Annual Meeting

10th-anniversary-logoRegister for the 2017 Annual Meeting and 10th Anniversary Celebration

May 5 – May 6, 2017
The Alexandrian
480 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Hosted by Kids’ Chance of Virginia

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Join us in Alexandria, Virginia where we will gather for two days jam-packed with activities, breakout sessions and speakers.

We will also hold committee meetings and a Council of State Organizations meeting. We’ll celebrate 10 years of Kids’ Chance, reminisce on what has gotten us this far and take a peek into what the future holds.

A big thank you to Kids’ Chance of Virginia for hosting. Travel safely and see you there!


Final Agenda

 Thursday, May 4, 2017

5:30 – 7:30pm Registration/Materials Pick Up
7:00 – 9:00pm Welcome Activity – Bus Tour of Washington, D.C.
Meet in the Lobby at 6:45pm


Friday, May 5, 2017

9:00am – 5:00pm Registration/Materials Pick Up
9:30 – 11:00am Council of State Organizations Meeting
1:00 – 1:00pm Working Lunch Buffet for all Participants
10:00am – 2:00pm Board and Council Committee Meetings
1:00 – 2:45pm KCOA Board Meeting
3:00 – 4:30pm KCOA Annual Meeting
5:30 – 7:00pm President’s Cocktail Reception
7:00 – 9:00pm 10th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
Keynote: Jim Laychak, President, Pentagon Memorial Fund, Inc.


Saturday, May 6, 2017

8:30 – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00am Student Scholarship Panel
John Burke, KCVA Moderator
10:00 – 10:15am Break
10:15 – 11:15am Educational Session I

Topic I: “So how much money did you REALLY make?”
New and Different Fund Raising Ideas
Debbie Jones, President & CEO, Prince William Chamber

Topic II:  Building a Strong Board – “From a Board Member’s Perspective”
Tynetta Brown, Director of Community Impact for United Way of Delaware

11:15 – 11:30am Break
11:15am – 12:15pm Educational Session II

Topic III:   It’s All About Outreach: Panel Presentation: Cheryl Doucette, Tynetta Brown, Debbie Jones

Topic IV:   Non-Profit Tool Box
Moderated by Vicki Burkhart

12:30 – 2:00pm Closing Luncheon: Financial Aid Update
Changes that Impact Kids’ Chance Scholarship Programs
Varo Duffins, Director of Financial Aid, Swarthmore College, Kids’ Chance of PA Scholarship Chair
3:00pm Private Tour at Mt. Vernon
5:00pm Cocktail Hour at Mt. Vernon
6:00pm Dinner at Mt. Vernon