Representative Dean Schamore Recognized by State Association of Nonprofits
(FRANKFORT, Ky.—) Kentucky Nonprofit Network, Kentucky’s state association of nonprofit organizations, presented Rep. Dean Schamore with an award as part of its eleventh annual Kentucky Nonprofit Day at the Capitol event in Frankfort on February 17. The annual event provides nonprofit organizations statewide with the opportunity to meet with legislators and support Kentucky Nonprofit Network’s (KNN) advocacy program to advance the sector.
The awards presented include the Nonprofit VOICE Awards, recognizing KNN members for their demonstrated excellence in public policy during the 2015 General Assembly, and the Nonprofit Advocacy Partner Awards, recognizing legislators and government officials for their support of the KNN members’ efforts.
Kentucky Nonprofit Network of Lexington recognized Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Representatives Jody Richards of Bowling Green, Thomas Kerr of Taylor Mill, Chris Harris of Forest Hills, Dean Schamore of Hardinsburg, Linda Belcher of Shepherdsville and Senator Whitney Westerfield of Hopkinsville with Nonprofit Advocacy Partner Awards for their support of House Bill 440. The legislation modernized a number of laws governing nonprofit organizations in Kentucky, including guidance on the use of technology in nonprofit governance.
Kentucky Nonprofit Network is the state association of nonprofit organizations working to strengthen and advance Kentucky’s nonprofit community. With nearly fifteen years of service, KNN provide nonprofit organizations with a unified public policy voice, professional development opportunities and resources, and various member benefits.