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Union County Non-Profits Invited to Free Virtual Workshop on Succession Planning, Oct. 27

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Nationally recognized speaker Pat Bohse will offer guidance on long term viability for local non-profit organizations.

Union County, NJ –The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites local non-profit organizations to attend Succession Planning – The Journey, a free professional development session on Wednesday, October 27 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM. Pat Bohse, President of Bohse & Associates, will present the program online through Zoom.

“Every organization needs to incorporate succession planning for long-term viability, and this workshop is designed to provide Union County grantees and other non-profits with reliable guidance that can help them continue to fulfill their community mission through the years,” said Commissioner Board Chairman Alexander Mirabella.

Organizations that have received funding through Union County’s Local Arts, History, and HEART grant programs are especially encouraged to attend the workshop. Other non-profit organizations are also welcome.

Registration is required at in order to access the Zoom link.

Succession planning enables organizations to prepare ahead of time when key staff members retire or leave due to family obligations, health issues or other circumstances. Ensuring a smooth transition of leadership roles is crucial for long term survival.

A nationally recognized speaker with more than 30 years of experience in advising non-profits on sustainable growth, Ms. Bohse will guide attendees on key aspects of succession planning.

Succession Planning – The Journey is funded in part by a grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

For more information, contact the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, a division of the Department of Parks and Recreation, at or 908-558-2550.

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at

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