For the Love of Children Annual Luncheon
The Central Regional Advisory Board hosts its major annual fundraiser, For the Love of Children luncheon, each year to support critical programs and services for Bloomington/Normal area children and families.
Thanks to our caring community, in 2017 we raised more than $27,900 for the agency’s programs and services in our area!
Click here to view photos from the event.
Advisory Board Overview
The Regional Advisory Board supports the mission of the agency and its members serve as advocates and ambassadors for the agency about the issues facing the children and families we serve.
In 2016, the Central Region served more than 2,200 vulnerable children and families.
The Advisory Board also helps secure resources for the area’s programs including:
• Foster Care
• Child & Family Counseling
• Early Childhood Care & Education
• Intact Family Services
• Parent Support Prevention
• Early Intervention
• Youth Services
Advisory Board Members
Chair, Lisa Sparks, retired State Farm
Fran Brandau, retired Unit 5
Jordan Carpenter, First State Bank
Greg Cook, Great Plains Media
Joy Doran, retired Illinois Wesleyan University
Marie Eledge, State Farm
Dave Fedor, Snyder Companies
Dennis Fries, retired BOPI
Judi Jacobs, formerly with State Farm
Jenny Kaufman, Bridgestone Fire
Stacie Killian, Children’s Home & Aid Helping Hand Auxiliary Liaison
Chris McConnell, Paul Davis Restoration
Lori Morris, Morris Packaging
Scott Murphy, Scott Murphy and Assoc.
Anthony Petersen, Weavers Rent-All
Marta Traylor, First Farmers State Bank
Jill Thomas, Illinois State University
Diana Witte, Heartland Bank and Trust
Paul Van Ness, retired State Farm
Join the Central Regional Advisory Board
For more information on board activities in the Bloomington/Normal region, please contact Laura Cordero at firstname.lastname@example.org.