Mark Your Calendars! APRA-NW Financial Research Seminar, February 11, 2003

Kathryn Norris knorris at
Tue Jan 28 16:41:53 PST 2003



Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement-Northwest
We are pleased to announce the February APRA-NW meeting, featuring research and financial analysis expert and president of Prospect Information Network (P!N) David Lawson, who will uncover the people and companies prospering in today's bear market, explain the methods used to find and rate successful private businesses, and examine the shifting economic climate as it relates to fundraising. This is a can't-miss opportunity for prospect researchers!

Event: APRA-NW 2003 Financial Research Seminar, "Where's the Money Now?"

When: Tuesday, February 11, 2003, 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Where: Electrical Engineering Building, Room 303
University of Washington, Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA 98195

To get an expanded view of the campus, click on the turquoise box in the top-left corner of the web page that says "home map."

Parking is available in the Central Plaza Underground Parking Garage, just northwest of the Electrical Engineering building. The daily parking rate is $8, but refunds are distributed upon exit for visits under 4 hours.


1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. David Lawson, President, Prospect Information Network

David Lawson began his fundraising career as editor of six editions of The Foundation 500, from 1974 to 1981. In 1981, he founded The Information Prospector, which employed over 30 researchers and writers and produced 300 in-depth financial and biographical profiles monthly. In 1988, he created CDA/Investnet's (now Thomson Financial), Securities MATCH product and in 1994, he created both their real estate MATCH product and their FACT$ Viewer database. He also was the creator of "Wall Street for Fund Raisers" seminar. In 1997, David founded Prospect Information Network, a firm offering prospect identification and software to the nonprofit community. Mr. Lawson is a frequent conference speaker, a member of APRA, and a CASE Steuben Apple Award recipient.

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Questions and Networking


Cost: Free for APRA-NW and national APRA members
$10 for non-members

Mail Payment to:
c/o Jenny Senh
United Way of King County
107 Cherry St.
Seattle, WA 98104-2266

RSVP by February 7 to Kathryn Norris at: knorris at If you have further questions, please call 206-221-6412. (If you register at the door, please bring a check or exact change in the amount listed above.)

For membership information, contact Susan Corcoran Hayes at: schayes at Membership applications will be available at the door.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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