If there are dogs present at your events, you could be at risk. Claims Journal By Emma Orr May 13, 2016 The cost of dog bite claims for U.S. insurers climbed 16 percent last year on higher medical expenses and larger settlements to resolve court disputes. The average claim increased to $37,214 in 2015 from $32,072 a year earlier, according […] Continue Reading
Thank a teacher by donating to some of the wonderful projects on GoFundMe! (via GoFundMe.com) Teacher Appreciation Week has arrived, and here at GoFundMe we want to celebrate it with a big splash. We are teaming up with the National PTA to give back to the educators who give so much to our communities. If you start a campaign to […] Continue Reading
CNNBy Kelly WallaceMarch 29, 2016 As a parent, this is another story that is impossible to comprehend: A 7-year-old girl is now dead after the bouncy castle she was playing on blew away at an Easter fair in Essex, England. It is believed the castle was swept away by a gust of wind. The girl, Summer Grant, was taken to […] Continue Reading
Roberts Rules is an essential tool for any parent teacher organization whether you are “making a motion” in a conference room or sipping coffee at a kitchen table. Here is a quick self-assessment tool to see if Roberts Rules would be beneficial to you… Your PTO board has a member with a “strong personality” who tends to dominant conversations PTO […] Continue Reading
What Is A PTA? PTA stands for Parent Teacher Association. The PTA is the oldest and largest child advocacy association in the United States. Today’s PTA is comprised of more than 4 million parents, teachers, grandparents, caregivers, foster parents and other caring adults who share a commitment to improving the education, health, and safety of all children. A local parent […] Continue Reading
Special Events Galore February 2016 / Vol. 16, No. 2 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)2325-8586 Do You Need Event Insurance? You’ve spent an entire year planning your annual garden party fundraiser. The venue is decorated, the caterer is booked, the staff is in place and tickets have been sold. Then disaster strikes. Something as common as scattered thunderstorms can bring your party to a […] Continue Reading
In this post, we’ll discuss both types of forms that can be used to file to become a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit.
Alcohol at any event can be a huge nightmare if you don’t properly prepare. Check out the guidelines below for both indoor and outdoor events. 1. Plan. Plan. Plan. There is a lot that goes into the planning of an event that is serving or selling alcohol! It is important for you to consult the liquor license (see more about […] Continue Reading
Halloween should be a treat, not a trick and it’s important to make sure you talk with your children about the dangers of this spooky holiday.
YouTube personality Coby Persin recently released a shocking video showing just how dangerous social media can become for children and how easy it is for sex offenders to connect with kids online using a fake profile. In the video, Persin creates a Facebook profile posing as a 15 year old boy and with parents’ consent, befriends 3 young girls, ages […] Continue Reading