Questions with David Hoffert

Questions with David Hoffert

By Press Releases Comments Off on Questions with David Hoffert By Stephanie Overbey, Associate Director A couple of months ago, I was looking through an old scholarship file when I came across a note written in 1998 from then high school senior, David Hoffert. He wrote, in part, “I am looking forward to attending Anderson University

Lilly Endowment Community Scholars Named

By Press Releases Comments Off on Lilly Endowment Community Scholars Named KOSCIUSKO CO., IN – Two Kosciusko County students have been named recipients of four-year, full-tuition scholarships to the Indiana colleges of their choice as the Kosciusko County 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. The 2014 Kosciusko County Lilly Endowment Community Scholars are Sarah Boyle and Nolan

The McCray Family – A Riley Story

By Press Releases, Uncategorized Comments Off on The McCray Family – A Riley Story On Thursday and Friday of this week, area families will share their Riley Children’s Hospital experiences with 107.3 FM radio listeners. One of those families is the McCray Family, including A.C. McCray who is a DJ for 107.3. It’s an important story for the Community

Helping Students Love Science & Math

By Press Releases Comments Off on Helping Students Love Science & Math "I'm not good at math." "Math is hard." "Science is boring." Have you ever heard a child utter those words? Do you remember saying those things yourself? For many, recollections of science class involve memorizing the periodic table; and math class was a seemingly endless

Remembering Roma Maish

By Press Releases Comments Off on Remembering Roma Maish The Board of Directors and Staff of the Community Foundation are grieving the loss of a very good friend, Mrs. Roma Maish.  Roma passed away on Thursday, January 16, and we want to celebrate her life by telling you about her involvement with the Community

Kristine Alderfer – Profile of a Scholarship Volunteer

By Press Releases Comments Off on Kristine Alderfer – Profile of a Scholarship Volunteer By Stephanie Overbey, Associate Director Kristine Alderfer is one busy mama. She is mother to twin 7-year-old daughters and a tireless advocate and fundraiser for Cure JM Foundation. Her daughter, Katherine, has Juvenile Myositis (JM). Recently, I posted a plea for scholarship committee volunteers on the

Questions with Josh Wildman

By Press Releases Comments Off on Questions with Josh Wildman By Stephanie Overbey, Associate Director Josh Wildman, Chief Executive Officer of Wildman Business Group, spoke with me recently about his family’s business and his personal journey from wake boarder to CEO. KCCF: Describe yourself as a kid. JW: I was into everything, especially sports like skiing, soccer and

Join Us in Welcoming Our New Board Members

By Press Releases Comments Off on Join Us in Welcoming Our New Board Members By Stephanie Overbey, Associate Director We are pleased to welcome seven new members, whose terms begin this month, to our 23-member board of directors. New board members include Ron Baumgartner, Kevin Deardorff, Jennifer Hollar, Dana Krull, Jon Roberts, Christine Sands and Kip Tom. Ron Baumgartner lives in

Annual Meeting Guests Choose Proactive Grant Area

By Press Releases Comments Off on Annual Meeting Guests Choose Proactive Grant Area By Stephanie Overbey, Associate Director More than 130 people attended our annual meeting on Wednesday, November 20. Each person in attendance had the opportunity to vote on the category they felt deserved grantmaking priority from the Community Foundation in the coming year. The categories included: arts & culture,
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