In 2020-2021, the Community Service Committee was co-chaired by Jesse Bowman and Lisa Winkler. The members of the committee were Mike McMillan, Nan Norton, Lucy Robbins, and Patricia Scott. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no in-person community service activities were planned. Continue reading CALL Community Service Committee 2020-2021 Annual Report
Co-Chairs: Jamie Sommer and Lisa Winkler
Members: Clanitra Nejdl, Lucy Robbins, Patricia Scott, Sarah Walangitan, Mike McMillan, and Nan Norton
Board Liaison: Megan Butman Continue reading CALL Community Service Committee 2019-2020 Annual Report
Co-Chairs: Patricia Scott & Jamie Sommer
Members: Anne Danberg, Claire Toomey Durkin, Valerie Kropf, Nan Norton, Jamie Stewart
Board Liaison: Scott Vanderlin
Our Committee met virtually, via email, throughout the year to suggest, investigate, and choose Chicago-based organizations to highlight and collect donations for at our business meetings. Different Committee members (noted below) took lead responsibility for organizing each meeting’s collections. The following items and money were collected for the listed organizations at the CALL business meetings: Continue reading CALL Community Service Committee 2018-2019 Annual Report
On Saturday, March 9, 2019, the Community Service Committee organized a trip to the Greater Chicago Food Depository with nine volunteers, to help repack bulk fruit for distribution to local shelters, soup kitchens and food pantries.
At the February 2019 Business Meeting, CALL’s Community Service Committee collected $249 in cash donations for the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless and 4 bags of non-perishable food for the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Continue reading Volunteer Day at Greater Chicago Food Depository
Co-Chairs: Jamie Sommer & Julie Swanson
Members: Carrie Port, Pat Sayre-McCoy, Patricia Scott, Sarah Andeen
Board Liaison: Scott Vanderlin
A summary of community service activities follows: Continue reading CALL Community Service Committee 2017-2018 Annual Report
Co-Chairs: Robert Martin and Julie Swanson
Members: Lucy Robbins
Board Liaison: Lindsey Carpino
The following items and money were collected at each meeting: Continue reading Community Service Annual Report
The 2015-2016 Community Service Committee was Lucy Robbins and Julie Swanson (co-charis), Joanne Kiley, Jennifer Lubejko, Susan Retzer, Jamie Stewart, and Simone Srinivasan. Continue reading Community Service Committee 2016 Annual Report
The annual report from the Community Service Committee, submitted by Jessica LeMar, Co-Chair of the committee.
The committee met once in August 2014 to designate the recipients of our in-kind and monetary donations. At this meeting we also designated members of the committee that would be in charge of taking the lead in organizing the collections for each meeting.
CALL held its third Business Meeting of the year at Morton’s Steakhouse, 65 E. Wacker Place, on February 26, 2015. President Margaret Schilt called the meeting to order at noon and praised the Meetings Committee for finding a great new venue. Margaret welcomed one new CALL member, Peter Kaiser from Bloomberg BNA. Continue reading February 2015 Business Meeting Round-Up
We had our annual meeting in late August to designate the charities that we would give our In-Kind and Monetary donations to. At this meeting we also designated members of the committee that would be in charge of each meeting so that no one member would be overworked. We have done this for the past three years and it seemed to work out very well.
September 2013 Business Meeting: Our In-Kind donation went to “Chicago Cares: Students living in temporary housing” and our Monetary donation of $205.00 went to The American Cancer Society in honor of these listed families (Nordstrom, Denslaw, DeAntoni, and Soldat) all families associated with CALL members.
November 2013 Business Meeting was a salute to our Soldiers and Veterans, Our In-Kind donation went to Safe Haven Shelter and our Monetary donation of $270.00 went to Honor Flight Chicago.
February 2014 Business Meeting: Our In-Kind and Monetary Donation of $292.00 went to The Greater Chicago Food Depository.
May 2014 Business Meeting: Our In-Kind donation went to Sit Stay Read and our Monetary donation of $315.00 went to Blessings in a Backpack.
The Community Services Committee collected over $1,082.00 and boxes of goods that were sent out to these various charities. The Committee would like to thank our wonderful members for their continued generosity.