2023 NKY Philanthropy Symposium





The 2023 NKY Philanthropy Symposium and Awards Luncheon will take place on Monday, September 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center in Erlanger. This year’s Symposium will focus on education and key topics being addressed in our region in this field, including:  

  • a regional snapshot on where NKY stands with education data;

  • addressing family engagement and out of school time learning through the NKY Student Success Fund;

  • student mental health strategies; and 

  • innovation in the education landscape.

Horizon Nonprofit Awards

As a component of the symposium, the Horizon Nonprofit Awards will highlight the work of nonprofit leaders and volunteers who serve Boone, Campbell, and Kenton counties. This year, we are honoring:

Jane Herms, Family Nurturing Center
Nonprofit Executive of the Year (Large Organization)

Aaron Broomall, Faith Community Pharmacy
Nonprofit Executive of the Year (Small Organization)

Julie Raia, CHNK Behavioral Health
MVP Staff Member of the Year 

Wilbert Ziegler, Thomas More University Board Member
MVP Board Member of the Year

Katie Cooper, Adopt A Class Volunteer
Volunteer of the Year



8:30 a.m.
Networking & Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Overview of the NKY Education Landscape

9:30 a.m.
Student Mental Health Panel

10:15 a.m.
Presentation on the NKY Student Success Fund Pilot

11:00 a.m.
Innovation in Education Discussion

11:45 a.m.

12:00 p.m.
Lunch and Nonprofit Awards Ceremony

1:00 p.m.


many thanks to our generous sponsors



Title Sponsor

Luncheon Sponsor

The Schlotman Family

Award Sponsors







Session Sponsors