Tag Archives: Patti O’Callaghan

Chapel of the Good Shepherd Installs New Pastor

LUM Executive Director Attends Celebration

This past Saturday, Joe Micon, LUM executive director attended a Celebration of New Ministry at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd – the Episcopal Church at Purdue. The event included the formal installation of their new chaplain, the Rev. Dr. Hilary E. Cooke, by the bishop, the Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows. Everyone at LUM is excited to continue our fruitful partnership with Good Shepherd and joins in on congratulating Chaplain Hilary on her new role with her church and the community.

{Pictured are L to R: Mark Thomas, Good Shepherd parish administrator, LUM Board member & former LUM Board president; Chaplain Hilary CookeJoe Micon; and Patti O’Callaghan, LUM Lobbyist & member of Good Shepherd.}

O’Callaghan Returns to LUM


Patti O’Callaghan, LUM Lobbyist

Patti O’Callaghan returns as the new LUM Lobbyist (reporting to the Executive Director).

She has many years of experience advocating for Indiana families including serving as the LUM Social Justice director for more than 11 years, as well as being a founding board member of three agencies advocating for local children.  

Patti grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and currently lives in West Lafayette with Mark Diekman, her husband of 42 years. They are members of the Chapel of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, West Lafayette. They have two grown sons, Casey & Brian, both professors, and five grandchildren, ages three, five, five, seven & eight. Patti graduated from St. Agnes Seminary High School and earned a BS in Biology from New York University and a Master’s from Colorado State in Reproductive Physiology. She served two terms on the West Lafayette City Council and two terms on the West Lafayette Community School Board of Trustees.

Patti is excited about her new role with Lafayette Urban Ministry because it gives her an opportunity to create lasting positive change for the families in Tippecanoe County and the entire State of Indiana. She shares that, she is

looking forward to working with our state representatives and senators to give a voice to Indiana children and create a better future for Indiana families.

In her free time, Patti enjoys playing Pickle-ball, sharing books with her book club friends, and most of all, spending time with her family. LUM is fortunate to have someone with Patti’s passion and talent re-join the LUM team.

Spotlight on Tax Assistance Volunteers



The LUM Tax Assistance Program started this month and is in full swing! Volunteers are an integral part of this vital program, and today we put a spotlight on these superstars. Pictured L to R are Karen Marty, Andrea Schmidt, Ann Pellegrino, Josh Prokopy (director), Connie Decker and Marilyn Zerbes. Volunteers not pictured are Evie Griffin (intern), Patti O’Callaghan, Ron Smith, Rob Patrick, Tricia Sembroski, Ai Ai Lau, Carol Reisert, Tim Delworth and Bill Meinweiser. LUM would not be able to offer this service without the skilled, trained volunteers who make it a success each year. Special thanks to ALL of the LUM Tax Assistance Program volunteers this year.


Did you know?

  • At LUM, taxpayers get one-on-one help from IRS-certified volunteers who prepare their taxes for them at no charge
  • You may also file your taxes online for FREE

For more information on the Tax Assistance Program or how YOU can volunteer, click HERE or call 765.423.2691.


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Tax Assistance Program

Spotlight on Tax Assistance Volunteers



The LUM Tax Assistance Program started this week and is in full swing! Volunteers are an integral part of the LUM Income Tax Assistance Program — and today we put a spotlight on our 2018 superstars — Front Row: Patti O’Callaghan, Ann Pellegrino, Connie Decker and Andrea Schmidt; Back: Rob and Ben Murphy, director.

LUM would not be able to offer this service without the skilled, trained volunteers who make this vital LUM program such a success each year. Special thanks to ALL of the volunteers assisting with the LUM Tax Assistance Program this year.


Did you know?

  • At LUM, taxpayers get one-on-one help from IRS-certified volunteers who prepare their taxes for them at no charge
  • You may also file your taxes online for FREE

For more information on the Tax Assistance Program or how YOU can volunteer, click HERE or call 765.423.2691.


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Tax Assistance Program

Spotlight on Tax Assistance Volunteers



The LUM Tax Assistance Program is in full swing! Volunteers are an integral part of the LUM Income Tax Assistance Program — and today we put a spotlight on our 2017 superstars — Gina Williams, intern; Patti O’Callaghan; Ben Murphy, director; and Connie Decker (pictured L to R).


Did you know? At LUM, taxpayers get one-on-one help from IRS-certified volunteers who prepare their taxes for them at no charge.


LUM would not be able to offer this service without the skilled, trained volunteers who make this vital LUM program such a success each year.


 

For more information on the Tax Assistance Program or how YOU can volunteer, click HERE or call 765.423.2691.


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Tax Assistance Program


If you are interested or need more information please click HERE, or
please call or email Marilyn Zerbes (765-423-2691 | mzerbes@lumserve.org).

Spotlight on Tax Assistance Volunteers


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The LUM Tax Assistance Program is in full swing! Volunteers are an integral part of the LUM Income Tax Assistance Program — and today we put a spotlight on our 2016 superstars — Patti O’Callaghan, Ann Pellegrino, Sam Jenkins, Cheryl Nettleman & Andrea Schmidt (pictured above L to R).


Did you know? At LUM, taxpayers get one-on-one help from IRS-certified volunteers who prepare their taxes for them at no charge.


LUM would not be able to offer this service without the skilled, trained volunteers who make this vital LUM program such a success each year. The 2016 LUM Tax Assistance Program is led by Marilyn Zerbes.

For more information on the Tax Assistance Program or how YOU can volunteer, click HERE or call 765.423.2691.


Make a Donation Button
Tax Assistance Program


If you are interested or need more information please click HERE, or
please call or email Marilyn Zerbes (765-423-2691 | mzerbes@lumserve.org).

O’Callaghan Family – Hurricane Sandy Relief

four-leaf-clover-with-love-heartsThe family of Patti O’Callaghan was devastated in Hurricane Sandy. Twenty O’Callaghan family members are displaced, a dozen cars were totaled, and five homes were destroyed in Breezy Point (Queens, New York City).

Nine Irish Brothers Traditional Irish Pub has graciously offered to host a fundraiser to provide some relief:

10% of Sales will be Donated to the O’Callaghan Family

Please come enjoy some Great Food and Craic and help a Great Cause!



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