Detroit, MI, December 18, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (www.cfsem.org) recently promoted Ashleigh V. Laabs to communications specialist. Laabs will support the Foundation’s marketing, public relations and communications through the use of new media tools and technologies.
Laabs joined the Community Foundation in June 2008 as administrative assistant to the communications department.
In her role as communications specialist, Laabs will develop and implement online communications strategies to promote and enhance the Foundation’s work.
Laabs holds a Bachelor’s of Applied Arts degree in public relations from Central Michigan University and is currently working toward a master’s degree in public relations from Michigan State University.
The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is a permanent community endowment built by gifts from thousands of individuals and organizations committed to the future of southeast Michigan. The Foundation works to improve the region’s quality of life by connecting those who care with causes that matter. The Foundation supports a wide variety of activities benefiting education, arts and culture, health, human services, community development and civic affairs. Since its inception, the Foundation has distributed more than $390 million through more than 34,000 grants to nonprofit organizations throughout Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Washtenaw, St. Clair and Livingston counties. For more information, please visit www.cfsem.org.