HADASSAH 98th NATIONAL CONVENTION
The Power of Our Dreams
July 25-28, 2016
Early Bird Registration Ends May 31, 2016
Family Duo Early Bird Registration 2 for $1000 ends May 31, 2016
You are invited to join Associates from around the country at the Hadassah 98th Convention, July 25-28 in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to the many activities open to all attendees, here is a list of events that are especially geared towards Associates. Associates are also encouraged to attend other open activities.
Associates will have a table featuring activities from around the country, information on how to plan Associate activities, and application forms to join Associates.
Review your Registration materials for more detailed information about Associate and other events.
Please join us to experience The Power of Our Dreams.
President, National Committee Hadassah Associates
National Associates Chair
Monday, July 25
11:30 am: VIP Tour of CNN studios $35 per person. More details coming soon.
Tuesday, July 26
8:30-10:30 am: Associates Annual Business Meeting
All men at the Convention are welcome. If you are already an Associate, you are entitled to vote. Tentative schedule and Agenda:
8:30-9:15 am: Sign in of attendees; Associates Report by National Committee of Hadassah Associates (NCHA) President Fredrick Safer; Election of Slate of new Board Members and Re-elected Board Members; Confirmation of election of President and Executive Vice-President for 2016 & 2017 and Installation
9:15-9:45am: Hear from HMO Director General Prof. Zeev Rotstein
9:45-10:15am: Meet Rich Walter, Associate Director for Israel Education at the Institute for the Study of Modern Israel at Emory University
10:15-10:30am: Wrap up; meet & mingle
Tuesday, July 26
11:25 am-12:05pm: Plenary: Hadassah Achieves the Dream-Hadassah International
NCHA President Fred Safer will moderate this Hadassah International (HI) Breakout session featuring HI President Moishe Sandler and Dalia Itzik, Israel's first woman Speaker of the Knesset, focusing on how HI builds awareness and support for Hadassah's efforts beyond our Jerusalem hospitals.
Wednesday, July 27
7:15-8:15 am: Networking for Fundraising: Brainstorming Breakfast
Network with colleagues across the country, exchanging questions and ideas for Grassroots, Planned Giving, and Associates. Breakfast available in the Hadassah Chai-lights area.
Thursday, July 28
9:00-10:30 am: The Power of Hands-on Training
Research in Service to Humanity: Realizing the Potential of Connecting with Donors.
One of many hands-on concurrent sessions, this session will incorporate Associate fundraising in the context of Development, Annual Giving, and Grassroots fundraising.
Special Events -- by Invitation Only -- Pre-Registration required
Tuesday, July 26 6:30 pm: Founder's Dinner
Wednesday, July 27 6:30-7:15 pm: Keepers of the Gate Cocktail Reception
Associate Keepers welcome -- come join us as we celebrate our Annual Givers.
Wednesday, July 27 6:30-7:30 pm: Physician's Council Cocktail Reception
Meet and mingle with Physician members and Associates from all over the country.