Chair’s Choice Celebration, Celebrating Philanthropy Leadership


West Chester, PA – Join the Chester County Community Foundation to honor the Outgoing Board Chair, Robert E. Rigg, CIC, CPCU, CLU, and welcome Incoming Chair Anthony Morris, Esq., at Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery on June 24th.  This year’s Chair’s Choice event celebrates Rigg’s successful two years as Board Chair and kicks off the start of Morris’ term.

Guests are welcome to stroll through the Galer Estate grounds and enjoy the beautiful sights and smells of a working vineyard. John Serock Catering will provide delectable hors d’ouevres and desserts that will seamlessly complement Galer’s award winning wines.

As Board Chair of the Chester County Community Foundation, Robert E. Rigg served as the chair of the Investment Committee and worked as a member of both the Finance Committee and the Strategic Initiatives Task Force. Along with his wife Karen, Bob has made generous grants to charities throughout the region through the Rigg Family Foundation. Bob’s contributions to the Chester County Community Foundation are both significant and deeply appreciated.

The Community Foundation is excited to welcome Anthony Morris, ESQ. as the Incoming Board Chair. The Community Foundation is confident that Morris’ expansive experience will lend greatly to his success as Board Chair. As a partner with Buckley Brion McGuire & Morris LLP, Morris works in a variety practice areas including: wills and trusts, estate planning, and small business matters. Tony has previously served as president of the Chester County Bar Association, completed a three year term as a Hearing Committee Member serving on the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of PA, and worked as a member of the PA Bar Association’s House of Delegates. Tony is an active volunteer with the Community Service Planning Council of West Chester, West Chester Area Day Care Center and Handi-Crafters. He has served as Vice Chair of the Community Foundation, where he and his wife, Betty, have a fund of their own.

If you would like to join the Chester County Community Foundation to celebrate Rigg’s philanthropic leadership, please visit www.chescocf.org or call 610-696-8211 to receive a full invitation.

Headquartered in West Chester’s Historic 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 over $50 million in trust and annually awards $2.5 million in grants and scholarships.