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Community foundation welcomes new trustees

The Charlevoix County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of two (2) new trustees; Jennifer Boyer and Bill Lorne.

Josette Lory, Chair of the Foundation's Board of Trustees, is looking forward to working with the new trustees.  “Jennifer and Bill are committed and well-intentioned community citizens,” she said, noting, “the Community Foundation will benefit from their experience and engagement.”

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making a difference close to home: Dave and Ruth Skop

Dave and Ruth have deep roots in the area. Dave is originally from Boyne Falls and Ruth grew up in East Jordan.

“I learned about giving through the Community Foundation while serving on an advisory committee. We decided to include organizations that are near to our hearts and that we already give to,” said Ruth.

“We don’t need to keep it all for ourselves,” noted Dave. “We have enough for ourselves and can be generous with our community and hope others will be encouraged to consider how they might be able to make a difference,” adds Ruth.









GRANT IMPACT:  preserving beaver island history

Recent grants to the Beaver Island Historical Society have allowed for a major building renovation, which is underway now. With support from Henry L. Hill's estate gift through the Community Foundation, the building addition is progressing quickly. 

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