Friends Workshop & the FWSP Awards Banquet


Friends Workshop & the FWSP Awards Banquet is being held on Saturday – November 5, 2016. Both events will be held at the Holiday Inn & Convention Center in Stevens Point.  Regsitration for this event ended Friday, October 14. Friends group members have several workshop sessions in the afternoon. The awards banquet is in the evening.  

Workshop Sessions - Arrive and check in: 12:00 pm– 12:30 pm
Welcome and Opening remarks: 12:45 pm – 1:00 pm
1:00- 1:45 pm
Session 1- Fundraising for Friends groups: presented by Kelly Fischer – KFischer Consulting – Wausau
Session 2- Non- Profit Financial Responsibilities: presented by Bruce Mayer – Wegner CPAs – Madison
Session 3 - Working with local/state legislators: presented by Mike McFadzen – FWSP board member
2:00 – 2:45 pm
Session 4- Recruiting members/volunteers: presented by Shelly Kaiser – VolunteerWI - Marshfield
Session 5 –Friends Roundtable – Best Practices: presented by Jan Primus & Mike Samsa – FWSP board
Session 6 – Non- Profit Financial Responsibilities: presented by Bruce Mayer – Wegner CPAs – Madison
3:00 – 3:45 pm
Session 7Fundraising for Friends groups: presented by Kelly Fischer – KFischer Consulting – Wausau
Session 8 – Roundtable: Friends of Wisconsin State Parks & local Friends groups working together: presented by Bill Zager – FWSP president and Terry Jensen – FWSP board
Session 9 – Promotion of local Friends groups – multi-media approaches: presented by Randy Paske & Jonathan Ringdahl – FWSP board
4:00- 4:30 – Wrap up and final comments
Cost for attending all workshop sessions - $15 per person