Pallottine Foundation to provide free strategic planning training session for nonprofits

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – The Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon will provide a free training on strategic planning for volunteers, staff members, and board members of established nonprofit organizations Thursday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Greek Alumni Room at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon.

The session will focus on the importance of strategic planning in growing and sustaining nonprofits.

Becky King, MA, a private consultant with an emphasis in group facilitation, strategic planning, issue resolution, and team building, will lead the discussion. She has over 35 years of experience in nonprofit management, coalition, and policy change, and is a graduate of West Virginia University and Marshall University College of Graduate Studies.

“We are committed to helping nonprofit organizations in our region build their capacity to serve the community,” said Janell Ray, executive director of the Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon. “Strategic planning is an important tool that can help nonprofits identify, commit to, and implement measurable goals and action items to further their mission and solidify plans for the future.”

Attendees should be directly connected to a registered nonprofit organization. Online registration is required at Lunch will be provided, and space is limited.

For more information, call the Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon at (304) 397-5955.

About the Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon:  The Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon was established with proceeds from the sale of St. Joseph’s Hospital, and continues the legacy established by the Pallottine Missionary Sisters of caring for the spiritual, emotional, and physical health of those in the region. The Foundation focuses its efforts on six primary areas: food insecurity, health & wellness, leadership development, spiritual & pastoral care, substance use disorder, and tobacco use prevention and cessation. Its service area includes Barbour, Lewis, Randolph, Upshur, and Webster counties.   

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