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18 Dec Giving Tuesday a Success in Starke County

The Starke County Community Foundation (SCCF) held a holiday open house on November 28th in conjunction with #GivingTuesday. Nearly $15,000 was generously given by community members and organizations in celebration of #GivingTuesday. This was the SCCF’s 3rd year of participation in the event. “After the busy...

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12 Dec Emma Dahlquist Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Emma Dahlquist, a Rochester Community High School graduating senior, has been named the 2018 Fulton County Community Foundation Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Emma will receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana college or university of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books...

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12 Dec Joshua Catanzaro Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Joshua Catanzaro, a Maconaquah High School graduating senior, has been named the 2018 Miami County Community Foundation Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Joshua will receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana college or university of his choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and...

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12 Dec Elizabeth McEntee Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Elizabeth McEntee, a Knox Community High School graduating senior, has been named the 2018 Starke County Community Foundation Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Elizabeth will receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana college or university of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books...

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10 Dec Preserving the memory of the former NJ-SP High School

North Judson-San Pierre High School Memorial Committee Fund The members of the North Judson-San Pierre High School Class of 1970 have established a fund with the Northern Indiana Community Foundation with plans to build a monument to the historic North Judson-San Pierre High School. The NJ-SP...

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09 Dec A planned gift

David Beall was a beloved teacher at Maconaquah High school and such an inspiration to his students that, even after leaving his class, they continue to consider the question “What would Mr. Beall do?”...

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09 Dec An IRA Rollover gift

The Bridge Family Operating Endowment Fund Bob and Carol Bridge are often referred to as “The couple that knows everyone.” They are the epitome of friendly neighbors and have loved meeting and supporting the people of Fulton County through involvement with work, family, and organizations. In 2007,...

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08 Dec A gift of real estate

The Rosa of Indiana Endowment Fund Roger and Sally Ciapara, residents of Fruitport, Michigan, were previously owners of R.S.I. Wholesale, Inc., which was a building supply company that had locations in three states. One location was in Toto, Indiana. In 1997, Roger and Sally sold their...

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07 Dec “Always prepare for the future.”

A Seeds for Tomorrow Story Jerome “Jerry” Scherf is an entrepreneurial, forward-thinking man who is both business and community-minded. He ultimately wants to continue to be smart with his assets and place them where he feels confident that they will be wisely invested, will continue to grow,...

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07 Dec MCCF Awards Impact Grant

The Miami County Community Foundation (MCCF) awarded a $10,000 impact grant to United Way of Miami County, Inc. for its Miami County Works program. The program is free to the public and was formed to help reduce employment barriers for Miami County residents....

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