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CSM to Launch Southern Maryland Non-Profit Institute


Organizational Meeting Set for Sept. 13

LA PLATA, Md. (Sept. 1, 2010)—The College of Southern Maryland has announced their plans to found the Southern Maryland Non-Profit Institute to support the region’s non-profit organizations. CSM officials say the institute will provide a variety of activities, such as low-cost training, networking opportunities and consultation services to non-profit organizations in southern Maryland.

“Non-profit organizations enrich the lives of all Southern Marylanders by providing social services such as hospice, counseling, food banks and mentoring--and they provide enrichment through museums, parks and the arts,” said CSM President Dr. Brad Gottfried. “Because of the economy, many non-profits are struggling financially and we want to do what we can to help.”

An organizational meeting will be held on Monday, Sept. 13 at 8:30 a.m. in the Business and Industry Building (BI), Room BI-113, on the La Plata Campus. Chief executive officers and board members of Southern Maryland non-profit organizations are invited to attend to help craft the institute’s initial directions. A complementary continental breakfast will be served.

To attend, contact Sharon Buckler, 301-934-7602 or sbuckler1@csmd.edu.

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