Gail McGovern to Address Status of Nonprofit Sector in Current Economic Climate
WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gail J. McGovern, President and CEO of the American Red Cross will be the featured speaker at a National Press Club Luncheon on Tuesday, July 21, 2009. The focus of Ms. McGovern's speech will be "Navigating Nonprofits through Turbulent Economic Times."
The Speech will lay out the challenges of operating in the Nonprofit sector through this economy -- a time when needs continue to increase and the sector is being asked by governments at all levels to play a greater role. McGovern will use that foundation to discuss her experiences after 1 full year as President and CEO of American Red Cross, and how the organization has used creative thinking and modern communications tools to weather the economic storm, while preparing for the Hurricane season that is upon us, as well as the prospect of a return of the H1N1 virus this fall.
WHO: Gail McGovern, American Red Cross President/CEO
WHAT: National Press Club Luncheon
WHERE: National Press Club
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045
WHEN: Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Luncheon begins: 12:30 p.m. EDT
Program Begins: 1:00 p.m. EDT
About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and counsels victims of disasters; provides nearly half of the nation's blood supply; teaches lifesaving skills; and supports military members and their families. The American Red Cross is a charity, not a government agency, and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its humanitarian mission.
|SOURCE American Red Cross|
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