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Two more chapters get cash in May

Two chapters have been awarded funds for their awesome programs thanks to SPJ Chapter Grants. We ended this years program on a great note by dishing out the cash to SPJ South Florida and the Fort Worth chapter for some great ideas.

According to their grant application, “SPJ South Florida and the Miami chapter of NAHJ are following the lead of their national organizations- who are joining forces for EIJ this summer in Anaheim – and we’re sponsoring our own mini-conference on Saturday, July 13, at the Mayfair Hotel in Coconut Grove.” For more information on the event, visit their website.

The Forth Worth chapter plans to host an in-depth program about investigative journalism at the request of many of their members. They also hope to help out the community and had this to say: “By providing in depth training, the community will benefit as journalists apply theskills learned to report on the misuses and abuses as well as the beneficial events occurring in ourarea as well as beyond it for those reporters who take these skills with them into other areas.”

Either way, both chapters are set to provide quality programming with some extra in their wallets. Look for information about the next round of Chapter Grants in the future and congrats to these two great chapters!

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SPJ Buzz over Breakfast

Are you an adviser? Do you love SPJ? Are you also pretty fond of food? Great! We’ve got what you need.

This August, we’re hosting a breakfast at the 2012 AEJMC Conference just for SPJ advisers. We’ll feed you, encourage you and answer some of your burning questions about SPJ on your campuses. Topics will range from fundraising to leadership, navigating campus rules and regulations to programming ideas. We’re even going to send you home with a doggy bag of resources to take back to your campus.

So if you’ll be in Chicago enjoying the conference, why not join us? Check out the details below, mark it on your calendar and RSVP right away – it’s first come, first served and spots are limited so don’t wait.

Who: SPJ Advisers

What: The scoop on everything SPJ campus chapters, plus food

When: Saturday, Aug. 11, 7-8 a.m.

Where: Chicago Marriott

RSVP to Tara Puckey at (317) 927-8000 ext. 215 or tpuckey@spj.org

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