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November 7, 2016

Social Entrepreneurship

The St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship welcomed social entrepreneur Joe Keenan, President of the The Graybeards on November 7, 2016 for a talk on how entrepreneurs can also be altruistic.

(Learn about Social Entrepreneurship)

The conversation was moderated by Lou Pastina '79, Chair of the Advisory Board of the Center and former Executive Vice-President of the New York Stock Exchange.

Keenan discussed how to start a 501-c-3 organization and how to create by-laws and a mission statement that focus the organizations' efforts and make meaningful contributions to the community.

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A former Queens assistant district attorney now in private practice, Joe also guides The Graybeards, a 15 year-old non-profit organization that has dedicated itself to helping people in need. The organization is a grass-roots response to 9/11 and has distributed millions of dollars to families devastated by 9/11, Hurricane Sandy, and other everyday disasters. Joe will discuss how to start a non-profit 501-c-3 organization and how to create by-laws and a mission statement that focus the organizations' efforts and make meaningful contributions to the community.

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