“Although I’ve done a fair amount of strategic planning, this course was fabulous! New techniques and ideas have been added to my toolbox.”

Jennifer Neibert, Consultant


2016 Toastmasters International Convention

August 17 - August 20

  1000 Cranes intends to be a sponsor at the 2016 Toastmasters International Convention in Washington, DC, August 17-20, 2016.  Stay tuned for more updates. To learn more about the 2016 Toastmasters International Convention, visit https://www.toastmasters.org/Events/2016-International-Convention

Duke Certificate Program in Nonprofit Management Intensive Class – How to Write a Nonprofit Business Plan

August 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:59 pm

1000 Cranes President and Founder, Naomi Takeuchi, has been teaching for the Duke Certificate Program in Nonprofit Management since June 2002.  On August 23, 2016, she will be teaching the “How to Write a Nonprofit Business Plan” Master Class as part of the Danville Regional Foundation Intensive Track in partnership with Duke University. Hundreds of participants from across the country take part in the Intensive Track Program designed to give nonprofit professionals the skills and expertise needed to succeed in the sector. The Nonprofit Management Intensive Track Program periodically offers this opportunity to 34 participants.  The Program explores 8 key areas of nonprofit management through courses taught by instructors who are established practitioners and scholars from a variety of disciplines within the nonprofit arena.  Participants are able to complete the requirement for the Duke Certificate in Nonprofit Management in 8 days. Courses include the following areas of nonprofit management: Nonprofit Organizations: Board Development and Governance, Grantwriting/Fundraising, Planning and Evaluation, Integrating Social Enterprise, Employment Law, Human Resource Development, Financial Management and Sustainable Strategic Planning. Participants are given […]

Southeast Association of Rail Shippers 2016 Fall Conference

September 27 - September 29

The Southeast Association of Rail Shippers (SEARS) is one of the several Regional Associations of the North American Rail Shippers Association (NARS) SEARS’ objective is to provide an open forum for railroads and shippers to meet and to discuss matters of mutual interest.  Our assigned territory from the North American Rail Shippers Association covers the States of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Our 2016 Spring Meeting will be held at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton in Historic Charleston on September 27-29, 2016.