 1pm      career through Upskilling    Building #40, OSS          Education Chapter          provided.
                                                   Rm LL10                    University of St. Thomas
                                                   2115 Summit Avenue
                                                   St. Paul, MN 55105
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Date        Time      Topic/Title                   Location                   Sponsoring                  Contact Person                  Cost & Other Details
                                                                               Organization
Wednesday
May 24      9am –     Voices of Parents & Youth     Family & Children’s        MN Youth Work Institute     Register at:                    $45 or $35 if registering before May 15
            12pm      from Immigrant                Service                                                www.youthworkinstitute.org
                      Communities                   4123 East Lake Street
                                                    Minneapolis, MN 55406                                  612-624-1999


Wednesday   12 –      Brown bag lunch series:       Nonprofits Assistance      Nonprofits Assistance       612-278-7180                    Free informational sessions. No RSVP
May 24      1pm       In-Kind Contributions         Fund Office                Fund & MN Council of        www.nonprofitsassistancefund.   necessary.
                                                    2801 – 21st Avenue South   Nonprofits                  org
                                                    Minneapolis, MN                                                                        Bring a lunch & some ideas to share



Thursday    7:30 –    Philanthropy Breakfast        Town & Country Club        MN Council of Nonprofits    www.mncn.org/events.htm         $35 each, this event is for member of the MN
May 25      9am       series: Anita Pampusch,       300 Mississippi River                                                                  Council of Nonprofits only
                      Bush Foundation               Blvd. North, St. Paul


Thursday    9–        Getting it Done Through       2021 Hennepin Avenue E.    Hand On Twin Cities         612-379-4900                    $50
May 25      11:30am   Collaboration                 #420                                                   info@volunteertwincities.org
                                                    Minneapolis, MN



Thursday    9am –     Excel Basic                   Coyle Computer Lab         Pillsbury United            Amanuel Godefa                  This training is free to MACC member
May 25      1pm                                                                Communities                 amanuelg@puc-mn.org             agencies, but please register.


Thursday    7- 9pm    Sensory Processing            Eisenhower Community       Arc Greater Twin Cities     To register, call Arc at        The workshop is free for Arc member
May 25                Disorders                     Center                                                 952-920-0855
                                                    1001 Highway 7                                                                         $20 per person for non-members
                      Presenter: Patricia Weigel,   Hopkins, MN
                      inclusion specialist with
                      Fraser


Tuesday     8:30am    Managing Cash Flow            Maplewood Community        Nonprofit Assistance Fund   612-278-7180                    $45
May 30      – 11:30                                 Center                                                 www.nonprofitassistancefund.o   Registration is on a first-come-first-serve
                      Get a better handle on your   2100 White Bear Avenue                                 rg                              basis. Confirmation will be sent once payment
                      organization’s finances.      Maplewood                                                                              is received. The registration fee is non-
                      Learn to develop              651-779-3552                                                                           refundable.
                      meaningful cash flow
                      reports to help you manage
                      more effectively.



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Date        Time      Topic/Title                Location                  Sponsoring                  Contact Person               Cost & Other Details
                                                                           Organization

Wednesday   8:30am    Board Boot Camp            2314 University Av W      MAP for Nonprofits          www.mapfornonprofits.org     $35
May 31      –                                    Suite 28
            10:30am                              St. Paul, MN 55114                                    651-647-1216

Thursday    9am –     Excel Intermediate         Coyle Computer Lab        Pillsbury United            Amanuel Godefa               This training is free to MACC member
June 1      1pm                                                            Communities                 amanuelg@puc-mn.org          agencies, but please register.



Monday      8:30am    The Future of Community    Continuing Education &    U of M Center for Urban &   www.cura.umn.edu/GISExpo20   $75 before May 1, $100 after May 30
June 5      –         GIS: Challenges &          Conference Center,        Regional Affairs            06.php
            4:30pm    Opportunities of Moving    University of Minnesota                                                            $25 Scholarship rate, available for full-time
                      to the Web                 St. Paul Campus                                       Contact:                     students & staff and volunteers at nonprofit
                                                                                                       Jeff Corn 612-625-0477       agencies. You must complete the scholarship
                                                                                                       jcorn@umn.edu                form and send with your registration.



