LAGRANGE – LaGrange County Community Foundation welcomed new board member Renea Boots at the 2018 annual meeting.
Boots is Chief Administration Officer with Farmers State Bank where she has worked for 17 years. A graduate of Prairie Heights High School, she and her husband, Todd, live on the east side of LaGrange County.
In 2017, the foundation awarded $488,625 in grants of which $97,050 was awarded in scholarships and $78,610 was awarded in local funding requests.
Key developments in the past year included the launch of the Franky Sherman Memorial Building Fund to support a memorial pavilion at the 4-H Fairgrounds; the creation of the Natalie Kauffman Memorial Scholarship Fund and E. Marie Dwight Memorial Fund; and the continued growth as a Scholarship Granting Organization which currently holds funds for Howe Military Academy.
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(2018-12-11) - Teen pleads not guilty in stabbing death
(2018-12-11) - LaGrange Co. Community Foundation makes grant
(2018-12-11) - Graveside service set for Venus Stewart
(2018-12-10) - Jury selection underway in murder trial of Michael Johnson
(2018-12-10) - Council says goodbye to 3 longtime office holders
(2018-12-10) - Woman missing from St. Joseph County MI
(2018-12-10) - Otsego, MI woman pinned between car and toll booth
(2018-12-08) - Village Market building in Centreville burns
(2018-12-08) - Woman, boy who died in fire identified
(2018-12-07) - Angola man faces drug charges in LaGrange County
(2018-12-07) - Noble County man dies in crash
(2018-12-06) - Woman hospitalized following stabbing in Goshen
(2018-12-06) - Victim of bus accident was 13-year-old boy from Winamac
(2018-12-05) - Student killed in collision of bus, truck on US 31
(2018-12-05) - Indiana November voter turnout highest in two decades
(2018-12-05) - Commissioners approve rezone for Shipshe bistro
(2018-12-05) - Two men stabbed, two arrested near Shipshewana
(2018-12-04) - Pregnant woman, 7-year-old boy perish in White Pigeon fire