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Friday

October 16, 2009 4:04 pm

'Chief operating optimist' for clothing company Life is good to speak at Bates

Roy Heffernan, “chief operating optimist” for the apparel company Life is good, known for its optimistic slogan and subtle humility, speaks at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Bates College’s Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Bates Student Philanthropy Club, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6129.

Friday

September 26, 2008 12:00 pm

Fundraisers keep a close eye on financial markets' movements

Among the experts quoted by The Chronicle of Higher Education in its story about philanthropy and the financial crisis, Vice President for College Advancement Kelly Kerner came first. He told the Chronicle that fundraising veterans have a long-term focus. “It can’t just be about the moment. It’s about the horizon, and you have to meet donors where they are,” he said.

Sunday

May 11, 2008 12:28 pm

In Praise of Perry

Ralph Perry ’51 (right) received the 2007 Distinguished Alumni Service Award, named for Helen A. Papaioanou ’49 (left). Perry received…

Wednesday

July 24, 1996 10:58 am

Bates raises record annual funds

Bates College fundraisers completed their year’s work on a high note as both the Annual Alumni Fund and the Parents Annual Fund set new fundraising records for the 1995-96 fiscal year.