Monday      7 – 9pm   Workplace Success for      LDA of Minnesota          LDA Minnesota               For more information or to   $30 per person / $40 for two family members.
June 5                the Adult with ADHD        St. Louis Park                                        register:
                                                                                                       www.ldaminnesota.org
                      Louise Kurzeka                                                                   952-922-8374


Tuesday     8:30am    Meet the Media series:     Children’s Home Society   MN Council of Nonprofits    Register at                  $35 for MNCN members
June 6      –         Meet the broadcast media   1605 Eustis Street        & Children’s Home           www.mncn.org/events.htm.     $50 for non-members
            10:30am                              St. Paul, MN 55108        Society & Family Service


Thursday    9am –     Access Basic               Coyle Computer Lab        Pillsbury United            Amanuel Godefa               This training is free to MACC member
June 8      1pm                                                            Communities                 amanuelg@puc-mn.org          agencies, but please register.


Friday      12 –      Nonprofits &               MCN Conference Room       MN Council of Nonprofits    651-642-1904                 No charge, no RSVP necessary
June 9      1pm       Communications             2314 University Av #20                                                             Bring your lunch, your questions, & be ready
                      Brownbag lunch series:     St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                 to participate.
                      Public Relations –
                      Beyond the media



Monday      12 –      Nonprofits & HR            MCN Conference Room       Minnesota Council of        651-642-1904 x 225           No charge, no need to RSVP
June 12     1pm       Brownbag lunch series:     2314 University Av #20    Nonprofits                  shelly@mncn.org              Bring your questions & your lunch & be ready
                      Performance Management     St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                 to participate.



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Date        Time      Topic/Title                   Location                  Sponsoring                 Contact Person                  Cost & Other Details
                                                                              Organization

Tuesday     8:30am    Calculating True Program      Phillips Eco-Enterprise   Nonprofits Assistance      612-278-7184                    $45
June 13     –         Cost                          Center                    Fund                       shales@nonprofitassistancefun
            11:30am                                 2801 – 21st Av S #210                                d.org
                                                    Minneapolis, MN


Tuesday     9–        Leveraging Partnership        2021 Hennepin Avenue E.   Hand On Twin Cities        612-379-4900                    $50
June 13     11:30am   from Within                   #420                                                 info@volunteertwincities.org
                                                    Minneapolis, MN



Thursday    9am –     Access Intermediate           Coyle Computer Lab        Pillsbury United           Amanuel Godefa                  This training is free to MACC member
June 15     1pm                                                               Communities                amanuelg@puc-mn.org             agencies, but please register.



Monday      7 – 9pm   Money Management: A 3-        LDA of Minnesota          LDA Minnesota              For more information or to      $30 per person / $40 for two family members.
June 19 &             part series                   St. Louis Park                                       register:
June 26                                                                                                  www.ldaminnesota.org
                      Part 1: Budgeting & Bill
                      paying                                                                             952-922-8374
                      Part 2: Attaining Financial
                      Goals
                      Part 3: Taxes &
                      Checkbook Management
                      (in winter 2007)




Tuesday     7:30 –    Philanthropy Breakfast        Town & Country Club       MN Council of Nonprofits   www.mncn.org/events.htm         $35 each, this event is for member of the MN
June 20     9am       series: Mark Murphy,          300 Mississippi River                                                                Council of Nonprofits only
                      Cargill Foundation            Blvd. North, St. Paul


Tuesday     7 – 9pm   Effective LD and ADHD         LDA of Minnesota          LDA Minnesota              For more information or to      $30 per person / $40 for two family members.
June 20               Interventions – Fact vs.      St. Louis Park                                       register:
                      Myth                                                                               www.ldaminnesota.org

