YWCA Elgin Leader Luncheon Nominees Announced

YWCAElginThe YWCA Elgin announced the nominees for the thirty-second annual Leader Luncheon Awards and EYPN’s very own Kari Christensen was among them.

Kari was nominated for the Marguerite Henry Award for Communication/Technology for her volunteer service to many Elgin area organizations as well as her dedication to promoting the Elgin community thru thoughtful and thorough social media and marketing practices. Kari owns and operates Trillium Link LLC, a consulting company that provides writing services, creative assistance and social media services to particularly budget conscious organizations such as nonprofits and small businesses.

For a complete list of the 2015 Leader Luncheon nominees, click here!

The 2015 YWCA Elgin Leader Luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 7 at The Seville in Streamwood beginning at 11am. The event is attended by hundreds of community leaders, businesses, not for profit representatives and volunteers to acknowledge and honor women from Elgin and surrounding communities who have made significant contributions to the Arts, Business & Professions, Communications/Technology, Education, Public Service, Social Service, Volunteer/Community Service and Racial Justice.

Let’s all support Kari at this prestigious community event. Reservations for this year’s Leader Luncheon can be made online at YWCAElgin.org/LL2015 or call the YWCA Elgin at 847-742-7930.

EYPN Wins Elgin Image Award

Pictured left to right: Kari Christensen, Saul Acevedo, Christina Pearson, Megan Ault, Krisilee Murphy, Becky Hardekopf, Jason Pawlowski, Charlene Sligting, Justin Budd and Jennifer Cook.

Pictured left to right: Kari Christensen, Saul Acevedo, Christina Pearson, Megan Ault, Krisilee Murphy, Becky Hardekopf, Jason Pawlowski, Charlene Sligting, Justin Budd and Jennifer Cook.

Elgin Young Professionals Network was among several individuals, organizations and projects honored with an Elgin Image Award at the 23rd Annual Elgin Image Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 19 at The Centre of Elgin’s Heritage Ballroom.

We are very proud of our network’s accomplishments and humbled to be recognized by the City of Elgin’s Image Commission. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners and nominees.

A huge thank you to all of our members, past and present, for helping grow EYPN into the thriving network that it is today.

If you are interested in joining EYPN and learning more about what we do in the community, please visit our Membership Page.

Elgin Seeking Image Award Nominees

elgin-300x180Elgin’s Image Advisory Commission is now seeking nominations for its prestigious Image Awards which annually recognizes individuals, businesses and organizations that have had a positive impact on Elgin.

Categories include Individual/Professional, Individual/Volunteer, Projects (such as special events, fundraising projects and neighborhood improvements), Organizations/Businesses and Citizenship.

The deadline to submit nominations is January 23, 2015 at 5pm. Winners are selected by members of the Image Advisory Commission, and will be honored at the annual Image Awards event scheduled for March 19, 2015 at The Centre of Elgin, 100 Symphony Way. Nomination forms are available on the City’s website www.cityofelgin.org, Robert Gilliam Municipal Complex and The Centre of Elgin. For more information or questions regarding the Image Awards contact Barb Keselica, Special Events and Community Engagement Manager, at 847-531-7056.

Click here to access the Image Awards nomination form online.