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CHNA 15 and SCI offering 3 Free Social Media Trainings

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CHNA 15 will be sponsoring 3 free social media training sessions for nonprofit organizations led by Social Capital Inc.’s President, David Crowley. The sessions will be hands-on and progress from beginner, intermediate through advanced lessons.


All sessions will be hosted at Grandview Farm 55 Center Street, Burlington and the schedule goes as follows:



Wednesday, December 2, 2015 9:30 am – 12:30 pm (SNOW DATE December 9, 2015)


This session will be geared towards the new social media user and will highlight the significance of common social platforms including Facebook and Twitter. There will be a hands-on portion of the session and it is recommended that participants bring a laptop or tablet device or at the least, a smartphone with access to the web.  It is also recommended participants sign up for a Facebook profile before the session and have several images from their organization to work with.


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