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Calendar of Events

 

Month Function Activities
January Director Meeting at Southern Research and Outreach Center Annual Meeting.
 
  • Select Campaign and Assistant Chair
  • Send thank-you letters for prior campaign
  • Send IRS disclosure letters for gifts over $250

 

February Application Materials Mailed to Agencies
  • Review Goals for 2007
  • Conference Attended By Director and Champaign Chair.
  • Communicate Strategy with Agencies and Solicit Help With the Campaign..
  • Review Annual Plans
  • Finalize Approach for Year.
Director Meeting at Southern Research and Outreach Center  Planning Workshop 
Great Rivers Conference 
      
March Director Meeting at Southern Research and Outreach Center Train Agency Review Process  
  • Reallocation of Funds (if needed)
  • Develop Campaign Plan
  • Hold first Campaign Cabinet Meeting
  • Start Golf Event Planning
  • Get agency candidates for brochure.
April Agency Application Due
  • Choose campaign theme
  • Find sponsor for incentives
  • Meet with Publicity Committee
  • Begin collecting gifts for Golf Event
  • Decide Campaign Theme
  • Decide on Campaign materials
  • Meet with Golf Club regarding Event
  • Develop Publicity Plan
  • Begin Making PSAs with KO Korner guests
Director Meeting at Southern Research and Outreach Center Hand Out Agency Packets
May Board Meeting at Southern Research and Outreach Center Collect Agency Reviews and Packets  
  • Meet with designer of campaign brochure
  • Mail out Day of Caring work sheets to agencies
  • Develop brochure
  • Continue PSAs
  • Annual Budget Review
  • Annual Staff Review
June Board Meeting at Southern Research and Outreach Center Preliminary Budget 
 
  • Hold Golf Event
  • Present Preliminary Budgets
  • Recruit Division Leaders/who recruit Solicitors
  • Prepare campaign materials /brochure/poster
  • Mail letters to CEO's asking for Day of Caring/In-House Coordinators

 

UW Golf Tourney at Waseca Lakeside Golf Club
Mail Agency Checks
July No Board Meeting This Month
  • Plan volunteer training
  • Plan direct mail campaign
  • Order promotional materials
  • Finalize plans for volunteer training
  • Continue making PSAs
  • Prepare solicitor packets
August WASECA INN AND SUITES
Announce Campaign Plans
 
  • Conduct volunteer training close to time when solicitors can begin their calls
  • Distribute solicitor packets at volunteer training.
  • Day of Caring Activities
  • Make Campaign Presentations
  • Continue making PSAs

September Board Meeting at the Southern Research and Outreach Center
Minutes and Agenda 
  • Agencies will display and meet the solicitors
  • Implement publicity plan
  • Make Campaign Presentation
  • On-going publicity
  • Check with In-House Coordinators about their campaigns

 

Campaign Kick Off at the Waseca County Annex
October Board Meeting at Southern Research and Outreach Center By-Laws Review
  • Plan Victory Celebration Party/Plan for Thank you gifts for solicitors
  • On-going publicity
  • Check with In-House Coordinators about their Campaigns
November Board Meeting at Southern Research and Outreach Center Nominating Committee Report
 
  • Make Campaign Presentations
  • On-going publicity
  • Check with In-House Coordinators about their campaigns

 

December Board Meeting at Southern Research and Outreach Center  Review Long-Range Plan
 
  • Summarize Campaign
  • Long Range Planning