Bailey Announces CBBT Fundraising is at 16% of Goal for Year

At the March 15 HBA of Greater Springfield general membership meeting, HBA President Matt Bailey updated the membership on a key strategic initiative from the HBA’s newly adopted strategic plan. In order to be effective in the HBA’s political advocacy efforts, a healthy political action committee must be maintained and strengthened. This fact guided HBA board members to set an annual goal in the association’s strategic plan of consistently raising $30,000 per year for the Coalition for Building a Better Tomorrow. A key strategy of the goal is also to increase participation to include a broader cross-section of the HBA membership. As the first quarter of 2011 neared its end, Bailey provided an early look at how the association is doing as it works toward this key goal: