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Celebrating Local Philanthropy Workshop, Lunch – Nov. 14, 2019
November 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
The 2019 Celebrating Local Philanthropy Luncheon and Nonprofits Workshop took place Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Normal.
The Philanthropy events kicked off with a Nonprofits Workshop in the morning.The topic of the Workshop was “Cyber Securing Your Nonprofit in the 21st Century.” Keynote speaker was Brian Hatcher, owner/chief technologist of Brick Technology Group. Additional speakers were Ryan Denham, digital content director of WGLT, and Brad Park, Community Services Officer at Normal Police Department.
The Celebrating Local Philanthropy Luncheon followed the workshop and honored the 2019 Philanthropists of the Year – Paul and Sandra Harmon of Normal. Past grant recipients Mike Romagnoli of Community Health Care Clinic and Corin and Todd Chapman of the Harmony Park Project spoke about the impact of receiving funding from IPCF. Music during lunch was provided by the Sunshine Bells, an ensemble group with the Bloomington-Normal Community Bells who received a grant in 2018.
Both Philanthropy Day events were sponsored by Jeff Secord and Scott Davis with Renaissance Wealth Management BN and Drake Zimmerman with First Allied Securities.