Volume LIVNovember 2007Number 4

Heckman Named Gift Planning Director
for Central Pennsylvania Region

James R. Heckman has been named Director of Gift Planning-Central Region for the Masonic Charities of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania. His office is located at the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown. Heckman's responsibilities include developing and implementing a planned giving program in Central Pennsylvania, including the oversight of the legacy society program, with the aim of fostering and securing deferred and outright gifts. He also assists with the implementation of an endowment campaign.

Heckman brings 20 years of experience in fund raising to Masonic Village. He was most recently employed as Director of Gift Planning for the American Red Cross in the Susquehanna Valley region.

Heckman earned his bachelor's degree in political science from Villanova University and his master's degree in international administration from the School for International Training.

He is the president of the Estate Planning Council of Central Pennsylvania, serves on the Board of Directors for the Central Pennsylvania Association of Fundraising Professionals and is a member of the Susquehanna Valley Planned Giving Council.

Heckman is a former Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia, whose efforts included education and job development. He also worked in rural development in Indonesia for the nonprofit aid organization, Save the Children. He resides in Halifax.
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The new Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania Visa credit card is the only card that supports the Grand Lodge and our Masonic Charities. U.S. Bank offers a rewards program that benefits members and allows you to support our Masonic Charities every time you use it. In addition to great benefits, which include no annual fee, your choice of rewards and 1,000 bonus points with your first purchase, U.S. Bank is pleased to provide a special introductory offer of 0% APR for 6 months on all purchases and balance transfers.

Apply today using the Visa applications that are available at your lodge, or call U.S. Bank at (800) 853-5576, ext. 8878.
The creditor and issuer of the Visa Platinum card is the U.S. Bank National Association ND.
The card is also available with a picture of the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia, a group of famous Masons or a circle of children.

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