CELEBRATE BOARD LEADERSHIP AT RECEPTION OPEN TO PUBLIC
(PAOLI, PA – May 25, 2022): The Chester County Community Foundation is honoring Outgoing Board Chair Michael DeHaven, CPA and welcoming Incoming Chair Winifred Moran Sebastian, Esq. at Chair’s Choice on Sunday, June 5. Guests are invited to Waynesborough Country Club to enjoy delicious food, wine and beer, beautiful sights, and wonderful company, while also celebrating Community Foundation board leadership. Additional outgoing board members and incoming board members will be recognized and celebrated at the event
Michael DeHaven, CPA is a shareholder with Rainer & Company, an accounting firm that has a longstanding reputation for outstanding professional and community service. Throughout his term as Board Chair, Mike used his personal and professional connections to strengthen and grow legacy philanthropy in Chester County. Mike’s efforts opening the doors to legacy philanthropy earned him a Door Opener Award in 2017, years before he became Chair. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Mike guided the Foundation’s actions and responses, ensuring charitable giving grew in Chester County during a challenging time. Mike is Chair Emeritus of the Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry and he serves on the boards of the Chester County Economic Development Council, Mental Health Partnerships, and the Central and Western Chester County Industrial Development Authority.
Philanthropy is a family effort for the DeHavens. Mike’s wife Kim is a board member for Home of the Sparrow and their three sons – Chris, Colin, and Regan – are all actively involved with community service. The DeHavens make generous grants to local charitable causes through their fund, the DeHaven Family Charitable Fund, and Mike and Kim are members of the Ben Franklin Legacy Society, cementing their desire to make a lasting impact in Chester County.
The Chester County Community Foundation is excited to welcome Winifred Moran Sebastian, Esq. as the Incoming Board Chair. The Community Foundation is confident that Winnie’s expansive experience, strong leadership, and generous heart will lend greatly to her success as Board Chair.
Winnie practices Business, Municipal and Zoning, Real Estate, Trusts and Estates, Wills, and Probates at Lamb McErlane PC in Oxford. Winnie is very active in the community. She is a Fund Advisor for the Randy L. & Winifred Moran Sebastian Scholarship Fund. She supports the Lighthouse Youth Ministries and the Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center, and has served as a board member for the Chester County Red Cross and the YMCA of Greater Brandywine. Winnie is also involved with the Fund for Women at the Delaware Community Foundation, SOAR, and the YMCA Delaware.
Chair’s Choice will be held on Sunday, June 5 from 3-5 pm at Waynesboro Country Club in Paoli, PA. For tickets to join the Chester County Community Foundation for this celebration or for sponsorship opportunities, please visit chescocf.org/events/2022-chairs-choice/.
Photo captions (L to R): Michael DeHaven, CPA and Winifred Moran Sebastian, Esq.
About the Chester County Community Foundation
Headquartered in West Chester’s Lincoln Building, the Chester County Community Foundation connects people who care with causes that matter so their legacy philanthropy makes a difference now and forever. The Community Foundation holds nearly $100 million in trust and annually awards $4.5 million in grants and scholarships. To learn more about the Community Foundation, visit www.chescocf.org.
For further information, contact:
Jamison Ludgate, Marketing & Outreach Officer
Chester County Community Foundation
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