                                                                                                         952-922-8374

Wednesday   9–        The Essentials (for a         2304 Park Avenue          Hand On Twin Cities        612-379-4900                    $50
June 21     11:30am   successful volunteer          Minneapolis, MN                                      info@volunteertwincities.org
                      management program)


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Date        Time      Topic/Title                  Location                   Sponsoring                 Contact Person                  Cost & Other Details
                                                                              Organization

Wednesday   8:15 –    The Neighborhood             Thyme Coffee Café          Center for Neighborhoods   To reserve a spot:              Free
June 21     9:30am    Leadership Breakfast         921 Selby Avenue           & League of Women          612-339-3480
                      Series welcomes Jan          St. Paul, MN 55104         Voters
                      Berry                                                                              www.center4neighborhoods.
                                                                                                         Org
                      President of the
                      Metropolitan Alliance of
                      Community Centers
                      (MACC)


Tuesday     9–        Marketing Tactics for        2021 Hennepin Avenue E.    Hand On Twin Cities        612-379-4900                    $50
June 27     11:30am   Your Volunteer Program       #420                                                  info@volunteertwincities.org
                                                   Minneapolis, MN


Tuesday     9am –     Nonprofit 101 Conference     Univ. of St. Thomas        MN Council of Nonprofits   651-642-1904                    $50 for MCN members, job seekers &
June 27     3:30pm                                 School of Law                                         stephanie@mncn.org              students
                                                   1000 LaSalle Avenue                                                                   $80 for nonmembers
                                                   Minneapolis, MN


Tuesday     7 – 9PM   Managing the College         LDA of Minnesota,          LDA Minnesota              For more information or to      $ 30 per person or $40 for 2 family members.
June 27               Application Process          St. Louis Park                                        register:
                      For high school juniors &                                                          www.ldaminnesota.org            Advance registration is required for
                      seniors with LD and ADHD.                                                                                          workshops.
                                                                                                         952-922-8374
                      Lori Boynton, Special Need
                      Educator

                      Rico Her, Transition
                      Specialist


Wednesday   8:30am    Board Boot Camp              2314 University Av W       MAP for Nonprofits         www.mapfornonprofits.org        $35
June 28     –                                      Suite 28
            10:30am                                St. Paul, MN 55114                                    651-647-1216


Wednesday   12 –      Brown bag lunch series:      Nonprofits Assistance      Nonprofits Assistance      612-278-7180                    Free informational sessions. No RSVP
June 28     1pm       Financial Policies and       Fund Office                Fund & MN Council of       www.nonprofitsassistancefund.   necessary.
                      Procedures                   2801 – 21st Avenue South   Nonprofits                 org
                                                   Minneapolis, MN                                                                       Bring a lunch & some ideas to share




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Date       Time      Topic/Title                    Location                   Sponsoring                 Contact Person             Cost & Other Details
                                                                               Organization

Thursday   6:30 –    Make it and Take It: Visual    Eisenhower Community       Arc Greater Twin Cities    To register, call Arc at   The workshop is free for Arc member
June 29    8:30pm    Scheduling                     Center                                                952-920-0855
                                                    1001 Highway 7                                                                   $20 per person for non-members
                     Presenter: Lisa Larson,        Hopkins, MN
                     Assistive Technology expert


Monday     12 –      Nonprofits & HR                MCN Conference Room        Minnesota Council of       651-642-1904 x 225         No charge, no need to RSVP
July 10    1pm       Brownbag lunch series:         2314 University Av #20     Nonprofits                 shelly@mncn.org            Bring your questions & your lunch & be ready
                     HR Resources – Local,          St. Paul, MN 55114                                                               to participate.
                     Free, Low-cost & Online


Tuesday    12:30 –   Being Whole / Living Your      See contact information    Glenwood-Lyndale Health    612-823-5973 or            $50
July 11    4pm       Purpose                                                   Realization Training       moreaur@puc-mn.org
                                                                               Center
                     Presenters: Cindi Claypatch
                     & Rachel Stewart


Thursday   12 –      I Voted for Gummi Bears        Faegre & Benson ,LLP       MN Advocates for Human     612-341-3302 or            See contact information if you have questions
July 13    1pm       A one-person show that         2200 Wells Fargo Center    Rights                     www.mnadvocates.org
                     dissects the history &         90 S. 7th Street
                     effects of Jim Crow laws       Minneapolis, MN 55402
                     enacted in the 19th century.


