COMMUNITY LEADERS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES HONORED AT UCP LAND OF LINCOLN ANNUAL MEETING
Springfield, IL, - United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Land of Lincoln’s Annual Meeting, hosted by Board Chair, Honorable Leo Zappa, was held on Thursday, November 1, 2012. One hundred and fifty people were in attendance at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, honoring organizations and individuals for their significant contributions to UCP.
UCP Land of Lincoln honored: Brandt Consolidated, “Outstanding Corporate Support;” Sue Suter, “Outstanding Board Member;” Representative Raymond Poe, Saul Morse and Darlene Horner, “Special Recognition,” The Cromwell Group Inc., “Outstanding Community Partner;” Gary Reynolds, “Outstanding Telethon VIP;” The Herron Family, “Outstanding Telethon Team;” Mark Drain; “Outstanding Volunteer;” Kathryn Andruch, “Outstanding Camp Volunteer;” St. John’s Hospital, “Employer of the Year;” Claudette Hayes, “Gene Schneider Leadership Award;” Alicia Barlow and Kyle Riddle, “David Dailey Community Employment Award;” Becky Cole, “Donna Newton Employee of the Year;” Staff Service Awards were given to Bridget Gilliam, Jessica Pierson, Trisha Ridgeway, Angela Noland and David Stout, “5 Year Service Award;” Crystal Cypress and Patricia O’Hara, “10 Year Service Award;” Joyce Keuchler“15 Year Service Award,” Kathy Leuelling and Dante Rice, “20 Year Service Award.”
UCPLL Decatur Office Accepts Chamber Award
On Wednesday, May 24, 2012 the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual awards ceremony at the Decatur Conference Center and Hotel. Decatur Director, Jenny Dawson, accepted the 2012 Outstanding Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award. “I’m very proud and honored to accept this award on behalf of our organization. We all work so hard and it a ppears that our community has taken notice.” said Dawson. “Decatur has been incredibly supportive and UCP could not be the successful agency we are without the support of our community and volunteers.
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UCP Land of Lincoln would like to thank the community for their support of the 2013 Telethon held on Sunday, January 27, 2013. UCP raised $343,000. Over 250 volunteers staffed the phone banks in Beardstown, Bloomington, Carlinville, Chatham, Decatur, Lincoln, Pawnee, Pleasant Plains, Springfield, Taylorville and Virden. The funds raised support programs and services provided by UCP Land of Lincoln for children and adults with all types of disabilities.
Jill Egizii and Paul Wappel hosted the six– hour Telethon with special guest hosts:
WICS morning and midday meteorologist, Joe Crain; former WICS news anchor, Julie Staley; WFMB morning talk show hosts, John Spalding & Michele Mitchell; WICS anchor/reporter Marrianne Manko, WICS anchor/reporter Liz Foster and Executive Director for the Hoogland Center for the Arts, Gus Gordon.
ADM, American, Business Club, Davis Financial Group, Green Toyota, Levi Ray and Shoup, Inc, Geo. A. Mueller Distributing - Miller Lite, Qik N Ez, Staley Family Foundation and Wal Mart
American Ambulance and CEFCU
Ashley Furniture, Boondocks, Brandt Consolidated, Bunn, Busey Bank, Crowne Plaza, Dr. & Mrs. Ted Sunder, Drake N Scruggs, EL Pruitt, Illinois Lottery, Jimmy John’s, Lewis Memorial Christian Village, Nelson’s Catering, Nicoud Insurance, PC Lawns , RAJAC Distributing, State House Inn and Zara’s Collision Center