The Aluminum Association, an organization located in Arlington VA, announced its first ever photo scavenger hunt contest yesterday. Residents of all 50 U.S. states and DC are encouraged to form teams and take pictures of the different ways aluminum are used in their community. All teams that capture 20 or more photos of aluminum usage… Read more »
Monthly Archives: July 2011
A new report by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) finds that members of Congress value social media interaction more than people may have previously thought. The report, “Social Congress: Perceptions and Use of Social Media on Capitol Hill“, is based on a survey of 260 Congressional staff conducted between October and December 2010. Among the… Read more »
The Frozen Food Foundation is the 501(c)(3) charitable affiliate of the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI). In February, the Foundation played host to the 2011 5K Fun Run/Walk presented by Green Giant. It was the fourth 5K to benefit the Foundation, but the first to be opened to the public. Nearly 200 youth, teens and… Read more »
The federal government released its first set of guidelines yesterday for the creation of Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (CO-OPs), which are nonprofit entities operating within a state to provide a health insurance alternative to its members. Instead of buying insurance directly from an insurer in a state Exchange, for example, consumers would have the… Read more »
Mark Golden, CAE, is the chair of the Power of A Committee, a volunteer council that provides executive level guidance to the campaign. He shares his thoughts on why associations should participate in this effort.