The Butler County Humane Society Caring for Animals on Their Forever-Home Journey

For over 100 years, the Butler County Humane Society (BCHS) has worked to provide forever homes for unloved, lost, and discarded animals. “We provide a haven to these animals on the journey to their forever home,” Michelle Edinger, Director of Development at BCHS, said. “We’re most proud that for the last 20 years, we have been a no-kill shelter. We don’t dispose of any animals. We keep them here—we will share them with other rescues if we can fulfill a need.”

The Thompsons Entrepreneurs, Outdoor Adventurers

Craig, Kristi, Blake (23 years old), and Grant (18 years old) live in the Heritage Creek community in Mars. They relocated to Pennsylvania from Hartville, Ohio, in 2002. “We moved to Pennsylvania because of my job at the time—I was making sales in the area,” Craig said. “We’re so glad to be here. As a transplant from another state into the Mars community, this area has been a great place to raise a family.”

5 Questions to Assess Your Campaign Readiness for Advancement | Precision Partners

At times organizations need to raise substantial funds for a specific purpose apart from annual budgets. Typically, campaigns fund tangible things like an expansion, renovation, or restoration. Capital campaigns are always based on an ambitious vision, or more commonly referred to as Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals (BHAG).

The Pawlowiczs Focused Entrepreneurs Who Love Their Community

The Pawlowiczs are family-focused. Joining their father to maintain Pawlowicz Dentistry, John and Jason Pawlowicz enjoy getting to see each other every day. “The family business is great because you’re working with your family, providing a living for your family—but also all the staff and their families,” Jason said. “It’s also nice to offer a valuable service for the community—we treat our patients like family.”

The Stories Artistic and Adventurous

The Storeys, including Jim, Ana, Sami (18 years old), and Lindsay (17 years old), are new to the Pittsburgh area. They moved here from Cooperstown, N.Y., in January 2020. They live in the Enclave at HighPointe community in Mars. "We chose the neighborhood because of it is new construction, and we wanted to scale down," Jim said. "We were in a larger house that was very old, and we were looking for a new place—we love this location. It is convenient for work and not too far to explore Pittsburgh."

5 Best Practices to Ease Your Advancement CRM Online Training | Precision Partners

Advancement is becoming increasingly more challenging. If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected. These unprecedented times are fueled by a global health crisis, world-wide financial turmoil, and political unrest. Markets are volatile with many negative societal implications. Many organizations continue to shutter their face-to-face activities and healthcare systems are strained under the pressure of ongoing patient needs.

Focus on These Critical Areas If You Are Implementing a New Advancement CRM | Precision Partners

Implementing Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) initiatives can be overwhelming—they require change, disrupt processes and workflows. They force your organization to think about how you manage your existing data and deciding how you’ll move forward with data collection.

How To Form Good Habits That Will Last

The new year always inspires the formation of new habits and resolutions. Often, those good habits don't always stick. Studies show that approximately 80 percent of people give up or fail within the first 30 days of setting resolutions. You don't have to be another statistic. Instead, here's how to form good habits that will last. Developing good habits is only useful if you also know (and understand) what is likely to deter them.

[Upcoming Workshop] Back By Popular Demand: Student-Centered Scheduling Design

Due to overwhelming interest in our Student-Centered Scheduling Design workshop, we've added an additional date! You read that right... We're hosting another session of Student-Centered Scheduling Design on March 1 – 5, 2021. Revamping your school schedule amid a pandemic might feel overwhelming, but now is the perfect time to consider what your students will need in the future. Here's why.
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