Come join your fellow Tweetmasters as we learn from those who are effectively using Twitter to enhance branding and raise funds.
This meeting will focus on Charities & Non-profits and how they use Twitter for branding and increasing donations. This panel discussion has three experts who are in the charity/non-profit world, who will share best practices and some stories of actual lessons learned.
Communications and Development Manager
Kristin manages the social media accounts for the Chesapeake Bay Trust. Find her on @baytrust.
Regional Communications Officer, American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region.
Doug is responsible for raising the local visibility of the Red Cross to support its mission and to help the community understand how to prepare for and respond to disasters. Doug is the primary local Red Cross media spokesperson, handles all social media for Region and assists with marketing campaigns. The Chesapeake Region includes Baltimore City, a dozen Maryland counties and Mineral County, West Virginia. Doug manages these accounts @RedCrossMD @scottsalemme and his personal @borrowedlent
Manager, Social Communications & Strategy for AARP
Jen manages the social presence for the AARP Foundation, Create the Good and Drive to End Hunger, which includes attending the occasional NASCAR race. You can follow Jen at @iheartrocknroll
The panel discussion will be moderated by Gene Deems, eGov and Online Services Manager of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
This is a timely discussion because The Great Give, Anne Arundel County's first 24 hour online giving campaign will occur from 7 p.m. on May 15 to 7 p.m. on May 16. We will be asking all Tweetmasters to help spread the word to help 123 participating charities that are in our county.
Please RSVP today to attend this great event where you can network, make new friends and learn something new.
BONUS: The first 14 who RSVP and show up will receive a special gift from Gene Deems in recognition of The Great Give. Door prize drawing of two sets of two Bowie Baysox tickets courtesy of Eye on Annapolis. Also a few other door prizes.
Social and Networking: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Happy Hour Specials through 7 p.m.)
Program Begins: 6:00 p.m. and ends about 7:00 p.m.