Join LaGrange County Community Foundation volunteers, donors and community partners in a special event celebrating the work of philanthropy in LaGrange County. Enjoy dinner from Fireside Burgers & Brews. Then hear from a panel of nonprofit leaders sharing about how their organizations are rising to meet community needs in LaGrange County. Hear also from local guest speaker Brenda L. Yoder. Then we'll close the evening with a special presentation of the 2024 Heart of Gold Award.

2024 Annual Celebration

Register HERE for the Event

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Farmstead Inn & Conference Center

370 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana 


Schedule of Events

5:30 PM | Doors open

6:00 PM |  Intro

Dinner by Fireside Burgers & Brews

6:35 PM |  Program

  • Nonprofit Panel: Mongo Community Development Association, Meals of Hope, The Garage and LaGrange County Arts

  • Guest Speaker:

  • Heart of Gold Award Presentation

    • 2024 Heart of Gold Nominees:

      • Andy Linder of Mongo

      • Brett Bateman of Howe

      • David Hostetler of Shipshewana

      • Jean Martin of Shipshewana

      • Jenny Landez of Wolcottville

      • Karen Reinking of Wolcottville

      • Kent Andrews of Howe

      • Laura Hartman of LaGrange

      • Madison Bateman of Howe