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Larger space in Merrillville’s Twin Towers accommodates expanding capacity to serve Lake County’s philanthropic needs

(MERRILLVILLE, Indiana) – Legacy Foundation, Lake County’s philanthropic partner, has moved to larger office space in the Twin Towers office complex at the intersection of    I-65 and U.S. 30 in Merrillville.

Legacy Foundation’s new address is 1000 East 80th Place, North Tower 402, Merrillville, Indiana 46410. The phone number remains (219) 736-1880.

Previously Legacy Foundation was located on the third floor of the South Tower. The new space features a multipurpose classroom, more individual offices for staff, and a spacious reception area for guests.

The expansion was necessary to accommodate Legacy Foundation’s growth as a leader in providing philanthropic resources to the Lake County community. The foundation provides grants, manages funds and scholarships, offers development workshops to nonprofit organizations and professional advisors, and partners with community leaders to support projects that solve problems and enhance lives.

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Professional advisors including attorneys, accountants and financial planners are invited to attend a seminar on “Effective Charitable Planning Strategies and Ethics,” presented by The Stelter Company and sponsored by Legacy Foundation, Lake County’s Community Foundation.

The seminar will be offered from 7:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Dec. 2, at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30 in Merrillville. Registration is required by Nov. 30 by contacting Legacy Foundation at (219) 736-1880 or maerts@legacyfoundationlakeco.org. The fee is $20 per attendee.

The seminar will be presented by Johni Hays, J.D., the senior planned giving consultant for The Stelter Company, a leader in planned giving marketing communications for nonprofit organizations across the United States. Hays is an experienced consultant, published author, attorney and member of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning.

Hays will be accompanied by a panel of local practitioners, including: Ben Ballou of Hodges & Davis, PC; Jack O’Drobinak of John M. O’Drobinak, PC; and Tory Prasco of Burke, Costanza & Cuppy, LLP.

This seminar has been approved for attorneys, certified public accountants and financial planners to earn 3.5 hours of continuing education units, including one hour of ethics.

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