Greetings to my fellow financial professionals! Last month I shared with you some of the 2013 developments with the FPA of Pittsburgh Board of Directors. Our various committees have developed several exciting opportunities for our members in the coming two months. This month I highlight some of those upcoming Events that you will want to make sure are on your calendar.
EDUCATION BREAKFAST MEETING
“VA BENEFITS PLANNING”
Presented by Andrew G. Sykes, Esquire & Michael V. Quatrini, Attorney
Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:30 AM-10:15 AM
Courtyard Pittsburgh North; 150 Cranberry Woods Drive; Cranberry Township, PA 16066
This breakfast program is free to FPA Members and just $25 for guests. The session has been approved for 2 CFP Credits, CLE Pending.
8TH ANNUAL FPA OF PITTSBURGH GOLF OUTING
Friday, May 3, 2013, 12:00 PM Shot Gun Start
Olde Stonewall Golf Club
This year’s highly anticipated event returns to the Olde Stonewall Golf Club and provides a unique opportunity to entertain clients and colleagues. The entrance fee includes locker room, practice facility with range balls, golf cart with GPS, 18 holes of golf, lunch, dinner and prizes. In an effort to please everyone and golfers of all skill levels, each foursome may choose to play a scramble or their own ball. Individual skill prizes will be presented as well as random door prizes.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum
The Financial Planning Association of Pittsburgh’s First Class Patriot Achievement Award will honor past and/or current community service done by veterans of any U.S. military branch, including reservists and National Guard, who reside in Western Pennsylvania. A $10,000 donation to Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard will be made by FPA of Pittsburgh in honor of the top award recipient. All nominees and veterans attending will be recognized at Saluting Service, which will be open to the public at no charge.
Prior to the program all attendees will be treated to a picnic dinner at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum. In addition to the award program, entertainment will be provided by the Trinity Jazz Orchestra with American Idol semi-finalist, Adam Brock as the featured vocalist. Join us on May 21 and Thank our Veterans!
Nominations are being accepted until March 31, 2013 and can be submitted online at http://www.fpapgh.org.
These types of events are made possible through our active membership and the generous support of our 2013 Corporate Sponsor Partners. Additional information regarding our 2013 Partnership Program is available online at FPA of Pittsburgh Partner Program.
You will not want to miss these cornerstone events of our FPA of Pittsburgh 2013 Calendar. We invite you to join us as we advance our learning and the financial planning profession in our local community!
Make 2013 a defining year in the lives of those you serve and in your businesses. I look forward to continuing to serve you in 2013.
Brian T. Gongaware