Special Events Mentor Profile
Marcia Beverly & Diane Dauwalder
"What we enjoy most about organizing a PHA special event are the many opportunities for community involvement."
Diane, Sheila, Marcia and other walkers enjoying their 4th annual event!
Sadly, Sheila Williams lost her battle with PH in 2011. We dedicate this
page to her memory. Special Event Type:
Fun walk/Fun run
Special Event Name:
N. Texas PH Support Group Fun Walk/5K Run (Grand Prairie, Tex.)
Number of Years Held:
Five (2007 - 2011)
Marcia & Diane's Topics of Interest Include:
- Event logistics
- Fundraising with family and friends
- Recruiting and working with a planning committee
- Motivating Volunteers
- Getting great event turnout through publicity
- Incorporate PH awareness into an event
- Adding creative touches to an event
The best piece of advice they have to offer first-time fundraising event organizers: If you've never done something like this before, start small [and build from year to year]! Make sure you get a planning committee together to help delegate responsibilities.
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