Nonprofit event planners offer advice

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The transcript for Planning Special Events During a Recession, an online chat for nonprofit fundraisers, is now available at The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s website. One question: What, if anything, are you changing about your events specifically because of the recession? Part of the answer from Jim Leighton of the Children’s Cancer Research Fund in Minneapolis: “We need to be sensitive to the fact that in a down economy lavish events may be seen as inappropriate.”