Megan Pacey to leave Institute of Fundraising

first_img Howard Lake | 20 January 2009 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Institute of Fundraising Law / policy Recruitment / people AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis After three years as Director of Policy and Campaigns at the Institute of Fundraising, Megan Pacey is leaving to take up a new role as chief executive of ‘Early Education’, the national charity for early years practitioners and parents.Lindsay Boswell, Chief Executive of the Institute of Fundraising, thanked Pacey for her achievements. “Megan has driven forward the work of the policy, campaigns, standards and information functions of the Institute of Fundraising with a rigour that has benefited and been felt across the sector”, he said.“Her highly detailed and analytical work in the area of Gift Aid has ensured that the reforms to date have been of significant benefit to fundraising organisations, providing an extra £300 million of income to charities. Megan Pacey leaves a legacy that will support the Institute and sector to continue to move this agenda forward for the benefit of fundraising organisations”.Pacey helped develop the Codes of Fundraising Practice including introducing a legal review process to ensure that the Codes are updated legally on a regular basis.Boswell concluded: “Her legacy to the Institute is a highly developed programme of information resources and systems which supports fundraisers on the telephone, through email and on the internet.”Pacey will leave the Institute on 13 February 2009, and take her her chief executive role on 1 April  60 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Megan Pacey to leave Institute of Fundraisinglast_img read more

PREMIERE: The North 41 Share Title Track, “World On Fire”, Off Forthcoming LP

first_imgChicago-based funk and jam sextet The North 41 has been on the rise recently, catching the attention of fans all over the Midwest and as far as the Colorado Rockies. Started in 2014, the band—composed of Riley Pettrone (vocals), Pat Walsh (guitar), Frank Minella (guitar), Anthony Perry (keyboards), Donoven “Heavy” Brown (bass), and Michael Campo (drums)—has been combining catchy and mesmerizing vocals with funky, feel-good grooves, creating a unique sound that defies genre. Beyond funk and jam music, The North 41 throws dashes of soul, R&B, jazz, and hip-hop into the mix, creating a silky-smooth space for fans to let loose and dance to their infectious tunes.In 2015, The North 41 released their first LP, Dancing & Praying, which was broadcasted nationwide on various college radio stations. The band has headlined and packed some of Chicago’s favorite venues and festivals, including House of Blues, Lincoln Hall, and Chicago Ale Festival in Grant Park, in addition to performing alongside Roosevelt Collier’s Super Jam, Here Come The Mummies, The Main Squeeze, Magic Beans, and more. The North 41 are anxiously awaiting the release of their newest LP, World On Fire, which will be available via Apple Music and Spotify on September 14th.As drummer Michael Campo shared with us, “World On Fire is really a collection of love songs, but not in any cheesy sort of way.  The songs are mostly fun funk songs that will hopefully get people dancing and feeling good.”Live For Live Music is proud to premiere The North 41’s first single and title track off their forthcoming album, “World On Fire”. The psychedelia-drenched music video perfectly complements the band’s easy, throwback vibe, highlighted by Pettrone’s sultry vocals and the band’s tight groove and stellar harmonies. You can check it out below.The North 41 – “World On Fire”Furthermore, the band will celebrate World On Fire‘s release on September 14th at Martyr’s in Chicago. For information on the show and ticketing, head to the album release party’s event page. A full track listing for World On Fire, plus more of The North 41’s upcoming tour dates, are listed below. World On Fire TracklistingWorld On FireMy MagicLiving On TopBaby We Can Figure It Out4 Days 5 HoursShoutedThe Real ThingThe VibeQuoteView All TracksThe North 41 Upcoming Tour Dates9/14 @ Martyrs’ (Chicago, IL)9/22 @ Scranton Iron Furnaces (Scranton, PA) w/ Stop Making Sense10/5 @ The Livery (Benton Harbor, MI)10/27 @ Shorts Brewing Company (Bellaire, MI)11/24 @ Founders Taproom (Grand Rapids, MI)View All Tour Dateslast_img read more

Professionals lead way in ‘shrinking’ city centre

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