Calvert & Martin to Host Mix & Mingle Thurs. Dec. 15

bah_calvert_4Calvert & Martin is hosting their annual Mix & Mingle on Thursday, December 15 at 5 pm. It will be out at the Elks Lodge, 459 Elks Club Road.

This Mix & Mingle is to honor Pontiac city employees, elected officials,  fire & police departments. Bring a can good or other non-perishable food item to donate to local food pantries.

This is a free event and everyone is welcome. Come join us for a fun evening of socializing and great food and drink. You will also have the chance to win great door prizes.

RSVP no later than Tuesday, December 13 by calling 815.844.5131 or email mkennedy@pontiacchamber.org.

Fun for All at Evenglow Mix & Mingle

montageMore than 30 people came out to Mix & Mingle at Evenglow Lodge on Thursday, November 17.

Participants were able to get a look at the revamped physical therapy room while enjoying some fabulous food, drink and socializing.

The next Mix & Mingle event will be on Thursday, December 15 at the Elks Lodge.

It is hosted by Calvert & Martin Funeral Homes and will honor city, fire and police employees and elected officials.

Donovan Honored As ATHENA Award Winner

karen1More than 85 people came out to honor Karen Donovan, Executive Director, Futures Unlimited, as this year’s ATHENA Award winner on November 16. Jenny Steffen, Physcian Assistant, OSF Healthcare, was the featured speaker.

Mindi Terrell, Executive Director, Pontiac Area Chamber of Commerce, read from Karen’s nomination form to sum up why Karen was chosen as this year’s winner.

“In a quiet, unassuming manner, Karen just does what is right: in her professional life, in her community and for her family,” Terrell read. “She goes about this with no personal expectations — not for accolades, not for money, but for love.”

Karen has dedicated her career to providing quality services to individuals with disabilities in Livingston County. She promotes professional development and leadership opportunities for all staff at Futures Unlimited.

She has actively encouraged and mentored her staff, which is largely women, to continue their education or complete their degrees. She supports the philosophy in the workplace that women are strong, intelligent and capable of being professional leaders. In that vein, she encourages women to take leadership rolls at work and within the community.

Presented by:

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Other sponsors include:  Bank of Pontiac, Caterpillar, Driscoll Motors, SOCU, State Bank of Graymont and State Bank of Saunemin.

Evenglow to Host Mix & Mingle Thurs., Nov. 17

Evenglow is hosting the November Mix & Mingle on Thursday, November 17 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. They will be showcasing their newly remodeled Physical Therapy Room. There will also be great food, drinks and door prizes. This event is free and open to everyone! Come join us for this fun event.

Donovan To Be Honored As ATHENA Award Winner Nov 16

Karen Donovan, Executive Director, Futures Unlimited, is this year’s ATHENA Award winner. Karen has dedicated her career to providing quality services to individuals with disabilities in Livingston County. She promotes professional development and leadership opportunities for all staff at Futures Unlimited.

She has actively encouraged and mentored her staff, which is largely women, to continue their education or complete their degrees. She supports the philosophy in the workplace that women are strong, intelligent and capable of being professional leaders. In that vein, she encourages women to take leadership rolls at work and within the community.

She will be honored at a luncheon on Wednesday, November 16 at noon at Baby Bull’s. The cost is $25. Register for ATHENA Award luncheon