Friday     12 –      Nonprofits &                   MCN Conference Room        MN Council of Nonprofits   651-642-1904               No charge, no RSVP necessary
July 14    1pm       Communications                 2314 University Av #20                                                           Bring your lunch, your questions, & be ready
                     Brownbag lunch series:         St. Paul, MN 55114                                                               to participate.
                     Communications
                     Standards & Style Sheets


Tuesday    8–        Introduction to Nonprofit      University of St. Thomas   Center for Business        651-962-4600 or            $35
July 18    10am      Prospect Research              Minneapolis campus         Excellence                 www.stthomas.edu/cbe
                                                                               University of St. Thomas


Monday     7 – 9pm   The Next Step Series:          Neighborhood House         LDA of Minnesota           www.ldaminnesota.org       $30 per person / $40 for two family members
August 7             Learn steps you can take to    179 East Robie Street
                     offer your child who has       St. Paul, MN 55107                                    952-922-8374
                     ADHD the greatest chance
                     for success in school.



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Date        Time      Topic/Title                     Location                   Sponsoring                 Contact Person                  Cost & Other Details
                                                                                 Organization

Friday      12 –      Nonprofits &                    MCN Conference Room        MN Council of Nonprofits   651-642-1904                    No charge, no RSVP necessary
August 11   1pm       Communications                  2314 University Av #20                                                                Bring your lunch, your questions, & be ready
                      Brownbag lunch series:          St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                    to participate.
                      E-Communications vs.
                      Print

Monday      12 –      Nonprofits & HR                 MCN Conference Room        Minnesota Council of       651-642-1904 x 225              No charge, no need to RSVP
August 14   1pm       Brownbag lunch series:          2314 University Av #20     Nonprofits                 shelly@mncn.org                 Bring your questions & your lunch & be ready
                      Trends in Employee              St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                    to participate.
                      Benefits


Thursday    7 – 9pm   How the Child ADHD              Neighborhood House         LDA of Minnesota           www.ldaminnesota.org            $30 per person / $40 for two family members
August 17             Brain Works                     179 East Robie Street
                                                      St. Paul, MN 55107                                    952-922-8374
                      Victoria Weinberg, LDA MN


Monday      7 – 9PM   Homework Hassles                Neighborhood House         LDA Minnesota              For more information or to      Fee: $40 for one teen attending with one adult
August 21             This workshop is for teens      179 East Robie Street                                 register:                       mentor; add $10 for each additional person.
                      with LD who want help and       St. Paul, MN 55107                                    www.ldaminnesota.org
                      systems for organizing their
                      school materials &                                                                    952-922-8374
                      assignments.

                      Lori Boynton, LDA MN


Tuesday     7 – 9PM   Teaching Your                   LDA of Minnesota           LDA Minnesota              For more information or to      $30 per person or $40 for two family members
August 22             Adolescent to Self-             St. Louis Park, MN                                    register:
                      Advocate                                                                              www.ldaminnesota.org

                      Learn specific strategies to                                                          952-922-8374
                      help your child develop life-
                      long self-advocacy skills

                      Rico Her, Transition
                      specialist


Wednesday   12 –      Brown bag lunch series:         Nonprofits Assistance      Nonprofits Assistance      612-278-7180                    Free informational sessions. No RSVP
August 23   1pm       Report Formats for              Fund Office                Fund & MN Council of       www.nonprofitsassistancefund.   necessary.
                      Executive Directors &           2801 – 21st Avenue South   Nonprofits                 org
                      Board                           Minneapolis, MN                                                                       Bring a lunch & some ideas to share



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Date         Time      Topic/Title                    Location                    Sponsoring                 Contact Person                Cost & Other Details
                                                                                  Organization

Monday       7 – 9PM   Homework Hassles               LDA of Minnesota            LDA Minnesota              For more information or to    Fee: $40 for one teen attending with one adult
August 28              This workshop is for teens     St. Louis Park                                         register:                     mentor; add $10 for each additional person.
& Sept. 21             with LD who want help and                                                             www.ldaminnesota.org
                       systems for organizing their
                       school materials &                                                                    952-922-8374
                       assignments.

