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Gay Bowl player survey kicks off today 0

Posted on January 20, 2011 by Shane Kinkennon

Today, the NGFFL launched an online survey of players from Gay Bowl X in Phoenix. It’s the first step in an effort to hear much more from the people the NGFFL serves.

We’re reaching out to Gay Bowl alums right now. But as the year progresses, we’ll be asking for input and opinions from far more people who play gay and lesbian flag football around the country. There is much for us to learn and share from our great local leagues, programs and players. Read the rest of this entry →

Call scheduled with local leagues on emerging corporate-partnership strategy 1

Posted on January 14, 2011 by Shane Kinkennon

The NGFFL board is fundamentally rethinking how the organization approaches sponsorship arrangements with national corporations. We’re evolving from a mindset of short-term transactions to one of long-term partnerships. A key part of that rethinking is opening doors for member cities to access those sponsorship dollars for their teams, leagues and events.

To that end, the NGFFL’s director of partnerships Cyd Zeigler is hosting a conference call next Wednesday evening, January 19, with the national league’s designated local contacts nationwide.  You can find a draft of the new plan here. He will discuss the new strategy, gather input, and gauge interest in participating. It’ll be an important conversation, and we encourage all local league commissioners and / or sponsorship directors to participate.   Read the rest of this entry →

New task forces, fresh ideas, greater input to headline this month’s NGFFL board meeting 0

Posted on January 11, 2011 by Shane Kinkennon

The new board of the NGFFL has its second monthly meeting via conference call tonight. The agenda for that call is included at the end of this post.

OK, I know conference call agendas don’t make for riveting reading. But we want to keep a window open into how the board is spending its time. You’ll see some interesting things referenced like a new Gay Bowl Progress Evolution Task Force, a “taking your local league to the next level” video series, and an all-new corporate partnership strategy that could be fairly revolutionary for the organization.  I’ll leave it at that for now — some very good thinking is happening in all these areas, and I don’t want to steal any thunder. Read the rest of this entry →

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