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March Monthly Luncheon - Navigating Non-Profit Communications With Little-To-No Budget

We have an exciting panel discussion planned with three of Houston’s leading non-profit organizations—Legacy Community Health Services, Inc., Houston, the Houston Humane Society, and the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show. As many of us know, championing a cause with limited budget and resources is an immense task. Our panel will share communications techniques and successes for each of their respective organizations as Cynthia Cisneros, VP, Community Affairs, KTRK-TV moderates the discussion.

                     Katy Caldwell                                      Monica Schmidt                                       Mary Jones
Legacy Community Health Services         Houston Humane Society              Pin Oak Charity Horse Show

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MODERATOR - Cynthia Cisneros, KTRK-TV

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We hope you will join us for what is sure to be an inspirational conversation filled with many valuable takeaways on how to best manage communications for non-profits. For information on how to contribute to any of these valuable organizations, please visit their respective pages below:

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Legacy Community Health Services, Inc.
Houston Humane Society
Pin Oak Charity Horse Show

Speaker: Katy Caldwell, Executive Director - Legacy Community Health Services, Inc., Houston
Speaker Katy Caldwell, Executive Director - Legacy Community Health Services, Inc., Houston
For the past 18 years, Katy Caldwell has been the CEO of Legacy Community Health Services, Inc., a not for profit, federally qualified health center which provides low or no cost health, social, and educational services. Under her leadership, Legacy has expanded from a budget of $3 million and staff ...

For the past 18 years, Katy Caldwell has been the CEO of Legacy Community Health Services, Inc., a not for profit, federally qualified health center which provides low or no cost health, social, and educational services.

Under her leadership, Legacy has expanded from a budget of $3 million and staff of 27 serving 3,000 clients per year in a single location, into a $85 million organization with a staff of over 600 serving 60,000 clients across 21 locations. She also negotiated the acquisition of three private pediatric practices and two large family practices while merging with three other non-profit companies. With exceptional fundraising strategies, she and her team generated $10 million in capital to build the 40,000 sq. ft. headquarters, and established eight school-based clinics in partnership with a public charter school, KIPP Academy.

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/Legacy.Community.Health
TWITTER: @LegacyCommunity

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Speaker: Monica Schmidt, PR/Events Coordinator - Houston Humane Society
Speaker Monica Schmidt, PR/Events Coordinator - Houston Humane Society
In her role as Public Relations Manager for the Houston Humane Society, Monica Schmidt is responsible for overseeing all media and marketing to publicize the Houston Humane Society’s many programs and services, maintaining the organization’s website, raising much needed funds through special events, mail marketing, and online fundraising, and designing ...

In her role as Public Relations Manager for the Houston Humane Society, Monica Schmidt is responsible for overseeing all media and marketing to publicize the Houston Humane Society’s many programs and services, maintaining the organization’s website, raising much needed funds through special events, mail marketing, and online fundraising, and designing and producing collateral material.  She is a graduate of Sam Houston State University with a B.S. in Political Science and has been at the Houston Humane Society since 2008. She spends her time creating new ways to increase pet adoptions, garnering media attention for the awesome pets at HHS, and working towards a brighter future for homeless animals everywhere. The Houston Humane Society is dedicated to, and working towards, ending cruelty, abuse and the overpopulation of animals while providing the highest quality of life to those in their care.

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/HoustonHumaneSociety    
TWITTER: @houstonhumane
INSTAGRAM: houstonhumane

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Speaker: Mary Jones, Charity Liaison - Pin Oak Charity Horse Show
Speaker Mary Jones, Charity Liaison - Pin Oak Charity Horse Show
Mary began her career in the Oil & Gas industry as a mechanical engineer with Fortune 500 companies, including Baker Hughes and Schlumberger. Jones began volunteering in the non-profit sector in 2002 as a Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator for the Miles Perret Cancer Services in Lafayette, LA. After moving ...

Mary began her career in the Oil & Gas industry as a mechanical engineer with Fortune 500 companies, including Baker Hughes and Schlumberger. Jones began volunteering in the non-profit sector in 2002 as a Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator for the Miles Perret Cancer Services in Lafayette, LA. After moving to Houston in 2011, Jones began volunteering with the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show as the Charity Liaison and Social Media Coordinator. Today, she leads the marketing effort for Pin Oak, including all forms of digital media and PR coordination with Pennino and Partners.

Through the production of an annual world class horse show, The Pin Oak Charity Horse Show supports the healing of sick children through financial donations, outreach, and volunteer support for Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston’s Ronald McDonald House Family Rooms, and Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Family Alliance. They also serve the children of the greater Houston/Katy community through outreach and educational programs.

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/pinoak
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/pinoakhouston
YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ5klTYVq-FdCyhVtWEh9sg

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Speaker: Moderator - Cynthia Cisneros, VP, Community Affairs - KTRK-TV
Speaker Moderator - Cynthia Cisneros, VP, Community Affairs - KTRK-TV
In 2012, Cynthia Cisneros was promoted to Vice President of Community Affairs. No longer filing daily news reports, Cynthia is still in Houston's communities promoting and participating in local events. As a native Houstonian, Cynthia Cisneros has witnessed much of the city's astounding growth firsthand.Cynthia joined Eyewitness News in 1989 ...

In 2012, Cynthia Cisneros was promoted to Vice President of Community Affairs. No longer filing daily news reports, Cynthia is still in Houston's communities promoting and participating in local events. As a native Houstonian, Cynthia Cisneros has witnessed much of the city's astounding growth firsthand.

Cynthia joined Eyewitness News in 1989 and has covered just about every story imaginable, from hurricanes to droughts to flooding and fires. She's also covered some of the more sensational stories over the past two decades, including the murder of Tejano singing star Selena, the Enron trial and the criminal trials of Andrea Yates and Clara Harris.

She's covered a wide range of stories from human devastation to human triumph. Over the years, she's won several awards for her coverage of spot news and human interest stories.

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/KTRKHouston?v=wall
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/ABC13Houston
GOOGLE PLUS: https://plus.google.com/+abc13/posts

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Organizer Kelly Lawrence, Programs Chair

When?

Wed, March 4, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
(GMT-0600) America/Chicago

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Where?

Houston Racquet Club
10709 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77024