From: Steuben County Community Foundation [sccf@locl.net]
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June, 2010 
 

 

In This Issue
May Donations
Farewell to Board Members Tony Smith and Todd Stock
Foundation Receives Grant for Intern Program
Margaritaville-2010
FIST Names New Officers
Convening...An important role at the Community Foundation
Upcoming Events
2010 
Board of Directors
 
 Chair
    Kim Tubergen
 
 Vice Chair
    Melanie Harmon
 
Treasurer
    Dan Caruso
 
Secretary
   Hope Korte
 
Ellen Bisson
Jim Burns
Chuck Nedele
Tony Smith
Todd Stock
Kevin Stoy
Carl Swift
Jan Williams
 
 
 
Staff 
 
 President/CEO
   Dr. Oren Skinner
 
Program Officer
   Bill Stockberger
 
Scholarship Associate
    Lisa Caudill 
 
Administrative Assistant
    Sandy Ferrell
 
 
Office Location
 
1701 N. Wayne St.
Angola, IN  46703
 
Ph:   260-665-6656
Fax: 260-665-8420 
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Dear Lisa

 

  
Thank you to our Generous Donors  
 
  
The Community Foundation would like to recognize and thank the following individuals, families, and organizations for their generous donations in the month of May.  Your support is greatly appreciated!
 
 May Donors
 

Community Foundation Bids Farewell to Two Board Members

 
At the June Board Meeting, Todd Stock and Tony Smith were recognized for their service to the Community Foundation Board of Directors.  Both Todd & Tony have served three consecutive, three year terms for a total of nine years of dedication.
 
 
Todd is past Board Chair and along with the other 11 board members, has assisted in many financial, policy and procedural decisions as well as day to day operational matters.
  
Tony has served as Chair of the Grants Committee and has been instrumental in the awarding of grants to recipients throughout the county.
 
 
"We greatly appreciate Todd and Tony's dedication to not only the Foundation, but to the community that we impact.  We wish them both the very best" said Dr. Oren Skinner, President and CEO
 
 
   
 
 Community Foundation Receives
Grant for Internship Pilot Program
 
The Steuben County Community Foundation is involved with a new pilot program for Community Foundations funded by a Lilly Endowment grant under the GIFT (Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow) Initiative.  The Endowment's program aims to address two key objectives: to help build healthy Indiana community foundations and to provide Indiana college students with real-life work experiences. 
 
Our Foundation is collaborating with Trine University to create and sustain a Media, Marketing and Communications Internship Program. This program will increase the Foundation's ability to interact with our community using contemporary tools and strategies, ultimately increasing individual and organizational engagement in the Foundation's philanthropic activities.
 
The program will be divided into six segments; one each semester of the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 school years, and one during each summer.  The objectives of the project will be 1) Foundation staff will increase their knowledge and skills of utilizing contemporary media, marketing and communications strategies, 2) SCCF will increase its ability to interact and connect with donors, charities and community projects, 3) Trine University students, staff and faculty will increase their level of engagement with the Steuben County philanthropic sector, and 4) Trine University students will demonstrate their professional skills in the workplace.
 
 
The SCCF staff in conjunction with Trine University staff will be identifying candidates for the position (s).  The selection process will begin in July, with the interns beginning in September of this year.
 
 
 
"Margaritaville" Fundraiser Planning Underway
                  

The Margaritaville Committee is diligently working on this year's don't miss event. They promise a kick back and relax atmosphere with great tropical fare, ice cold beverages and music by the popular John Kirkwood Band.

Mark your calendar for Friday, September 10th. 
 
 
Location: Beautiful Glendarin Hills Golf Course.
 

Margaritaville 2009

 

Call 260-665-6656 for additional details or to become a sponsor. 

 
  

FIST Names New Officers and Members 

At a recent meeting, the FIST youth pod announced its new officers and members for the 2010-2011 school year.
 
New Officers:
 
Aaron Kaufman- President
Ben Stukey- Treasurer
Chelsea Spoor- Service Coordinator
Jana Olson- P.R. Chair
Sammie Martin- Secretary
Sarah Clary- Recorder
 
New 7th grade members:
 
Brevin Bennett- Hamilton
Nathan Clary- Angola
Sam Erman- Fremont
 
Thank you graduating seniors:
 
Erin Buswell- Hamilton
Josh Quandt- Angola
Lauren Coleman- Fremont
 
We wish you the best!
 
 Oren 
Dr. Oren Skinner, President/CEO 

Convening-An important part of addressing community concerns
 
Convening- To come together; usually for an official or public purpose.
 
One of the many roles of the Community Foundation is to convene community members from time to time to address community concerns and opportunities.
 
 
 
Upcoming Events....
 
 
. Friday, September 10, 2010- Margaritaville- Glendarin Hills Golf Course. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Music by The John Kirkwood Band. **If you have not received an invitation in the past but would like to receive an invitation this year, please contact Sandy at the Community Foundation at 260-665-6656
   
. Saturday, October 2, 2010- Oaken Bucket 5K Run/2M Walk at Sowles Bay Yacht Club.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. (Proceeds benefit the Purdue University and Indiana University Scholarship funds.)
 
  
Please call the Community Foundation at 260-665-6656 for details about any of these events.
 
Sincerely,
 

Steuben County Community Foundation
 
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