Executive Service Corps is holding their annual Celebration of Volunteer Service luncheon on Tuesday, April 11, at the Palmer House Hilton. The reception begins at 11 a.m., and the luncheon event is at noon. The mission of the Executive Service Corps is to make nonprofits successful. Now in its 39th year in Chicago, the Executive Service Corps achieve its mission by providing consulting, coaching, and professional services to fellow nonprofit organizations.
With the help of more than 300 volunteers, the Executive Service Corps serves 100–150 nonprofit organizations and 1.3 million people annually. The Celebration of Volunteer Service luncheon honors the volunteers and the work of ESC in our community.
“We at the Executive Service Corps (ESC) cannot say thank you enough for the incredible work of our 300 volunteers. They serve as consultants, coaches, professionals, and supporters of more than 150 nonprofit clients each year. We are grateful for their incredible work. We honor them and the many community institutions that make our city great at our Annual Celebration of Volunteer Service Luncheon,” says Rachelle Jervis, president & CEO of Executive Service Corps, and a resident of Highland Park.
Included in the honorees at the event are several residents of the North Shore. Mike Snipes of Lincolnshire will receive the Hall of Fame Award for 1,500 hours of volunteer service in 2016. Joseph M. Ross of Highland Park will receive the A. Dean Swift Distinguished Service Award for 3,000 hours of volunteer service in 2016. George Krafcisin of Glencoe will receive the Golden Service Award for 5,000 hours of volunteer service in 2016.
This year the Executive Service Corps’ keynote speaker will be Erik Larson, the author of five New York Times best-sellers, including “The Devil in the White City” and, most recently, “Dead Wake.”
“Through the leadership of volunteers, the Executive Service Corps (ESC) is able to provide vital services to over 150 nonprofits every year. We gather to celebrate them, and all who serve our community, at our annual Celebration of Volunteer Service Luncheon,” says Joel Hurwitz, COVS committee chairperson and Executive Service Corps board member, and resident of Highland Park.
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