                       Lori Boynton, LDA MN

Tuesday      7 – 9PM   Off to a Good Start            LDA of Minnesota, St.       LDA Minnesota              For more information or to    $ 30 per person or $40 for 2 family members.
August 29              Starting the school year off   Louis Park                                             register:
                       right for parents of                                                                  www.ldaminnesota.org          Advance registration is required for
                       elementary students with                                                                                            workshops.
                       learning disabilities.                                                                952-922-8374

                       Susan Hallam, Learning
                       Connections Specialist

                       Victoria Weinberg, Learning
                       Cognition Specialist
Friday
Sept. 8      12 –      Nonprofits &                   MCN Conference Room         MN Council of Nonprofits   651-642-1904                  No charge, no RSVP necessary
             1pm       Communications                 2314 University Av #20                                                               Bring your lunch, your questions, & be ready
                       Brownbag lunch series:         St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                   to participate.
                       Learning Printing –
                       Design Lingo


Monday       12 –      Nonprofits & HR                MCN Conference Room         Minnesota Council of       651-642-1904 x 225            No charge, no need to RSVP
Sept. 11     1pm       Brownbag lunch series:         2314 University Av #20      Nonprofits                 shelly@mncn.org               Bring your questions & your lunch & be ready
                       Personnel Manuals /            St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                   to participate.
                       Employee Handbooks


Tuesday      7 – 9pm   How the Child ADHD             LDA of Minnesota            LDA of Minnesota           www.ldaminnesota.org          $30 per person / $40 for two family members
Sept. 12               Brain Works                    St. Louis Park
                                                                                                             952-922-8374
                       Holly West Jones
                       ADHD Coach & Educator


September    All day   Grassroots &                   Radisson Riverfront Hotel   Northwest Area             www.grassrootsandgroundwork   Go to the website for details.
16 – 19,               Groundwork: What               St. Paul, MN                Foundation                 .org
2006                   Communities Are Doing
                       to Get Out and Stay Out
                       of Poverty
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Date         Time      Topic/Title                    Location                     Sponsoring                  Contact Person                  Cost & Other Details
                                                                                   Organization

Tuesday      12:30 –   Instilling Hope in the         See contact information      Glenwood-Lyndale Health     612-823-5973 or                 $50
September    4pm       Hopeless                                                    Realization Training        moreaur@puc-mn.org
19                                                                                 Center
                       Presenters: Cindi Claypatch
                       & Rachel Stewart


Tuesday      7 – 9PM   Off to a Good Start            LDA of Minnesota, St.        LDA Minnesota               For more information or to      $ 30 per person or $40 for 2 family members.
Sept. 19               Starting the school year off   Louis Park                                               register:
                       right for parents of                                                                    www.ldaminnesota.org            Advance registration is required for
                       elementary students with                                                                                                workshops.
                       learning disabilities.                                                                  952-922-8374

                       Susan Hallam, Learning
                       Connections Specialist

                       Victoria Weinberg, Learning
                       Cognition Specialist

Wednesday    8:15 –    The Neighborhood               St. Martin’s Table           Center for Neighborhoods    To reserve a spot:              Free
Sept. 20     9:30am    Leadership Breakfast           2001 Riverside Avenue        & League of Women           612-339-3480
                       Series welcomes Don            Minneapolis, MN 55454        Voters
                       Fraser                                                                                  www.center4neighborhoods.
                       Former Congressman &                                                                    Org
                       Mayor of Minneapolis


