2019 March Board Meeting
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3/7/2019 to 3/8/2019
When: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Where: Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville
2100 West End Ave
Nashville, Tennessee  37203
United States
Contact: Bree Angelo

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Board/Committee Meetings & Educational Sessions

March 7-8, 2019 | Loews Vanderbilt Hotel | Nashville

Thursday, March 7

8:00 - 9:30am - Joint Executive Committee

9:30 - 10:00am - Coffee Break & Registration

10:00 - 12:00pm - Committee Meetings

    10:00am - 11:00am - Membership Committee; Program & Education Committee and Summer Symposium
    11:00am - 12:00pm - Resource Development Committee; Marketing Committee

12:00 - 1:00pm - Lunch and Summer Symposium Preview

1:00 - 2:00pm - Education Session: Strategic Planning for Our Businesses: Insights and Advice

    Rick Dunham, Peter Fissinger and Jon Biedermann share their expertise and experiences.

2:00 - 3:00pm - Education Session: Generosity Commission: Update and Discussion

    Presented by Ted Grossnickle.

3:30 - 6:00pm - Nashville Public Library Foundation -  Tour and Reception. 

    4:00 - 5:00pm - Presentation in the Civil Rights Room on Nashville's role in the Civil Rights Movement, from a historic perspective to what's happening today
    5:00 - 6:00pm - Tour of Library with insight from Shawn Bakker, President of the Nashville Public Library Foundation on the role of public vs. private support for the library

          Transportation will be provided from the Loews Hotel to the Nashville Public Library.

6:00pm - Reception & Dinner

    Reception and dinner will be held at Trattoria Il Mulino located at 144 5th Ave. 0.4 mile/7-minute walk from the Nashville Public Library. Transportation from the dinner will be on own.


Friday, March 8

8:00 - 8:30am - Breakfast

8:30 - 9:30am - Education Session

    Presented by Jeni Dominelli, Founder and CEO of The Beat of Life

    The Beat of Life is a collaborative organization with a vision to provide therapeutic songwriting and music programs to Nashville's most vulnerable, challenged, and hurting populations. Their tagline is "Music Can Save a Life" and they use Nashville's greatest asset and resource, music, to not just churn out more entertainment and hits, but to serve our community in a powerful way.

9:30 - 10:30am - Giving USA Foundation Board Meeting

11:00 - 12:00pm - Giving Institute Board Meeting



The March Board Meeting will take place at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, TN.

Our discounted group rate has ended. Please call the hotel directly 800.336.3335 or click here to reserve online for the best available rate. 



Refunds, minus a $25 administrative fee for all events for which a fee was charged, will be issued on written cancellations received on or before Friday, February 15, 2019. Phone cancellations WILL NOT be accepted. Registrants assume full responsibility for notification to and verification of receipt by the Giving Institute 2019 March Meeting. Refunds will be processed 2-3 weeks after the meeting.

Refunds or credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival, flight/transportation cancellations, unattended events or early departure. In the rare event of a meeting cancellation, Giving Institute is not responsible for nor will provide refunds for costs associated with travel, airfare, hotel or transportation costs incurred by the registered attendee. It is always recommended that the registrant considering purchasing independent travel insurance.

Giving Institute registration fees are not tax-deductible as a charitable contribution but may be deductible as a business expense. Consult your tax advisor.

Registration and attendance at or participation in the GI March Meeting constitutes an agreement by the registrant to GI's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproduction and audiotapes of such events activities.

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