Save the dates!
Mark your calendars now for these great upcoming events!
Wednesday, July 18: DFWAE July Luncheon
Location: Hurst Conference Center
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Luncheon Speaker: Rush Olson, "Making Your Brand More Fun Using Advertising"
Wednesday, Sept. 19: DFWAE September Luncheon
Location: MultiView, Las Colinas
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Luncheon Speaker: Ruth McLaughlin, "Cyber Theft and Fraud"
Renew your DFWAE membership
It's annual dues renewal time. Click the "Join/Renew" button at DFWAE.org
$250 discount for ASAE conference registration exclusive offer for DFWAE members*
A special offer is available to DFWAE members in the Regular* category who renew their annual memberships by July 16, 2012
2012 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition
Aug. 11–14, Dallas Convention Center
Call for DFWAE committee volunteers, 2012-2013
DFWAE is seeking volunteers to serve on committees during 2012-2013. To volunteer to be a committee chair or member, please email email@example.com about the committee you'd like to participate in. A list of committees is available at DFWAE.org.
ASAE conference volunteers needed
ASAE needs 500 volunteers to help with their conference Aug. 11-14 at the Dallas Convention Center. Visit www.asaedallas.com/volunteer for the event descriptions for volunteering. Please spread the word to other colleagues and associations.
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