Wednesday    12 –      Brown bag lunch series:        Nonprofits Assistance        Nonprofits Assistance       612-278-7180                    Free informational sessions. No RSVP
September    1pm       Budget Preparation             Fund Office                  Fund & MN Council of        www.nonprofitsassistancefund.   necessary.
27                                                    2801 – 21st Avenue South     Nonprofits                  org
                                                      Minneapolis, MN                                                                          Bring a lunch & some ideas to share


Tuesday,     7pm –     All in the Family              Twin Cities Friends          Headwaters Foundation       Carol Mollner                   $15 to register or pay at the door. Visit the
October 3    9:30pm                                   Meeting Hall                 for Justice                 612-879-0602 x 12               website for more information.
                       Part of the Headwaters         1725 Grand Avenue                                        or
                       discussion series on           St. Paul, MN                                             carol@headwatersfoundation.o
                       money, values, & social        (3 blocks west of Snelling                               rg
                       justice.                       Avenue.)                                                 www.headwatersfoundation.org


Wednesday    All day   MNCN & MCF’s Joint             RiverCentre                  MN Council of Nonprofit &   www.mncn.org/events.htm.        Consult the website for updates on this event.
& Thursday             Annual Conference:             St. Paul, MN                 the MN Council on
October                Common Ground for                                           Foundations
4&5                    Common Good


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Date         Time      Topic/Title                   Location                   Sponsoring                 Contact Person                  Cost & Other Details
                                                                                Organization

Monday       12 –      Nonprofits & HR               MCN Conference Room        Minnesota Council of       651-642-1904 x 225              No charge, no need to RSVP
October 9    1pm       Brownbag lunch series:        2314 University Av #20     Nonprofits                 shelly@mncn.org                 Bring your questions & your lunch & be ready
                       Employee Training &           St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                    to participate.
                       Development


Monday       7 – 9pm   The Next Step Series:         LDA of Minnesota           LDA of Minnesota           www.ldaminnesota.org            $30 per person / $40 for two family members
October 9              Learn steps you can take to   St. Louis Park
                       offer your child who has                                                            952-922-8374
                       ADHD the greatest chance
                       for success in school.


Wednesday    9–        Form 990 Made Simple &        Paul & Sheila Wellstone    MN Council of Nonprofits   www.mncn.org/events.htm         $35 for MCN members
October 11   11:30am   Fun!                          Center for Community                                                                  $50 for nonmembers
                                                     Building
                                                     179 Robie Street
                                                     St. Paul, MN 55107


Friday
October 13   12 –      Nonprofits &                  MCN Conference Room        MN Council of Nonprofits   651-642-1904                    No charge, no RSVP necessary
             1pm       Communications                2314 University Av #20                                                                Bring your lunch, your questions, & be ready
                       Brownbag lunch series:        St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                    to participate.
                       Vendor Name Change


Wednesday    12 –      Brown bag lunch series:       Nonprofits Assistance      Nonprofits Assistance      612-278-7180                    Free informational sessions. No RSVP
October 25   1pm       Investment Policy             Fund Office                Fund & MN Council of       www.nonprofitsassistancefund.   necessary.
                                                     2801 – 21st Avenue South   Nonprofits                 org
                                                     Minneapolis, MN                                                                       Bring a lunch & some ideas to share

Friday
November     12 –      Nonprofits &                  MCN Conference Room        MN Council of Nonprofits   651-642-1904                    No charge, no RSVP necessary
10           1pm       Communications                2314 University Av #20                                                                Bring your lunch, your questions, & be ready
                       Brownbag lunch series:        St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                    to participate.
                       Production – In House or
                       Send Out?


