“Vital Signs” and “Visions”

Posted on Feb 26, 2013 | 0 comments

We are thrilled that the Morris Daily Herald used our “Vital Signs of Grundy County” as a starting point for this year’s “Visions” feature! Topics within the ten “Vital Signs” categories were developed into stories and highlighted as a special pull-out section the week of February 19th. In case you didn’t pick up your hard copies of the Morris Daily Herald last week, we have posted the...

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Grants to Jump Start over $157,000

Posted on Feb 25, 2013 | 0 comments

We are proud to say that we have supported the Jump Start program in Grundy County for years now to the tune of over $157,000! Jump Start is a parents-as-teachers in-home intervention program for families with young children ages birth to five. The goal is to work on issues early so that children enter school ready to learn. Jump Start staff works with parents and children on any variety of things, such as parenting, discipline, nutrition,...

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Welcome new board members!

Posted on Feb 22, 2013 | 0 comments

On February 21, 2013, the board of trustees of the Community Foundation of Grundy County welcomed four new board members: Nancy Bjelland Lorraine Davidson Dave Ferguson Shantel Leasure Two are replacing past board members Sheriff Terry Marketti and Russelle Holsinger, and two are part of our expansion from a board of 11 to 13. Please join us in welcoming them — we are very excited to have them come...

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New! Summer Activity Expo

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 | 0 comments

Representative Pam Roth and the Grundy Partnership for Children invite the public to a “Summer Activity Expo” on Saturday, March 16th, at the VFW in Morris. Organizations from the area who offer summer activities, camps, and programs for children ages birth to 18 will have displays to answer your questions, as well as accept registrations and payments. Don’t miss this opportunity to get your kids signed up for a summer’s...

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