Trinchero Family Estates Hires NewLevel for 2007 Supervisory Training Series
For the second consecutive year, Carrie Hays will be a trainer at Trinchero Family Estate’s Supervisory Training Series. Hays will be leading workshops on employee engagement strategies and building effective and productive teams.
Napa County Landmarks Pegs Strategic Priorities
Napa County Landmarks Board of Directors has retained NewLevel Group to assist with executing priorities of the organization's strategic plan. The engagement includes helping the the Board articulate their vision and mission; developing leadership and executive skills; and, establishing a strategic approach to growing the organization's resources.
NewLevel Group Goes to New Zealand!
Carrie Hays, a Senior Consultant with NewLevel Group, is conducting a training and team building workshop with the teachers and staff of the Boulcott School in New Zealand. Content for the workshop includes lessons from the “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”. Hays is a certified trainer in the “Seven Habits” and recently conducted a webinar on the topic for the Society of Food Service Management.
Expanded Database Indicates Significant Growth in Number of Nonprofits
NewLevel Group's searchable nonprofit database has been expanded to include larger nonprofits located in Napa, Sonoma, Solano and Marin. Our research revealed that the number of nonprofits in Napa alone grew almost 28% in just under three years.
Jackson Hole Philanthropists Explore Strategic Giving
John Heymann, NewLevel Group Founder and CEO, will conduct a workshop in Jackson Hole to help donors develop a strategic approach to giving. Heymann will lead a discussion about current trends in philanthropy, how to assess a nonprofit’s effectiveness; and ways for donors to achieve greater impact.
Lisa Toller Appointed to Co-Chair Climate Protection Task Force
Thousands of hours each year are spent by NewLevel Group employees volunteering in their communities. Lisa Toller, Principal and Senior Marketing Consultant with NewLevel Group, was recently appointed by the City Council of St. Helena to serve on the Climate Protection Task Force. The advisory group was formed to recommend strategies to the city to address global warming.
Demeter Group Hires NewLevel Group
NewLevel Group is working with investment banking and corporate development advisory firm, Demeter Group, to develop their advertising campaign. Well-known throughout the food and beverage industries for their specialized expertise, Demeter conducts mergers and acquisitions and valuations for wine businesses.
Transportation Planning Update Underway with NewLevel Group's Help
NewLevel Group has been tapped by the Napa County Transportation & Planning Agency (NCTPA) to provide community outreach coordination for Napa County’s Strategic Transportation Plan Update. NLG will be supporting the technical work of the transportation and planning engineering firm, DKS Associates, by gathering community input on critical transportation issues to enable the NCTPA to analyze and identify the best solutions and approaches for Napa's transportation future.
A whopping 90% of nonprofits believe wineries should be allowed to pour wine at fundraisers without a special permit.
"The wine industry is invaluable to our fundraising efforts." That opinion was shared by many of the 73 nonprofit agencies throughout Napa, Sonoma, Solano, and Marin Counties who responded to NewLevel Group’s survey – How Important are Winery Donations to Your Fundraising Efforts?
Child Support Services of Napa County transitions leadership with NewLevel Group’s help
Child Support Services of Napa County transitions leadership with NewLevel Group’s help. After 16 years as a Napa County employee, Natasha Merkuloff, the director of Child Support Services is retiring. In addition to the transition in leadership, the agency has recently undergone significant changes in its systems and procedures. With these two notable changes, Carrie Hays of NewLevel Group will be working with the staff at a day-long retreat on ways to manage the transitions effectively. Specifically, they will explore the ways in which staff interacts with each other, approaches problems, and makes decisions.