Jimmie R. Alford

CHICAGO, IL, June 16, 2009 — North Park University is pleased to host a BootCamp for nonprofit CEOs from Wednesday, July 8 through Friday, July 10 at its campus, located at 3225 West Foster Avenue in Chicago. Targeted to CEOs or executive directors who have been in their role for three years or less, the BootCamp is designed to maximize leadership effectiveness and organizational success for new nonprofit leaders. In its fourth year, BootCamp 2009 is again pleased to receive support from the Brinson Foundation and welcome a new sponsor, Achieve, a consulting firm based in Indianapolis.

CHICAGO, IL, May 14, 2009 — At its 10th annual nonprofit symposium on Wednesday, May 13th, at North Park University, The Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management awarded its prestigious Alford-Axelson Awards for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence. Girls in the Game won this year's award in the small nonprofit category and CommunityHealth won in the large nonprofit category. Family Service and Mental Health Center of Oak Park and River Forest (whose name was recently changed to Thrive Counseling Center) and Christopher House received the honorable mention awards (in the small and large categories, respectively).

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