Assistance League of the Bay Area Chapter Representatives Attend Connect2019

Chapter members Kim Barker, Beverly Braden, Brooks Cima, Kathleen Courville, Charlene Donovan, Jennie Hampton, Lisa Holbrook, and Valerie Piercy attended Assistance League®‘s 2019 Conference – Connect2019, held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas from September 4 – 7, 2019.

Attendees enjoyed engaging workshops, entertaining keynote speakers, and eventful networking opportunities.
During the annual meeting on Thursday, delegates voted on one small business item. National President Susan Dolan presented a Year-In-Review and challenged the organization to continue evolving. National Treasurer Linda Moeller provided a financial recap. Guest speaker Jackie Pham shared an emotional video and speech regarding the impact Assistance League had on her life when she immigrated as a young child from Vietnam.

A variety of workshops were offered to touch on new ways of recruiting members, the importance of a social media presence, practical fundraising ideas, and a host of other topics relevant to the success of chapters.

The chapter was recognized at the Friday luncheon for achieving a milestone, their 25th birthday.

During the evening, Las Vegas provided ample opportunity to dine and to be entertained.

It was a great experience!