October 29th, 2014

Guest Speaker
Over 120 people attended the 2014 Charles F. Allen Legacy Society Luncheon on October 17 in the McIntire Room at Buchanan Alumni House. The crowd included many new members attending for the first time.

Guests heard from UMaine student Jennifer Morrill from Holden, Maine. Morrill is a secondary education and history double major. She is Delta Phil Epsilon sorority’s vice-president of academic affairs and founding member, and a member of the Order of Omega, the Golden Key and Alpha Lambda Delta honor societies. Morrill shared her personal story of scholarship support keeping her in school while struggling with a health crisis.

Foundation President/CEO Jeffery Mills shared the latest Legacy Society statistics including membership of over 800, over $60 million in gifts received over the last ten years and a recent bequest gift of over $2 million from Legacy Society member John M. Nickerson ’59.

RenaissanceThe group was entertained by Renaissance, an auditioned female a capella group which is part of the University Singers from the School of Performing Arts.