(West Chester, PA – October 14, 2020) – Local community leader Robert E. Rigg, CIC, CPCU, CLU has been named an Emeritus Board Member of the Chester County Community Foundation. The title “Director Emeritus” honors those retiring directors who have made outstanding contributions to the growth and success of the Community Foundation.
Partner of Rigg-Darlington Group, Bob is an active community volunteer and philanthropic leader. Since 2008, Bob has been a friend and passionate supporter of the Community Foundation. He has served as Board Chair, Chair of the Investment Committee, a member of the Finance Committee, and a member of the Strategic Initiatives Task Force.
Via the Rigg Family Foundation, Bob and his wife Karen make strategic and generous grants to charities throughout the region. Bob and Karen have supported the Camphill Special School, The Point, Chester County Futures, Honey Brook Food Pantry, Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center, Good Works, and the YMCA of Greater Brandywine through their charitable fund.
Bob also serves as a Board member of the Rotary Club of Thorndale and of the YMCA of Greater Brandywine. He is a member of Good Works Resource Development Committee. Bob serves as a director of First Resource Bank. Previously, he served as a director of National Penn Bancshares, National Penn Bank, and Elverson National Bank.
Bob will be recognized for his philanthropic contributions at the Community Foundation’s 26th Annual Meeting. All community members are invited to virtually attend an afternoon or evening viewing of the Annual Meeting on Monday, October 26, 2020. To RSVP, visit: https://chescocf.org/virtual-26th/.
About the Chester County Community Foundation
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 nearly $70 million in trust and annually awards $3.5 million in grants and scholarships. www.chescocf.org.