Brenda L. Yarnell, Ph.D., Jill Egizii and Brian McFadden
COMMUNITY LEADERS HONORED AT
UCP LAND OF LINCOLN ANNUAL MEETING
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Land of Lincoln’s Annual Meeting, hosted by Business Services Liaison, Brian McFadden, was held on Thursday, November 12, 2015. One hundred and twenty were in attendance at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, honoring organizations and individuals for their significant contributions to UCP.
UCP Land of Lincoln honored: Staley Family Foundation, “Outstanding Corporate Support;” Beth Langen, “Outstanding Board Member;” Jill Egizii, and Hardee’s, “Special Recognition;” Knights of Columbus #364; “Outstanding Community Partner;” Gary Reynolds, “Outstanding Telethon VIP;” The Herron Family, “Outstanding Telethon Team;” Mark DeGroot; “Outstanding Volunteer;” Jillian Clifton, “Outstanding Camp Volunteer;” Bemco Mattress Co., “Employer of the Year;” Macklin Coffin, “David Dailey Community Employment Award;” Karen Douglas, “Donna Newton Employee of the Year;” Staff Service Awards were given to Reba Love, Shameca Lewis, Merle McConaha, Charles Stobaugh and Jennifer Dawson , “5 Year Service Award;” Karen Douglas and Dixie Smith “10 Year Service Award;”
United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln provides services to 645 individuals and their families with various disabilities in Central Illinois. Services include job training and placement, assistive technology, summer camps, residential support, day services, case management and advocacy.