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Happy New Year from AFP Alabama!

We hope you all had a happy holiday season and a successful year-end giving campaign!


Thank you for being a part of AFP Alabama in 2014. We look forward to seeing you in 2015!


Mark your calendars for our 2015 Chapter meetings:

Feb 11 (Click link to register now!)

Apr 8

Jun 10

Aug 12

Oct 14

Dec 9


11:30 to 1 pm

Location TBA


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