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LUM Retirement Follies – Emotional Tribute


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Salute to Joe Micon

Joe Micon – Honored as True Community Leader

Last Friday, close to 500 individuals gathered to pay tribute to Joe Micon, a true community leader for more than 41 years. The event included amazing musical performances by Michael Kelsey, Purdue Varsity Glee Club, Black Voices of Inspiration, Zelaya, and the 65 member, LUM Ecumenical Choir.

Joe Micon and his family were joined by past executive director, Rev. Jud Dolphin; past acting director, Mary Anderson; Ellen Elly, the wife of the founding executive director, the late Rev. Ron Elly; Rev. Don Nead; and Professor Emeritus Jim Davidson. The event concluded with a reception sponsored by Lafayette Brewing Company.

Joe was overwhelmed with the love and support from the guests and speakers. He was presented with the following:

  • Sagamore of the Wabash – from Governor Holcomb presented by State Senator Ron Alting (click HERE for more information)
  • Marquis de Lafayette Award – from the City of Lafayette presented by Mayor Tony Roswarski – the highest award given for going above and beyond with volunteerism, citizenship, and overall dedication & commitment to the community
  • Quilt – made from squares created by the LUM After School Program students
  • Artwork Gift – from the City of West Lafayette presented by Mayor John Dennis
  • Proclamation & the Indiana State Seal – from the state legislature presented by State Rep. Sheila Klinker
  • Resolution – from the state legislature presented by State Rep. Chris Campbell
  • Distinguished Alumni Award – IU School of Social Work (click HERE for more information)
  • Executive Director Emeritus distinction – presented by the LUM Board of Directors (click HERE for more information)

LUM Follies was also a fundraising event for the LUM Good Samaritan Fund — an emergency financial assistance program. So far, the event has raised close to $33,000 for the LUM general fund and Good Samaritan Fund in honor of Joe Micon. If you were not able to attend the LUM Follies, you may send your well wishes to Joe Micon by email or US Mail (jmicon@lumserve.org | 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901). Donations to LUM in Joe’s honor are still being accepted as well. Simply click the button below to give online.

Thanks to YOU, Joe Micon was given the retirement send-off he deserves.


In lieu of gifts the Micon Family requests that you  make a donation to Lafayette Urban Ministry  in honor of Joe Micon. 


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To view VIDEO, click HERE. To view more PHOTOS from the event, click HERE.
To view Joe Micon’s Remarks, click HERE.
{Photos courtesy of Bob Bauman. Video courtesy of Max Malavenda.}

LUM Retirement Follies 2020


You Are Cordially Invited to Attend the…

Join us for the ninth annual  LUM Follies  and help us celebrate Joe Micon, LUM Executive Director , who is retiring on March 31. The event is on Friday,  March 6  at 7 p.m. and includes a program to honor Joe Micon for his  41 years of service  to our community through his work at  Lafayette Urban Ministry . The celebration will include performances by the Purdue  Black Voices of Inspiration , Purdue  Glee Club , and  Michael Kelsey  as well as a large  Ecumenical Choir  representing the many churches that make up the membership of the LUM Board of Directors. There will be tributes, presentations, videos and much lighthearted fun. After the program, there will be a reception with refreshments, sponsored by Lafayette Brewing Co.  LUM Follies is FREE & open to all. To learn more, click HERE.

In lieu of gifts the Micon Family requests that you  make a donation to Lafayette Urban Ministry  in honor of Joe Micon. 


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Salute to Joe Micon

For more details, click HERE.

LUM Retirement Follies 2020


You Are Cordially Invited to Attend the…

Join us for the ninth annual  LUM Follies  and help us celebrate Joe Micon, LUM Executive Director , who is retiring on March 31. The event is on Friday,  March 6  at 7 p.m. and includes a program to honor Joe Micon for his  41 years of service  to our community through his work at  Lafayette Urban Ministry . The celebration will include performances by the Purdue  Black Voices of Inspiration , Purdue  Glee Club , and  Michael Kelsey  as well as a large  Ecumenical Choir  representing the many churches that make up the membership of the LUM Board of Directors. There will be tributes, presentations, videos and much lighthearted fun. After the program, there will be a reception with refreshments, sponsored by Lafayette Brewing Co.  LUM Follies is FREE & open to all. To learn more, click HERE.

