Special Awards Presented at Annual Board Appreciation Day

Two very special awards were presented by Cunningham Children’s Home on Wednesday as more than 100 current and past board and committee members and guests attended the annual Board Appreciation Day luncheon at the Spiritual Life Center.  Mike and Scott Balogh, representing the Illini Collector Car Club (ICCC), were honored with the Friend of Children Award and Don Pittman was given the Outstanding Alumni Award.

"My First Trip to Baltimore" Takes Best of Show

Much to our delight, and to the delight of our hundreds of visitors, the 13th Annual Festival of Quilts featured a record 67 show quilts and 69 auction quilts.  Each and every one of the quilts were truly unique and amazing and made for quite a show!  We thank all who provided these beautiful quilts.

While determining the Quilt Show winners of this year’s Festival, the judges had a monumental task but here are the best of the best:

The 2017 Festival of Quilts Show Award Winners

Best of Show

Cunningham Children's Home Honors Employees

Cunningham Children’s Home honored four employees for their significant contributions to the organization in a ceremony on March 30.

The Circle of Courage Award recognizes the dedication and service of outstanding long-term employees, celebrates staff whose long-term pattern of performance goes above and beyond normal expectations, and offers special recognition for exceptional acts that reflect the agency’s program model.