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Registration open for DCNP Nonprofit Day

SYCAMORE – For the 10th consecutive year, Nonprofit Day will offer training, networking and professional development for nonprofit staff, volunteers and board members from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Faranda’s Banquet Center in DeKalb.

The conference is organized by the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership, which is a program of the DeKalb County Community Foundation.

“Nonprofit organizations within DeKalb County are in touch with the needs of our community,” Mike Cullen, regional president of First Midwest Bank, said in a news release. “It is our pleasure to support this day and more importantly, support the work that these nonprofits perform day in and day out, every year.”

Training will focus on topics such as diversity, leadership, financial management, social media and more. The keynote presentation is titled, “Managing Workplace Diversity and Inclusion.” Marc Perry, who works for Community Action Inc. in southern Wisconsin, will provide the keynote remarks.

“Nonprofit Day is an exciting opportunity for nonprofit representatives to connect, to engage, and to learn together,” Ben Bingle, DCNP director, said in the release. “Thanks to the support of First Midwest Bank, we can offer this professional development experience complete with a keynote presentation, nine breakout sessions, networking reception, and more right here locally.”

Attendance is capped at 150 and those interested must RSVP for Nonprofit Day by July 19. Online registration is available at

Attendance is free for DCNP members and nonmembers can attend for $30, payable at the door by check or cash.

For information, contact Ben Bingle, DCNP director, at 815-748-5383 or

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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