Nonprofits Register Now for “Finding the Spotlight” on November 10: DNA Creative Communications Hosts Event Planning Seminar

November 4, 2010

GREENVILLE, SC – November 2, 2010 – DNA Creative Communications concludes its 2010 “Shine the Light on Your Nonprofit” educational series with “Re-Energize Your Event Planning” on November 10. Registration for this session is now open online at

A panel of experienced event planners and local corporate sponsorship decision-makers will share advice on effective event planning and budgeting as well as tips on how to successfully secure corporate sponsorships. The panelists include:

-Julia Forster, Director of Development for Spoleto Festival USA

-Herb Johnson, Director of Community Relations for Michelin North America

-Anna Locke, President of A.T. LOCKE

-Robyn Zimmerman, Director of Public & Community Relations for Greenville Hospital System

-Bill Sorochak, Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas

Series sponsors include A.T. LOCKE, the Community Foundation of Greenville, Greenville Business Magazine, Greenville Forward, Martin Printing and the University Center of Greenville.

All seminars will be held at the University Center of Greenville auditorium at 225 S. Pleasantburg Drive. For complete details, and to register for the series, please visit DNA’s website at or call 864-235-0959 extension 1.

DNA Creative Communications

DNA is a full-service communications firm specializing in advertising, branding, e‐communications, public relations and special event planning. The DNA team develops and executes strategies for clients in various arenas, including education, housing, healthcare, recreation and the environment. DNA offers an annual LIVE HERE GIVE HERE program – a pro bono initiative that allows DNA to select and partner with a local nonprofit to develop a sustainable communications strategy. DNA is the proud recipient of the Greenville Chamber’s 2005 Small Business of the Year Award. For more information, please call 864‐235‐0959 or visit