Great Rivers Chapter

Includes Missouri, Southern Illinois, Arkansas, and Tennessee

Christmas Blessings and End of Year Reminders

Hello Great Rivers Members!

In this season of giving, I give thanks for all my ALDE friends. May you be filled with much joy and peace this Christmas season and always.

Below are just a couple Great Rivers Chapter reminders:

berkwit-lewis-2018-web.jpg50% New Member Scholarship:
ALDE Great Rivers Chapter still has a few new member scholarships left. The 50% off scholarship is for new members within the Great Rivers chapter. To ensure the scholarship has a wide reach, there will be a limit of one new member scholarship per organization. Help spread the word while there is still time. To redeem please visit, select the $210 one-year membership, and enter discount code grschol (case sensitive) at checkout.

IGNITE Early Bird Discount:
The Early Bird discount for the IGNITE Conference ends Jan. 3, 2019. To learn more please visit

Year-end Gifts:
If you are looking to make your end-of-year gift to ALDE, you can visit Please be sure to designate 25% of your gift to the Great Rivers Chapter.

Chapter Leadership:
Now is the perfect time of year to consider joining chapter leadership. If interested in learning how to get involved, please contact me at [email protected] or Bob Polansky at [email protected]

Warmest Christmas wishes,

Lewis Berkwit, CFRE
Great Rivers Chapter President
Annual Giving Officer
Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital