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  • Spokes 2021 Symposium: How to Survive and Thrive in Times of Crisis

    San Luis Obispo, CA – Spokes is excited to welcome Doug Green, Senior Manager of La Piana Consulting, as the keynote speaker for the upcoming Spokes 2021 Symposium. Doug earned his MBA from Southern Methodist University and co-founded the Nonprofit Leadership Institute at Pepperdine University. He is informed by diverse experiences with nonprofits and is skilled in communication, analysis, and group facilitation.
    Many nonprofits and small businesses are facing unique challenges due to significant economic downturns and disruptions to operations. Many need to explore options such as re-evaluating and streamlining their business models or consolidating operations with like-minded entities. Spokes 2021 Symposium will address current challenges for nonprofits and offer solutions. The virtual event will take place from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on three consecutive Thursdays, April 13, 20, and 27.
    Spokes 2021 Symposium will feature expert guest speakers and panelists with a combination of presentations and panel discussions. Session topics include assessment of financial health and viability, collaboration for long-term success, and the mechanics of nonprofit collaboration and resource sharing. Optional discussion sections will be available each week.
    About La Piana Consulting  
    La Piana Consulting is among the most experienced nonprofit consulting firms in the country. Since inception over two decades ago, La Piana has helped more than 1,000 organizations achieve their increasingly critical missions in a time of monumental and often unpredictable change. 
    About Spokes  
    For ten years Spokes has helped nonprofits to achieve their goals through support and expert resources. Spokes supports the nonprofit community through consulting services, online resources, roundtables, workshops and other events.

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  • South County Chambers of Commerce

    Phone: (805) 489-1488 (please call ahead to visit our offices)
    E-mail: office@southcountychambers.com

    Mailing address:
    PO Box 672
    Arroyo Grande, CA  93421

    Arroyo Grande office & South County Regional Center:
    800-A West Branch St.
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

    Nipomo office & cowork space:
    239 West Tefft
    Nipomo, CA 93444

    California Welcome Center at Pismo Beach Premium Outlets
    333 5 Cities Dr. #100
    Pismo Beach, CA 93449
    Welcome Center direct line: (805) 668-7354
    E-mail: info@cwcpismo.com