In lieu of gifts the Micon Family requests that you  make a donation to Lafayette Urban Ministry  in honor of Joe Micon. 


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Salute to Joe Micon

For more details, click HERE.

LUM Retirement Follies 2020


You Are Cordially Invited to Attend the…

Join us for the ninth annual LUM Follies and help us celebrate Joe Micon, LUM Executive Director, who will be retiring soon. The event is on Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m. and includes a program to honor Joe Micon for his 41 years of service to our community through his work at Lafayette Urban Ministry. After the program, there will be a reception with refreshments. 

For more details, click HERE.

LUM Follies 2019 – Save the Date


Support Local Families in Crisis – Attend Follies

Save the Date for the 8th annual LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies. The event is a lighthearted evening of fine dining, entertainment, fun & good company — filled with delightful surprises. The best part is that 100% of the proceeds from this event go to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund, an emergency financial assistance program that supports local families. LUM Follies’ Details and Schedule are as follows:
  • Friday, May 3, 2019
  • St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 4703 N 50 W, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Price: $50 per person; $400 per table (max. 8)
  • 5:30 p.m. — Reception & Silent Auction; 6:30 p.m. — Dinner; 7:30 p.m. — Follies Entertainment
Make your reservations ($50 per person; $400 per table) online HERE or by calling 765-423-2691. If you wish to be an Event Sponsor, email or call us.

More ways to get involved in LUM Follies :

  • Corporate Sponsors — If you wish to be an event sponsor, please email us
  • Silent Auction Donations — If you or your company wishes to donate items to our silent auction, please email us

(765-423-2691 | pmalavenda@lumserve.org | www.lumserve.org/follies )


If you aren’t able to attend the “Follies” but still wish to make a donation to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund — click:

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Start the Follies Reservation process NOW, click HERE.

LUM Follies 2018 – The Event of the Season


Special Event benefiting a Special Fund

Lafayette Urban Ministry would be honored with your presence at the 7th annual
LUM Good Samaritan Fund FOLLIES
for the benefit of the LUM Good Samaritan Fund
Friday, the thirteenth of April
Social hour – 5:30 p.m.
Dinner – 6:30 p.m.
Follies entertainment – 7:30 p.m.
St. Andrew United Methodist Church
West Lafayette, Indiana
$45 per person – $360 per table

LUM Follies is a lighthearted evening of fine dining, entertainment, fun & good company, filled with joyful surprises. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this event go to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund, an emergency financial assistance program that supports local families.


Make Your Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies


More ways to get involved in LUM Follies :

  • Corporate Sponsors — If you wish to be an event sponsor, please email us
  • Silent Auction Donations — If you or your company wishes to donate items to our silent auction, please email us

(765-423-2691 | pmalavenda@lumserve.org | www.lumserve.org/follies )


If you aren’t able to attend the “Follies” but still wish to make a donation to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund — click:

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Good Samaritan Fund


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Make your Reservations TODAY!
Start the Follies Reservation process NOW, click HERE.

Photos

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LUM Follies — Great Event, Important Fund


You are cordially invited to attend the 6th Annual LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies. LUM Follies is a wonderful evening with top-notch entertainment (see below), a fabulous meal and great company. This year will be even more special because it’s also the 45th Anniversary of Lafayette Urban Ministry, which was incorporated in 1972.


Everything is set to go — now all we need is YOU! Please make your reservation TODAY.


LUM Follies details are as follows:

  • Date: Friday, May 5
  • Times: 5:30 p.m. social hour/silent auction; 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. Follies show
  • Place: St. Andrew United Methodist Church, West Lafayette
  • Reservation: $45 per person; $360 per table

Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies


All of the proceeds from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies go directly to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund, which is our community’s social safety net. The LUM Good Samaritan Program is a vital emergency financial assistance program for the families in our community. Last year the LUM Good Samaritan Program served families 2,232 times and distributed $114,495 to avert evictions, utility disconnects and other financial crises.


Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies

More ways to get involved in the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

  • Corporate Sponsors — If you wish to be an event sponsor, click HERE or email us
  • Silent Auction Donations — If you, your company, organization or group wishes to donate items to our silent auction, please email us

765-423-2691 | pmalavenda@lumserve.org | www.lumserve.org/follies


If you aren’t able to attend the “Follies” but still wish to make a donation to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund — click:

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Good Samaritan Fund


Photos

Check out the photos from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

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LUM Follies — Talent Line-up Announced


The LUM Follies talent coordinator, Eileen Hession Weiss, is thrilled to announce the line-up of entertainment for this year’s LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies. The LUM Follies show will amaze you with the level of talent on stage. It also has more variety than year’s past with dance, magic and several different types of musical acts from blue grass to Broadway. The talent line-up for this year’s LUM Follies is as follows:

  • Sheila Klinker – solo vocal – pop jazz
  • Cards Across featuring magic with Bob Poynter & Middle Eastern dancing with Valerie Figg & Jennifer Case
  • H.I.S. (His In Song) featuring Jane Creswell, Gail Polles & Ellen Wilson – trio vocal – pop rock
  • The Vagaband featuring Linda Hicks, Sharon McKnight, Allison Nyquist & Noemi Ybarra – folk quartet
  • Kelly Jacob & Mark Buche – duo – pop jazz
  • Hand Bells featuring Susan Lisack & Kay Hunt
  • Ballroom Dancing featuring Jennifer & Christopher Wright
  • Fred Koning – solo vocal – Broadway
  • Friends & Stuff featuring Kelly Evans, Travis Horton & Reni Evans – blue grass music & comedy

      


Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies — or call us or stop by our office.


Don’t Miss This Amazing Live Show!


Everything is set to go — now all we need is YOU! Please make your reservation TODAY.
LUM Follies details are as follows:

  • Date: Friday, May 5
  • Times: 5:30 p.m. social hour/silent auction; 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. Follies show
  • Place: St. Andrew United Methodist Church, West Lafayette
  • Reservation: $45 per person; $360 per table

Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies — or call us or stop by our office.


All of the proceeds from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies go directly to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund, which is our community’s social safety net. The LUM Good Samaritan Program is a vital emergency financial assistance program for the families in our community. Last year the LUM Good Samaritan Program served families 2,232 times and distributed $114,495 to avert evictions, utility disconnects and other financial crises.

 


Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies

More ways to get involved in the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

  • Corporate Sponsors — If you wish to be an event sponsor, click HERE or email us
  • Silent Auction Donations — If you, your company, organization or group wishes to donate items to our silent auction, please email us

765-423-2691 | pmalavenda@lumserve.org | www.lumserve.org/follies


If you aren’t able to attend the “Follies” but still wish to make a donation to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund — click:

Make a Donation Button
Good Samaritan Fund


Photos

Check out the photos from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

| 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 ALL |



LUM Follies — Fun Night; Important Cause


You are cordially invited to attend the 6th Annual LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies. The LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies is a spectacular evening filled with great food, lively entertainment, wonderful company — and it’s for an important cause. The LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies 2017 will also be a grand celebration of LUM’s 45th anniversary.

LUM Follies details are as follows:

  • Date: Friday, May 5
  • Times: 5:30 p.m. social hour/silent auction; 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. Follies show
  • Place: St. Andrew United Methodist Church, West Lafayette
  • Reservation: $45 per person; $360 per table

Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies

All of the proceeds from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies go directly to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund, which is our community’s social safety net. The LUM Good Samaritan Program is a vital emergency financial assistance program for the families in our community. Last year the LUM Good Samaritan Program served families 2,232 times and distributed $114,495 to avert evictions, utility disconnects and other financial crises.


Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies

More ways to get involved in the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

  • Corporate Sponsors — If you wish to be an event sponsor, click HERE or email us
  • Silent Auction Donations — If you, your company, organization or group wishes to donate items to our silent auction, please email us

765-423-2691 | pmalavenda@lumserve.org | www.lumserve.org/follies


If you aren’t able to attend the “Follies” but still wish to make a donation to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund — click:

Make a Donation Button
Good Samaritan Fund


Photos

Check out the photos from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

| 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 ALL |