Association News: Minnesota Do-Gooders Club hosts its 2014 Content Conference on May 15 for nonprofit marketing and communications

The early bird rate costs $90 through March 30, after which the rate will be $125. Attendance is limited.

Association News: April 1, Great White Fail Whale, presented by Minnesota Do-Gooders Club

Panelists include:
* Chris Oien, web communications associate at the Minnesota Council on Foundations
* Kate O’Reilly, founder and CEO of CleverKate
* Cary Walski, technology education and outreach coordinator with MAP for Nonprofits, and web developer and owner of
* Laura Zabel, executive director of Springboard for the Arts

Association News: Lights, Smartphone, Action!, presented March 25 by Minnesota Do-Gooders Club

Panelists include: Chris Hudson, editor of Architecture Minnesota; Brant Miller, company member of Four Humors Theater; Chuck Olsen, CEO of VidTiger; Bill Stiteler, creative director of Studio Meddling.

Association news: March 18, Minnesota Do-Gooders Club presents Cash in on Good Advice: Marketing for Fundraising

“We have now passed the half-way point in our 2013 series of panel discussions. We also invite people to continue the discussion online, sharing their ideas on the Do-Gooders’ blog and social channels. You also can listen to our free podcasts which feature many of the series’ panelists.”

Association news: Media Mayhem, presented March 11 by Minnesota Do-Gooders Club

Panelists include: Natascha Shawver, communications consultant for the League of Rural Voters; Quinton Skinner, director of communications with the Guthrie Theater; Robin Smothers, APR, social media and marketing specialist with the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board; Heather West, president of Heather West Public Relations

Association news: It Takes a Village, Marketing through Volunteers and Advocates, March 4

Minnesota Do-Gooders Club hosts “It Takes a Village: Marketing through Volunteers and Advocates” on Mon., March 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Joule

Association news: Beauty is a Beast, presented Feb. 25 by Minnesota Do-Gooders Club

Minnesota Do-Gooders Club hosts “Beauty is a Beast: Creating a Strong Visual Brand” on Mon., Feb. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Joule, 1200 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis. Series passes and individual event tickets are available at

Association News: Minnesota Do-Gooders Club hosts marketing and communications series on Mondays, Feb. 25-April 1, 2013

Series tickets on sale now. Individual tickets will be for sale beginning Feb. 1. Seating is limited. Tickets are transferable.

Client news: 5 by 5 Design donates art benefitting Full Cycle, helping homeless youth

5 by 5 Design donated custom-created bicycle wheel artwork for a fundraising event benefiting Full Cycle, a nonprofit organization that employs homeless youth in Minneapolis and teaches them bike repair and business skills.

Client news: 5 by 5 Design celebrates 5th anniversary with financial stability, strong client relationships; “Give back” tops the company’s five tips for success

“Believe in karma. What you put out in the world eventually comes back around. Plus, giving back makes you feel good and you might learn something along the way.” – Wendy Ruyle, co-founder of 5 by 5 Design