Family business philanthropy forum

By on May 8, 2013

Everence Financial and Delaware Valley Family Business Center will co-host a forum on philanthropy on May 30.

"Legacy family philanthropy: how and why we give" will feature speakers from three respected family businesses and will focus on the philosophy and best practices of giving.

"We’re pleased to co-host this forum with DVFBC and believe it will provide inspiration and valuable information to area family businesses with a philanthropic bent," said Bill Hartman, vice president of organization and fiduciary services with Everence.

The forum will be held from 8 to 10:45 a.m. May 30 at the Four Seasons Produce facility in Ephrata. Breakfast will be served. Area family business members wishing to attend should contact the Everence office at 653-2977.

Speakers will be David Hollinger of Four Seasons Produce, Phil Clemens of Clemens Family Corp. and Dan and Josh Balmer of Penn Valley Bottled Gas. Delaware Valley Family Business Center, based in Telford, has provided guidance to families, particularly in multi-generational businesses, since 1988.

Everence helps individuals, organizations and congregations integrate finances with faith through a national team of advisors and representatives. Everence offers banking, insurance and financial services with community benefits and stewardship education. Everence is a ministry of Mennonite Church USA and other churches. To learn more, visit or call 1-800-442-7930.

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