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National Youth Development Organization Camp Fire Names Dave Albano to Board of Trustees

  National Youth Development Organization Camp Fire Names Dave Albano to Board of Trustees Albano brings more than 30 years of leadership experience from global telecommunications, IT, and entrepreneurship to Camp Fire   KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (July 24, 2019)… Read More >

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Camp Fire to Expand Teen Leadership Programs and Amplify Youth Voice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 24, 2019 $125,000 Investment from The Hearst Foundations Will Expand Camp Fire’s Teen Leadership Programs and Amplify Youth Voice Kansas City, MO. – The Hearst Foundations have invested $125,000 in national youth development organization, Camp Fire,… Read More >

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Camp Fire Welcomes New Board Member Sonya Richburg

Camp Fire Names Sonya Richburg, Lead Counsel for Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, to its National Board of Trustees Richburg brings 20 years of corporate legal expertise and passion to the national youth organization     Youth development organization Camp Fire is… Read More >

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Camp Fire Welcomes New Board Member Ken Schoeneck

Camp Fire Names Global Business Leader Ken Schoeneck of Ingersoll Rand to its National Board of Trustees Schoeneck brings 32 years of technology and business innovation experience to the national organization   National youth development organization Camp Fire is proud… Read More >

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Camp Fire Welcomes New Board Member Jeanetta Darno

Camp Fire Names Award-Winning Diversity and Inclusion Leader Jeanetta Darno to its National Board of Trustees Darno brings more than 20 years of experience in Fortune 100 companies and leadership as a highly-decorated military veteran to the national organization  … Read More >

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Meet Ben Matthews, Camp Fire’s Diversity & Inclusion Program Consultant

Ben Matthews is Camp Fire National Headquarters’ new program consultant for diversity and inclusion. Ben’s role is supported by a CAMPER grant (Camp Accessibility, Meaningful Participation, and Equal Representation), a three-year initiative to better include three underserved youth populations at… Read More >

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Camp Fire Appoints Greg Zweber as New President and CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2019 National youth development organization, Camp Fire, is proud to announce the appointment of Greg Zweber as President and CEO. Zweber brings 24 years of nonprofit and corporate experience to the role and most recently served as the… Read More >

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Letter from the CEO: Goodbye & Closing Remarks

Cathy Tisdale

The past, nearly nine years as President and CEO of Camp Fire have been the best—and the hardest—work of my professional life. I began with an unwavering belief that if Camp Fire rose again to its former prominence and glory,… Read More >

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Celebrating Betty Rutherford

Betty Rutherford, a long time Camp Fire leadership volunteer and civic leader, passed away January 20 in Ft. Worth, Texas. Betty met and married the “love of her life”, race car driver Johnny Rutherford, and later served as Vice President,… Read More >

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