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November 6, 2015
Succession Planning for the Family Farm Business
Tuesday, November 17, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Champaign County Farm Bureau
801 N. Country Fair Dr., Champaign
Email gwc@donorsforum.org to register

 
This event is open to: Farmers and their Advisors. Nonprofits and Grantmakers are welcome to attend the afternoon session on Planned Giving.

This special seminar will inform you on issues important to farmers and their advisors which may arise when passing down assets to the next generation, including tax issues, protecting land, and making tax efficient distributions to family and/or the community.

Made possible by a grant from Rural Partners, this seminar is co-hosted by the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois and Donors Forum and features Mr. Vaughn Henry.
The Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education at the University of Illinois provides residential and non-residential support services to empower student veterans with disabilities to realize their potential through a world-class education experience that prepares them to lead fulfilling, meaningful, and maximally independent lives. Through educational innovations, research breakthroughs, and a dedicated staff of counselors and specialists, the Center supports student veterans’ health and full participation in society. Programs are based on a long history of leadership in disability services, a passionate commitment to serve our nation’s veterans and their families from an individual and personal perspective, and in the context of a transformative learning experience from one of the world’s leading universities.
Use your social networks!
Good news for the Leslie Knopes, Lisa Simpsons and other civic-minded strivers of the world: research from a University of Illinois expert in social network analysis indicates that people who participate in voluntary civic organizations such as school PTAs, religious or leisure groups strengthen their ties to high-status people and accrue significantly better social cachet than their less-outgoing peers. According to a new paper from Richard Benton, photo above, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois, there’s a strong correlation between civic participation and improving the prestige of an individual's social network.
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