2022 Spotlight Luncheon
At this year's Spotlight Luncheon we heard from McLean County CASA volunteers sharing their experiences and what it means to help local children in need.
Thank you to everyone who attended; we appreciate you taking the time out of your schedule to support CPN and learn more about what we do.
OVER THE EDGE - 2022
We had such a great time at Over the Edge 2022! We had 48 fundraisers and 7 teams raising nearly $38,000 for the Child Protection Network and Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal!
We had great sponsors this year!
Fearless Sponsors: Brandt, Bridgestone
Rope/Landing Zone Sponsor: Busey Bank
Helmet/Anchor Sponsors: Afni, Heartland Bank and Trust Company, Carle Health & Fitness Center, Window World of Bloomington
In-Kind Sponsors: Gingerbread House Toys, Keg Grove Brewing Company
Media Sponsors: Neuhoff Media, Great Plains Media, Cumulus Media
Over the Edge "Fundraisers" who raised over $1,000 got the chance to go over the edge and be #FearlessforKids.
#ForDecades #ProtectingOurKidsForDecades #OverTheEdgeBN
Our premier event, sponsored by Euphoria, included fun, interactive entertainment from Fun Pianos - Dueling Pianos, great food and drink from Bloomington Country Club and amazing fundraising support from our guests, sponsors and 2022 CASAnovas.
Thank you to our sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor: Euphoria
Gold Sponsor: Bridgestone
Silver Sponsors: CEFCU, Illinois Farm Bureau and Specs Around Town
Bronze Sponsor: Spencer Oil
Supporting Sponsors: AFNI, Mosquito Authority and Clemens Insurance
High 5 for Kids Campaign - 2021
The Child Protection Network helped raise $1,000 for five organizations which include the McLean County Children's Advocacy Center (CAC), McLean County Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Compass Closet, ABC Counseling & Family Services and Childrens Home & Aid.
OVER THE EDGE - 2021
Over 90 individuals and 24 teams (with the backing of hundreds of supporters) raised funds for the chance to rappel down the side of the Marriott in Uptown Normal, Illinois.
Over the Edge "Fundraisers" who raised over $1,000 got the chance to go over the edge and be #FearlessforKids. This event raised over $68,000 for the Child Protection Network and Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal.
A night of food, fun, and fundraising! Among the events that took place at this fundraiser were a dueling piano show by "Fun Pianos", a silent auction, and raffles to raise money for CPN.
We also crowned Kate Greene, owner of Gingerbread House Toys, the winner of our "CASAnova Competition for the Crown." Our CASAnovas helped raise over $14,000 for CPN.
DUEL 2021 Event Sponsors:
- Bridgestone (Event Sponsor)
- AFNI (Piano Sponsor)
- Tentac Enterprises (Raffle Sponsor)
- Busey (Auction Sponsor)
- CEFCU (Petite Sponsor)
- Keg Grove Brewing Company (In-Kind Sponsor)
- Mystic Kitchen and Tasting Room (In-Kind Sponsor)
- Raptor PPE (In-Kind Sponsor)
Cocktail Umbrellas for a Cause - 2021
During this fundraising event, CPN raised funds and awareness of child abuse prevention through the sale of blue cocktail umbrellas (for a $1.00 donation) at our some of our favorite food and beverage locations. 2021 partners included:
High 5 Campaign - 2020
Over the Edge - 2019
This fun collaboration with the Boys & Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal allowed both organizations to come together to make a powerful difference in the lives of kids in our community.
Volunteer participants worked to raise over $1,000 for a chance to repel "over the edge" of the side of the Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Normal, IL.