Foundation Secures Donations In Support of Our Students

The Lincoln Land Community College Foundation applauds your efforts in helping our students fulfill their educational goals!

_G1C1552.CR2Gifts to the annual staff and faculty LEAGUE campaign are still being received.  To date, the Foundation has received $55,488 in pledges from 175 staff and faculty members!  This money benefits students like Peggy, who after an 18-year hiatus, hesitantly returned to college, but with clear goals in mind including being the first in her family to receive a degree and to open her own catering business someday. Thanks to your generous donations, Peggy was the recipient of the Lincoln Land Foundation First Generation Student Scholarship, which has helped her pay tuition.

June edition of Foundation’s “Circle of Friends”

The LLCC Foundation offers its thanks to all our generous donors for making a difference in the lives of LLCC students!  That gratitude extends to the Bertrand Hopper Foundation for their major gift to the “Grow Beyond” endowment campaign, our amazing faculty and staff who pledged more than $55,000 (a record!) to the annual L.E.A.G.U.E. campaign, our generous gala donors and more.  Read all about the good news in the June edition of “Circle of Friends.”

8th Annual LLCC Gala Raises Funds for LLCC Students

Lincoln Land Community College Foundation’s 8th Annual Gala was held at the college on Saturday, May 3. Approximately 270 people attended this elegant evening featuring a gourmet dinner prepared by our culinary students and instructors. Guests were treated to entertainment provided by LLCC’s Concert Choir, the Stolen Moments Jazz Band and LLCC’s Big Band. The Gala is the Foundation’s single largest fundraiser for unrestricted student support. Preliminary estimates are that $67,000 in net revenue was raised in support of student learning at LLCC. Our sincerest thanks to all our sponsors, donors, friends, staff, faculty and volunteers who help make this event a success.

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LEAGUE News

Today is the last day to make your payroll deduction pledge to the LEAGUE campaign and be entered  into the drawing for $150.  We have now surpassed last year’s total of $52,000 in donations.

Deadline Reminders

 Friday, April 25 is the last date for all major purchases

Major purchases for equipment, material, or supplies should be placed.

An on-line requisition must be done, approved by corresponding Budget Manager(s), with correct account number(s), and forwarded to the Purchasing Department.

L.E.A.G.U.E. Campaign also ends Friday, April 25!

Thanks to all our generous faculty and staff for their donations of more than $51,000 to the 2014 LEAGUE campaign…and for all you do every day on behalf of our students.  There’s still time to join the LEAGUE and help us reach our goal of $52,000!

If you still wish to give, stop by the Foundation, level one Menard Hall, or give us a call at 6-2785.  As an incentive, you may be eligible for $150 cash gift, donated by the President and Cabinet, by selecting payroll deduction.  How easy is that?

L.E.A.G.U.E. Campaign Ending Friday, April 25!

The 2014 edition of the LLCC Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign will soon be coming to a close and we invite you to join the team in support of our students!

Thanks to all our generous faculty and staff for their donations of more than $51,000 to the 2014 LEAGUE campaign…and for all you do every day on behalf of our students.  There’s still time to join the LEAGUE and help us reach our goal of $52,000!

If you still wish to give, stop by the Foundation, level one Menard Hall, or give us a call at 6-2785.  As an incentive, you may be eligible for $150 cash gift, donated by the President and Cabinet, by selecting payroll deduction.  How easy is that?

Funds from this campaign go directly to support LLCC students through scholarships, grants and more.  As a donor, you choose where the money goes.  The LLCC Foundation realizes you have choices in what charities you choose to support and given the ever increasing demands on individual and family budgets, please know how grateful we are that you’ve chosen the students of LLCC.

As a small token of thanks, the L.E.A.G.U.E campaign offers some gifts at various giving levels.  (based on 24 pay periods per year)

  • $20 per pay – All incentives (or annual gift of $480)
  • $10 per pay – Coleman cooler (or annual gift of $240)
  • $7 per pay – L.E.A.G.U.E. short-sleeved T-shirt (or annual gift of $240)
  • $5 per pay – Barrel coffee mug (or annual gift of $120)
  • $3 per pay – USB car charger (or annual gift of $72)
  • $1 per pay – Power clip (or annual gift of $24)

Thanks to everyone who has joined in the fun of the 2014 L.E.A.G.U.E. Campaign.  Giving truly begins here, with our own.  Thank you for your outstanding support!

Latest Issue of Foundation’s “Circle of Friends” Newsletter

Click here to read the April/May 2014 issue of the LLCC Foundation newsletter ” Circle of Friends.” This issue features a story about United Community Bank’s generous gift to the “Grow Beyond” endowment campaign, the latest news on LLCC’s Gala coming up May 3, an announcement of the 2014 Pearson Master Teacher finalists, a great photo from the LEAGUE kickoff, and more.

LLCC Honors Club off to great start with “Be A Hero Campaign” press conference

IMG_6912Lincoln Land Community College is 1 of 21 colleges participating in the Secretary of State’s “Be A Hero Campaign” to promote organ/tissue donor awareness and to increase registration in Illinois.  A press conference was held Tuesday, April 8 to promote the efforts of the LLCC Honors Club in promoting this effort.  To view photos from the event, click HERE.  For more information, visit the LLCC “Be a Hero Campaign” Facebook Page.

LEAGUE Winners Announced

Penny Wars: Congratulations to the 2014 LEAGUE Penny Wars Champions, LLCC-Jacksonville.  A total of $423.29 was raised for the LLCC Foundation’s Pay It Forward Fund which helps students who need emergency assistance.  The results for each department who participated are attached here.

Raffle Winners: Congratulations also goes to the winner of the Kindle Fire HD and $25 Amazon gift card – Mark Roehrs, Professor of History in the Social Sciences department. The winner of the 50/50 cash drawing is Gary Armour, Laboratory Safety Coordinator, with the Mathematics and Sciences department.  He won $145.75.

There is still time to make your pledge to this year’s LEAGUE campaign.  Stop by the Foundation office to complete your form and receive your thank you gifts!  So far staff and faculty have donated $46,274 to the campaign.

LEAGUE Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following supporters of this year’s  LEAGUE Campaign:

Barry Lamb is the winner of the first $150 cash prize that is made possible by donations from LLCC Cabinet Members.

Darlene Krone won two Cardinal tickets donated by Jennie O’Malley and Austin Simpson.

There is still time to make your donation to the LEAGUE Campaign and be eligible for an additional $150 cash giveaway at the end of the campaign.

Purchase your raffle tickets by 5 pm today for a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD or be included in the 50/50 cash drawing.