Rex Linder Honored for Contributions to Mark Linder Walk Charity

October 1, 2018 03:45 PM

IADC Past President (1998-99) Rex Linder, Senior Counsel at Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C., was honored and roasted on September 26 at the Peoria Civic Center.

Approximately 400 people attended the “Mayor’s Roast of Rex Linder.”

Roasters included former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood; recently retired Chairman of Caterpillar Inc. Doug Oberhelman and his wife Diane; Federal Judge James Shadid; Dean of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Dr. Sarah Rusch; Mayor Jim Ardis; among some others.

Several IADC members and Past Presidents were in attendance – Andy and Lynn Kopon, Rob Hunter, Will Cleveland, Brad Ingram, and Mark Hansen.

Proceeds raised from the event totaled more than $160,000 for two charities – Mark Linder Walk for the Mind and Children’s Hospital of Illinois.


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