ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser – November 18, 2019 – at the Inn at 835

Presentations | Awards | Photos | Sponsors

ICON held its Annual Party Fundraiser on Monday, November 18, 2019 at the Inn at 835 Conservatory (835 South 2nd Street).


PechaKucha Presentations

Visionaries wanted – what’s your vision for Springfield?

PechaKucha Night (www.pechakucha.org) is a lively event that brings imaginative people together to share inspiration and ideas. Many talents might be hidden within the community and PKN is all about bringing them into the light. Over 800 cities around the world now hold PechaKucha Night events.

The theme of this night is Springfield 2020 and Beyond.     Share your vision of our community.

View the PK presentations from November 18…

ICON Good Neighbor Awards!

ICON Good Neighbor AwardsThe Good Neighbor awards recognize individuals, organizations and businesses who make an objective, measurable positive impact on the quality of life for Springfield residents in inner city older neighborhoods.

The 2019 Winners were:

  • Paul O’Shea – Individual
  • Juan Huerta, Director of Community Relations, Springfield, IL – Public Service
  • Tiffany Roe and Litina Carnes, Land of Lincoln Bookshare – Community Organization
  • Bruce and Cheryl Schempp, Kennedy-Schempp Properties, Inc. – Business

Read more about the 2019 Winners here…

Read more about the Good Neighbor Awards and Previous Winners here…

Photos from the Party!

ICON Vice-Chair Polly Poskin introduces 2019 ICON Good Neighbor Award Winner (Individual) Paul O'Shea.

ICON Vice-Chair Polly Poskin introduces 2019 ICON Good Neighbor Award Winner (Individual) Paul O’Shea.

2019 ICON Good Neighbor Award Winner (Public Service) Juan Huerta speaks after being introduced by Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin and Lynn McMenamin.

2019 ICON Good Neighbor Award Winner (Public Service) Juan Huerta speaks after being introduced by Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin and Lynn McMenamin.

2019 ICON Good Neighbor Award Winners Community Organization) Tiffany Roe and Litina Carnes, of Land of Lincoln Bookshare, accept their award.

2019 ICON Good Neighbor Award Winners Community Organization) Tiffany Roe and Litina Carnes, of Land of Lincoln Bookshare, accept their award.

2019 ICON Good Neighbor Award Winners (Business) Bruce and Cheryl Schempp, of Kennedy-Schempp Properties, Inc., accept their award.

2019 ICON Good Neighbor Award Winners (Business) Bruce and Cheryl Schempp, of Kennedy-Schempp Properties, Inc., accept their award.

Jill Steiner was a speaker at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser, with a PechaKucha presentation on Healthy Neighborhoods for All

Jill Steiner was a speaker at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser, with a PechaKucha presentation on Healthy Neighborhoods for All

ICON Secretary Jess Weitzel introduces a PechaKucha speaker at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser.

ICON Secretary Jess Weitzel introduces a PechaKucha speaker at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser.

Chris Richmond was a speaker at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser, with a PechaKucha presentation on the Pillsbury Plant - Past, Present, and Future

Chris Richmond was a speaker at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser, with a PechaKucha presentation on the Pillsbury Plant – Past, Present, and Future

Mary Frances was a speaker at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser, with a PechaKucha presentation on Ecotourism in Springfield, Illinois

Mary Frances was a speaker at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser, with a PechaKucha presentation on Ecotourism in Springfield, Illinois

John Shafer was a speaker at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser, with a PechaKucha presentation on Some Ideas for Downtown...

John Shafer was a speaker at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser, with a PechaKucha presentation on Some Ideas for Downtown…

Chair Carol Kneedler gives a surprise PechaKucha presentation on ICON 2020 at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser.

Chair Carol Kneedler gives a surprise PechaKucha presentation on ICON 2020 at the 2019 ICON Annual Party & Fundraiser.

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