Philanthropy Council forms at meeting

Tina Stokes, coordinator of the Boone County Philanthropy Council, speaks to representatives of county organizations Monday night.Several charitable and service organizations took the first steps toward forming the Boone County Philanthropy Council during an organizational meeting Monday night, June 9, at the Cardinal Inn Conference Center.
About 50 people attended the session organized by the Boone County Area Foundation Fund (BCAFF). A number of organizations filled out forms that night to become members of the Philanthropy Council, and others are expected to join as well.
About 20 organizations were represented Monday night.
Next steps are to continue contacting charitable organizations within the county and plan for the countywide “Big Give” event to be held Dec. 5, 2014.
Details in the June 11 Albion News Print and E-Editions.