Monthly Meetings & Events

FREML generally meets the second Tuesday of every month (except July and August) at Beargrass Christian Church in St. Matthews. Coffee and networking begins at 8:00 a.m.; the program presentation begins about 8:20 and wraps up around 9:00. Visitors and guests are welcome!

  • 8:00 a.m. – Coffee and networking
  • 8:20 a.m. – Program presentation

Beargrass Christian Church
4100 Shelbyville Road
(Corner of Shelbyville Road and Browns Lane in St. Matthews)
Park in front and enter through the glass double doors.

December 11th, 2018
Point, Click, Post: How to take quality photos with your phone
Speaker: Sam Draut

November 13th, 2018
The ABC’s of Prospect Portfolio Management
Speaker: Linda Speed, President Community Foundation Southern Indiana

October 16th, 2018 DATE CHANGE
Q&A on Tax Reform in Kentucky
Speaker: Micheal Fine with Wyatt Tarrant & Combs LLP

September 11th, 2018
Form 990
Speaker: Lisa Jessie

August 14th, 2018
FREML Field Trip
Topic: Re-branding and $7.6MM capital campaign completion
Location: BsideU for Life
Time: 8:00 AM

July 10th, 2018
FREML SOCIAL – 4:30 to 6:30
Location: Monnik Beer Co. – Second Floor Event Space
1036 East Burnett Avenue

June 12th, 2018

May 8th, 2018
Benefits of Outsourcing Your Events
Speaker: Ina Miller, Co-Owner of Ina Marcella Events

April 10th, 2018
Social Media
Speaker: Linda Schuster

March 13th, 2018
Compression Planning: Better Decisions, Quicker
Speakers: Cecilia Peredo and Becky Crump

February 13th, 2018
Philanthropy under the New Tax Act & Other Conversation Topics for your Donors
Speaker: Beth Anderson, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, LLP

January 9th, 2018
The Local Way
Speaker: Dan Crutcher

December 12th, 2017
Holiday Breakfast- Please RSVP
Share Your Inspiration!

November 14th, 2017

October 10th, 2017
Half Day Summit with KyGPA
Location: JCPS Gheens Academy 

September 12th, 2017
Retirement Planning for the Nonprofit Professional
Speaker: Seema Sheth, Northwestern Mutual

August 8th, 2017- FIELD TRIP
Location: Waterfront Botanical Gardens

July 11th, 2017
Location: Sullivan’s Tap House

June 13th, 2017
Building Your Brand
Speaker: Katie Pilkington, CCPP

May 9th, 2017
Nonprofit Ethics Q&A
Speaker: Steven Koven, UofL

April 11th, 2017
Assume nothing: Identifying the assumptions that can doom your program to failure
Speaker: Alecia Kennedy

March 14th, 2017
Engaging Millennial Volunteers
Speaker: Ben Reno-Weber

February 14, 2017
The Dark Side of Special Events (tax implications)
Speakers: Anne Monell, Heather Singleton, and Stephanie Ubelhart

January 10th, 2017
Crowd Funding
Speaker: Darcy Thompson, Louisville Story Program

December 13th, 2016
Holiday Breakfast
Share Your Fundraising Tips

November 8th, 2016 (hosted at Family and Children’s Place)
Have You Heard the Story About the Non-Profit?
Speaker: Mary Beth Kerekes

October 11th, 2016 (at Beargrass Christian Church)
Discussion on Donor Database
Speaker: Travis Kerns

September 6th,  2016 (Donor Retention Summit)
Half day workshop with Bloomerang
Location: Spalding University
College Street Building – Spalding Campus
812 2nd Street 40203

August 9th, 2016 (FIELD TRIP)
Meeting and tour at Speed Museum
Speaker: Joanne Caridis

July 12, 2016 (NO MORNING MEETING)
Summer Social
at 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen
(4:30 – 6:00 pm)

June 14th, 2016
Direct Mail for Nonprofit Fundraising
Speaker: Karen Olson

May 10th, 2016
Developing Annual Sustainability
Speakers: FREML Scholarship Winners