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APRA History: 1991

APRA Highlights

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APRA receives 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status and dues increased from $35 to $50.
Writing Award; Wesley Lindahl, "Differentiating Planned and Major Gift Prospects"

APRA Service Award
Bobbie Strand

Board Members
Lyn Day, President
Lily Beck, Membership Director
Margaret Fuhry, Professional Development Director
Joan M. Garrow, Secretary
John Gliha, Treasurer
Sandra Johnson, Publicity Director
Emily Pfizenmaier-Henderson, Conference Chair
Kathy Wilson, Vice President

August 8–10, 1991
600 attend Fourth Annual Conference, New Directions, New Connections, in Seattle, Washington

  • Keynote: Joanne Hayes, President and CEO of the AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy
  • Conference Chair: Emily Pfizenmaier-Henderson

October 1991
APRA mission statement released.

World Headlines

  • UN Ground Troops Led By U.S. Military Liberate Kuwait in 100 Hours
  • South Africa Moves to Dismantle Apartheid
  • End of the Cold War
  • Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev Resigns; Soviet Union Disbanded
  • LA Police Officers Beat Motorist Rodney King, Caught on Videotape
  • Jay Leno Succeeds Johnny Carson
  • Judge Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill Hearings Are Televised

Dow Jones

  • High — 3,169
  • Low — 2,470

Forbes' World's Richest — Top Three

  1. Taikichiro Mori; Japan; property development; $15 billion
  2. Yoshiaki Tsutsumi; Japan; land, railroads, resorts; $14 billion
  3. Sam Walton; U.S.; retailing; $9 billion
    (Sam Walton would have been the richest if he hadn't divided his $18 billion fortune among five family members.)

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