John Kasperek, Jr. Receives Cornerstone Award from South Suburban College Foundation

JK AwardCALUMET CITY, IL – John Kasperek, Jr was honored by the South Suburban College Foundation (SSCF) with their Cornerstone Award at the recent Scholarship Gala - Hollywood Awards: A Black & White Affair, at Odyssey Country Club. Kasperek is the Managing Partner of John Kasperek Co., Inc. (JKC), a local Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm with offices in Calumet City and Mokena, Illinois.

"It is an honor and privilege to present the Cornerstone Award to a remarkable individual whose contributions to the SSC Foundation have been truly invaluable," said Susan Cox, SSCF President, Old National Bank. "John's dedication, leadership, and unwavering commitment to our mission have been instrumental in advancing the Foundation's goals and initiatives."

The Cornerstone Award represents the SSCF's highest honor for leadership and philanthropy.

"I want to thank my fellow Foundation Board members," said Kasperek. "This came as a surprise to me and I am honored to receive the award. It is not easy going out and raising money but we have been very successful working together. I would also like to say ‘thank you’ to everyone here tonight - we appreciate your continued support."

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In addition to his 20-year plus role as SSCF Treasurer, Kasperek has served as past President of the Calumet City Lions Club, Finance Committee Chairman for St. Victor Parish, past President of the Calumet City Cavaliers, among other his volunteer service roles.

John Kasperek Co., Inc. was founded in 1989 to serve the financial needs of the Chicago Southland and Northwest Indiana area, providing customized services to local units of government, nonprofit organizations, corporations and individuals at an affordable rate. Kasperek said he and his firm are committed to the continued success of their clients and the community in which they serve. For more information about JKC, visit or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The SSCF was originally established in 1973 and Kasperek has served as its Treasurer since 2000. As a public charity described in IRC Sections 509(a)(2), donations are entirely tax-deductible (EIN: 237191738). Today, the SSCF is led by a robust, engaging board of directors with a mission to support the educational purposes and objectives of the College by providing assistance in the promotion of SSC services and facilities, with a primary focus on student scholarships. The SSCF works cooperatively with individuals and organizations in developing a customized giving plan to meet the needs and desires of the donors. Visit for more information.


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