WVU Parkersburg to host financial literacy workshop on June 15

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WVU Parkersburg will host “Financial Tips that Every Nonprofit Executive and Board Member Should Know” on Friday, June 15 from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in its College Activities Center. The workshop is free to attend, and lunch will be provided.

The financial literacy workshop is an opportunity for registered guests to learn about the importance of internal controls, purchasing pitfalls, and responsibilities of the Board of Directors in financial management. WVU Parkesburg Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration Alice Harris will lead the discussion.

“West Virginia University at Parkersburg is committed to being a supportive partner to our local nonprofit agencies,” said Harris. “The institution is backing this commitment by providing our local nonprofit agencies with a no-cost financial training opportunity and the tips they need to maintain a high level of financial integrity and accountability.”

This event will allow nonprofit organizations that may have limited resources to eceive professional development and training for staff and board members. The workshop is intended to provide organizational employees with the knowledge to help them evolve and grow as nonprofit professionals.

“We are always excited to be able to extend the opportunity to our partner agencies for education and development,” said Stacy DeCicco, Executive Director of the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley. “This is a wonderful chance to hear pertinent information presented by a professional with years of tangible experience. Alice Harris has a true understanding of the financial challenges and needs of nonprofit agencies.”

WVU Parkersburg is sponsoring the event with additional support and assistance from the United Way Alliance, McDonough Foundation, Sisters Health Foundation, Nonprofits LEAD and the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation.

For more information or to register, please visit www.wvup.edu/finlitworkshop, or contact Alice Harris at ude.puvwnull@sirraH.ecilA or 304-424-8224.

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