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Leaders Series Lunch: Storytelling for the Holidays: Engaging Donors and Volunteers
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Master Storyteller Rick Stone introduces lunch participants to the art of storytelling.

When: Thursday, November 1, 2012
From 11:30 am until 1:00 pm
Where: Rollins College, Main Campus (Mills Memorial building - Galloway room)
SunTrust Parking Garage
East Lyman Avenue
Winter Park, Florida  32789
United States

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Master Storyteller Rick Stone introduces lunch participants to the art of storytelling. Relying on age-old principles of communication, you will discover how stories can emotionally engage donors, volunteers and the community in your mission. Learn how stories can give them an emotional stake in your organizations' success. You will also gain tips for collecting and developing stories that can be used all during the holiday season and year-round.

Tips include:

1. How to effectively recall and tell a story.

2. Match stories with your mission and values.

3. Create a beginning compilation of stories that can be used for holiday events and year round.

4. Use stories to enhance fundraising activities and gaining new volunteers.

Date: November 1, 2012
Time:  11:30 am to 1:00 pm Lunch and Program

Tuition: $15 for members and Council of Volunteer Management Members, $25 for Non-members (Includes a gourmet box lunch)

*Council of Volunteer Management Members: To receive the discounted rate, please call the office at 407-975-6414 for the promo code. (Only applies if not a member of the Philanthropy Center.)

Registration is required and seating is limited to 80 participants. Walk-ins will not be accommodated.

Instructor: Rick Stone, Story Analytics Master, IDEAS


Rick has developed several successful programs for teaching patients, their families and medical professionals how to bring the practical applications of storytelling into their therapeutic work. Under the auspices of the StoryWork Institute, which he founded in 1993, Rick has developed training programs for team building, leadership development, and diversity training for organizations and healthcare institutions. Rick is also the author of three books: The Healing Art of Storytelling, Stories: The Family Legacy, and The Kingdom of Nowt, as well as the publisher of the award winning board game Pitch-A-Story. A key member of the StoryJamâ„¢ team since 2003, Rick is the StoryAnalytics Master for the IDEAS Innovation team and is currently developing StoryCareâ„¢, an innovative program for driving behavioral change among staff to improve patient safety and satisfaction. In his time at IDEAS Rick has been instrumental in some innovative and meaningful projects including Walter Reed Army Medical Center, American Red Cross, and Novant Health.

Co-sponsered by: Council of Volunteer Managerment of Central Florida

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