Press Release: Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation Presents a Two-Part Workshop with Tom Ahern

May 4, 2017

Sheffield, Mass. — Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation invites regional nonprofit staff to attend “An Afternoon with Tom Ahern,” a two-part workshop on Thursday, June 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Crissey Farm, 426 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, Mass. Back by popular demand, Tom Ahern will present two back-to-back workshops: “The Big (little) Diff: Writing for Online Readers,” a discussion of best practices in writing for web, email and social media platforms; and “Writing a Powerful Case for Support,” which will review effective fundraising methods. The New York Times calls Ahern "one of the country's most sought-after creators of fundraising messages.” This event is part of Berkshire Taconic’s popular annual “Seminars in Nonprofit Excellence” series. Tickets are $40 per person; light food and beverages will be provided. Registration is open at www.berkshiretaconic.org/Ahern






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