(Chicago, IL – April 3, 2017) Northwestern Settlement’s Annual Meeting: A Celebration of Sharing honors Steve Solomon, Global Philanthropy Director at Exelon, and Cossette. Solomon, will also be speaking at the event on “Philanthropy for Impact”, and what investing in nonprofits now can mean for the future.

Northwestern Settlement is pleased to present Steven Solomon with the Emma and Henry Wade Rogers Legacy Award for Corporate Partnership. Solomon is Vice President of Corporate Relations of Exelon, the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, and President of the Exelon Foundation. He oversees Exelon, ComEd and Constellation’s corporate relations activities, including corporate giving, sponsorships, employee volunteer programs, and the Exelon Foundation. Solomon’s commitment to community and education, and his and Exelon’s continued support of Rowe Elementary School has had a direct impact on scholars, opening doors to hands-on STEM education, and new possibilities for their futures and careers.

Cossette, a communications and marketing agency, headquartered in Montreal, and new in Chicago, their clients include McDonalds, General Mills and Home Depot. They have been working pro bono with Northwestern Settlement for more than two years to provide a cohesive brand experience to better tell the amazing and inspiring stories of the Settlement’s 125 year history. For their dedication to the Settlement, its mission and neighbors, Cossette will be honored with the Emma and Henry Wade Rogers Legacy Award for Innovation and Impact.


About Northwestern Settlement:

Northwestern Settlement has nurtured, educated, and inspired children and families in need in Chicago for 125 years. Although our methods of service have changed, the Settlement continues to disrupt generational poverty by providing fully integrated educational, social services and arts programs to meet the complex needs of our neighbors. Learn more about Northwestern Settlement at www.northwesternsettlement.org.