Monday       12 –      Nonprofits & HR               MCN Conference Room        Minnesota Council of       651-642-1904 x 225              No charge, no need to RSVP
November     1pm       Brownbag lunch series:        2314 University Av #20     Nonprofits                 shelly@mncn.org                 Bring your questions & your lunch & be ready
13                     Employee Wellness Plans       St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                    to participate.
                       & planning for 2007



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Date        Time      Topic/Title                    Location                     Sponsoring                 Contact Person                  Cost & Other Details
                                                                                  Organization

Tuesday,    7pm –     Legal Matters and Legacy       Twin Cities Friends          Headwaters Foundation      Carol Mollner                   $15 to register or pay at the door. Visit the
November    9:30pm                                   Meeting Hall                 for Justice                612-879-0602 x 12               website for more information.
14                    Part of the Headwaters         1725 Grand Avenue                                       or
                      discussion series on           St. Paul, MN                                            carol@headwatersfoundation.o
                      money, values, & social        (3 blocks west of Snelling                              rg
                      justice.                       Avenue.)
                                                                                                             www.headwatersfoundation.org


Wednesday   8:15 –    The Neighborhood               Thyme Coffee Café            Center for Neighborhoods   To reserve a spot:              Free
November    9:30am    Leadership Breakfast           921 Selby Avenue             & League of Women          612-339-3480
15                    Series welcomes Elona          St. Paul, MN 55104           Voters
                      Street -Stewart                                                                        www.center4neighborhoods.
                                                                                                             Org
                      Chair of the St. Paul Public
                      School Board


Wednesday   7 – 9pm   Strategies for School          LDA of Minnesota             LDA of Minnesota           www.ldaminnesota.org            $30 per person / $40 for two family members
November                                             St. Louis Park, MN
16                    Marcia May, ADHD                                                                       952-922-8374
                      Specialist

Wednesday   12 –      Brown bag lunch series:        Nonprofits Assistance        Nonprofits Assistance      612-278-7180                    Free informational sessions. No RSVP
November    1pm       Using Loans & Credit           Fund Office                  Fund & MN Council of       www.nonprofitsassistancefund.   necessary.
22                    Lines                          2801 – 21st Avenue South     Nonprofits                 org
                                                     Minneapolis, MN                                                                         Bring a lunch & some ideas to share

Friday
December    12 –      Nonprofits &                   MCN Conference Room          MN Council of Nonprofits   651-642-1904                    No charge, no RSVP necessary
8           1pm       Communications                 2314 University Av #20                                                                  Bring your lunch, your questions, & be ready
                      Brownbag lunch series:         St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                      to participate.
                      How to Put Together a
                      Presentation


Monday      12 –      Nonprofits & HR                MCN Conference Room          Minnesota Council of       651-642-1904 x 225              No charge, no need to RSVP
December    1pm       Brownbag lunch series:         2314 University Av #20       Nonprofits                 shelly@mncn.org                 Bring your questions & your lunch & be ready
11                    Performance Reviews &          St. Paul, MN 55114                                                                      to participate.
                      Year-End Recognition for
                      Staff




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   For additional course offerings from the Center for Business Excellence, University of St. Thomas, visit their website at www.stthomas.edu/cnm or call 651-
    962-4300.

   For a list of Grantseeking Seminars & Workshops, go to www.mcf.org

   For an extensive listing of classes Business Development, Career Planning, Jobs in the Trades & Computer Consulting, go to the WomenVenture website:
    www.womenventure.org

   For an extensive listing of workshops for parents and professionals working with children with developmental disabilities, go to the Pacer website:
    www.pacer.org/workshops/index.htm

   For excellent computer training classes at the Science Museum (at reduced rates for agencies with budgets under $2 million) contact 651-221-4722 or
    www.comped.smm.org

   The Greater Twin Cities United Way is providing nonprofit staff & Volunteers with low cost computer training. Nonprofits do not have to be United Way
    agencies to take these classes, and nonprofits of any size are welcome. Classes are four hours long and provide participants with hands-on training and a
    written instruction manual. Classes cover Microsoft applications including Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint. Classes are structured to provide basic and
    intermediate skill building and focus on specific areas within each application (examples include Access Basics, Access Queries, and Excel formulas and
    functions.) For more information & to register, visit www.unitedwaytwincities.org/impact/catalog.cfm or contact Nancy Bolin at 612-340-7560 or via
    e-mail at bolinn@unitedwaytwincities.org. $45 / class.




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