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Third Thursday Society

Third Thursday Society

The Third Thursday Society is a monthly networking and educational opportunity for nonprofit staff and board members sponsored by the Community Foundation of the New River Valley. The 2015 Third Thursday Society program is made possible with generous support from JSW Financial, National Bank, and Union Bank & Trust.

Sessions are held on the third Thursday of the month at Lucie Monroe's Coffee Company at 1600 Roanoke Street in Christiansburg. Networking begins at 7:30am with the program at 8am. Sessions are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Sessions

October 15, 2015: VCC: Let's Do More Together

Shaun Rai of Virginia Community Capital will explain the benefits of community development financial institutions and VCC's impact here in Virginia. RSVP here.

To RSVP for an upcoming session, click on the provided link, call 381-8999 or email

Past Sessions

September 17, 2015: Best Practices in Board Governance

What are the key responsibilties of a nonprofit board and how can organizations support their board members in being effective? The CFNRV staff provided an overview of key board roles followed by a discussion of best practices in board governance. Access the powerpoint presentation here.