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FALCONER GROUP REPRESENTATIVES TO ATTEND COUNCIL OF MICHIGAN;
FOUNDATIONS ANNUAL CONFERENCE

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH, OCTOBER 6, 2006 Ė Leslie Falconer and Carmen Stevens of Falconer Group will attend "Delivering on the Promise of Philanthropy," the Council of Michigan Foundations' 34th annual conference on October 15 in Kalamazoo. The conference includes sessions on governance, education, civil rights, youth grantmaking, education, donor development, and more.

The event will serve as a platform for the Falconer Group to reach out to existing and potential foundation clients, whom the firm serves in its Philanthropic division. Philanthropic services provided by the firm include endowment campaign assessment and design, donor engagement strategies, assistance in establishing local and international giving circles, charitable gift planning, and services for family foundations including facilitation, next generation planning and investment management.

It is the Xth consecutive CMF annual conference attended by a member of Falconer Group.

Falconer Group is an independent investment and philanthropic consulting firm that measures success via the "triple bottom line" of financial return, social responsibility and long-term sustainability. The firmís services include financial planning, investment management, educational programs, and philanthropic services. Falconer Group was founded in 1998 by Erik and Leslie Falconer. The firm is located in Traverse City, Mich. Families or non-profit organizations interested in arranging a private, complimentary consultation can call 231.946.5320 or visit www.falconergroup.com.

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Luke Haase
231.932.0400
lhaase@intelligenceagency.com