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Social Media for Nonprofits Conference Close-up: Domenick Casuccio, Valentine Richmond History Center


Learn about Domenick Casuccio of the Valentine Richmond History Center and Intergenerational Views on Social Technologies panelist at ConnectVA’s upcoming 2013 Social Media for Nonprofits Conference – Engaging Your Audience: From Boomers to Millennials (and Beyond), hosted by Community Idea Stations | WCVE.

“Social media plays an integral role in how we are empowering people and organizations to engage in ongoing dialogue about the region’s past and how that past can positively shape our collective future.”

How do you keep yourself or your organization thinking about and using technology creatively?

We are always trying new things. Some things work and some do not but I think many organizations have veered away from trying new things and sometimes you just have to think outside the box — be willing to try something out knowing that it might not have the outcome that you are hoping for. 

3 things you want people to know about you:

  • I’m passionate about my pets (one dog and two cats), physical fitness, and social media

3 things you want people to know about your organization:

  • We have a huge collection of objects — over 1.5 million!
  • We have the largest costume and textile collection in the south with some amazing items — like Robert E. Lee’s boots!
  • We are currently undergoing a major renovation of our galleries, lobby, gift shop and education center but we are still open for visitors. The new space will be revealed in Fall 2014.  

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Domenick Casuccio is Marketing Communications Director with more than 10 years experience developing and implementing strategic marketing and branding efforts, managing public relations efforts and handling media relations in the nonprofit healthcare industry as well as the arts and cultural community. In his current role, he has led a comprehensive social media and marketing campaign to increase visitation, visibility, and membership for the museum, its programs, and tours. He received his Bachelor of Science in Journalism specializing in Public Relations from West Virginia University. 

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