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Wednesday, February 17th - AFP of NWA Monthly Luncheon Meeting

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3 Point Solution to Finding Your Community Niche

Presented by Sach Oliver, Bailey & Oliver Law Firm

This simple process of realizing your passions, talents, and our community needs will find your niche in the community.

Passions:

When is the last time you conducted a self-analysis on what you are most passio.nate about? Our passions are what motivate us to achieve excellence and help others.

Talents:

What is your awesomeness? In order to serve our community we must embrace our best talents, hone those skills, and use our talents to serve others. In the process, we must know our weaknesses. Focused giving of our best talents will lead to long term giving and better results for the beneficiary. 

Community Needs:

Where are the true community needs? If we are focusing our resources in an area in the community where there is not a true need, then we will find ourselves frustrated, without purpose, and using passions and talents where it is not needed the most. On the other hand, if our passions and talents are focused on a true need, everyone benefits over and over.

Sach Oliver is a trial lawyer and partner with the Bailey & Oliver Law Firm in Rogers, Arkansas. The Bailey & Oliver Law Firm has a regional practice focusing exclusively on catastrophic injury and death cases. Sach primarily works on 18 wheeler, construction work site, and medical malpractice cases. His role on the team involves litigation stategy, depositions, negotiations, and all aspects of the trial. Sach recently received the 2015 Outstanding Trial Lawyer award from the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. He has been a guest speaker for AAJ and numerous other conventions throughout the U.S. Sach gives back to his community by volunteering as an auctioneer for various local charity events and to date has helped raise over one million dollars for northwest Arkansas charities.

Registration opens at 11:30 - Luncheon 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Meeting location: John Brown University Rogers Center
2807 Ajax Avenue, Suite 200

Members: $12/$15 at the door
Non-Members: $20

For February you have the opportunity to register for the entire year of luncheon meetings and get one meeting free.

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