MotorCities National Heritage Area

 February 14, 2020

MotorCities is offering three great opportunities to hear from subject matter experts, get practical advice and network with other nonprofit professionals as part of its 2020 Lunch & Learn Series..


The first session is called "Nonprofit Social Media Strategies" and takes place on Wednesday, March 11 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at GM Factory One, 303 W Water St. in Flint. You can pick up valuable pointers from our panel, featuring:


  • Promoting Events and Attractions - Colleen Robar, Principal, Robar Public Relations;
  • Updating Communications Strategies - Emily Wiegand, Communications Specialist, Gilmore Car Museum;
  • Promotional Opportunities Available Through MotorCities - Bob Sadler, Communcations Manager, MotorCities National Heritage Area.


The second session is entitled "Financial Basics and Grant Opportunities for Your Organization" and takes place Wednesday, June 10 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Michigan Firehouse Museum, 100 W Cross St. in Ypsilanti. Help your organization's bottom line with assistance from our panel, including:


  • Financial Basics for Nonprofits - Ramona Oliverio, Accounting Services;
  • Grant Writing Tips & Grant Opportunities from the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs - Jeff Garrett, Operational Support Program Manager, MCACA;
  • MotorCities Grant Procedures Update - Brian Yopp, Director of Programs & Operations, MotorCities National Heritage Area.

The final session is called "Preserving Your Collections and Surviving Disasters" and takes place Wednesday, October 14 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Benson Ford Research Center, part of The Henry Ford in Dearborn. Stay tuned to the MotorCities website for more information about this event and our panel coming soon.


Each Lunch & Learn session is $20, or you can register for all three in advance at a cost of $50. Lunch is included, so please inform us of any dietary or mobility restrictions at the time of your registration. 


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