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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