Patti Collins is between business calls and picking up her grandson at preschool. She is dressed in red boots and a pink hat. The wife of “bring on the funk” musician Bootsy Collins, she is quick to laugh and quick to get to the point: “I am married to a legend, but I’m just Patti: a little country girl from New Richmond.”
Each year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals presents awards to several individuals or organizations at its National Philanthropy Day Luncheon… Finn McCarthy and his family know the impact of a cancer diagnosis firsthand: McCarthy’s father was diagnosed with the disease when Finn was very young. Now 12 years old, Finn serves as a junior ambassador of Cancer Support Community.
Each year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals presents awards to several individuals or organizations at its National Philanthropy Day Luncheon… Ask Neal Mayerson where he got his giving gene, and he’ll tell you first about his grandparents, who always had a charity jar in the kitchen even as they struggled during the depths of the Great Depression.
Page through almost any issue of Movers & Makers, and you’ll encounter the Western & Southern Financial Group brand, its family of companies, its foundation or their associates. Through annual contributions of approximately $10 million in each of the past five years, W&S is powerfully invested and involved in the region’s nonprofit community – as sponsors, donors, honorees, board members, event chairs and volunteers.
“At a certain point, when I was younger, I kind of lost interest,” Coleman said. He pauses for a moment, then rephrases. “Not ‘lost interest,’ but I was leading a double life as a … as a kid, as a skateboarder and as a miscreant, and they had to pull me back from that and say, ‘Enough of the skateboarding.’ ”