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Community Foundation Annual Appreciation Event

Through my association with the Community Foundation for many years, I have gotten to know its various annual highpoints.For me, the best part of the year for this organization is the annual appreciation event, held to honor donors, grant and scholarship recipients, and fund representatives. Who are the attendees?It’s the person who donated money for a good cause, it’s the local agency who is making our community a better place through grants from the Community Foundation, it is the student receiving the necessary funding to complete a post-secondary education, and, it is all those wonderful community members who care enough about our community to open a fund with their personal investment.

For many of the donors and recipients, it is the first time they get to meet one another and they do it while breaking bread.

Through the various funds at the Community Foundation, the total amount put to work in Portage and Waushara Counties last year was nearly $1 million dollars.That fact alone is …