“Caregiving 101” seminar to be hosted in Montgomery by Auburn University’s Women’s Philanthropy Board

AUBURN – The Women’s Philanthropy Board, in Auburn University’s College of Human Sciences, will host “Caregiving 101,” a seminar and luncheon on Friday, Nov. 13, from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at The Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center. Topics will include the legal, financial and managed care aspects of caregiving.

Irene Collins, the commissioner of the Alabama Department of Senior Services, will serve as keynote speaker. Other featured speakers will include Leah Dubberly of the Dubberly Group/Merrill Lynch; Cheri Rudgers, a licensed certified social worker; and Debby Spain of J.D. Capell and Howard.

Collins serves on the Governor’s Workforce Development Council, is the Alabama chairman of the United We Ride initiative and was selected as one of 30 people in the nation to serve on the FEMA National Advisory Council. She currently serves as first vice-president of the National Association of State Units on Aging and as a member of the board of directors for the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Program.

Registration for the luncheon is $50 and includes the 8:30 a.m. seminar and the noon. lunch. Tables of ten can be reserved for $500. Seating is limited and early registration is recommended. To register, contact Sidney James Nakhjavan at (334) 844-3524 or by e-mail at wpbchs1@auburn.edu. Make checks payable to the Auburn University WPB for Caregiving 101 and mail to Auburn University College of Human Sciences, Women’s Philanthropy Board, 210 Spidle Hall, Auburn, AL 36849.

To view the event flyer, go to http://www.humsci.auburn.edu/wpb/09Events/CaregivingPoster.pdf.

The mission of the Women’s Philanthropy Board is to educate, enable and empower women to develop their full leadership potential, achieve independence as financial donors and decision-makers, serve as mentors for future generations of philanthropists and broaden the base of financial support for Auburn University’s College of Human Sciences.

Women’s Philanthropy Board corporate partners who helped underwrite this event are Alabama Power, The Kiplinger Foundation, The Dubberly Group of Merrill Lynch, Charlotte Gaston Interiors, Gallery One Fine Art, the Auburn University Office of Outreach, Moore Wealth Management, The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center and the Flower Store.

Contact: Sidney James Nakhjavan, (334) 844-9199 (www.humsci.auburn.edu/wpb), or
Mike Clardy, (334) 844-9999 (clardch@auburn.edu)