December 30, 2015
SOS Illinois Welcomes DCFS Director George H. Sheldon
Members of the Board of Directors, staff members, donors, and corporate partners gathered together at the office of Drinker, Biddle & Reath for the SOS Children’s Villages Illinois 2015 Annual Meeting on December 2, 2015.
George H. Sheldon, Director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, offered praise and support for SOS Illinois in his keynote address, and discussed the importance of family, stability, and normalcy in child welfare.
SOS Children’s Villages Illinois CEO Tim McCormick presents a gift of thanks from the children and families of SOS Illinois to DCFS Director George H. Sheldon (top right).
Foster Parent Recognition Awardees (front row, left to right): Lucille Conwell, Michelle Haldeman, and Sandra Marbeth.
Honorees included: Maureen McKeough (left), recipient of the Making A Difference Award; Matt Doubleday of Wintrust Financial (right), recipient of the 2015 Corporate Leadership Award; and Alderman Daniel Solis, recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Community Leadership Award.