Death, taxes, and breakfast

Posted on Jan 15, 2016 | 0 comments

by R. Benjamin Johnston Morris Herald-News January 11, 2016   The coffee was warm, the food simple but good, and as always the company exceptional. The group had been having breakfast this way for years. Sometimes there would be more of them, sometimes less; the size of the group at any one day depended on both family and business obligations. Sometimes they got along, sometimes they didn’t. But all shared similar values regarding their...

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We’re ready for tenants!

Posted on Jan 14, 2016 | 0 comments

One of our part-time rental offices is ready for our first tenant – Anita Young of Chestnut Health Systems moves in next week for 3-4 days per month! If your non-profit needs a part-time office in Grundy County, we might be your best bet! We have two new locking computer armoires so two agencies can leave some of your office items here all the time.  We also have some locking file cabinets. $10/half day $20/full day Includes free wifi,...

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Solving Hef’s problem

Posted on Jan 14, 2016 | 0 comments

by Julie Buck Community Foundation of Grundy County   January 14, 2016   Okay, this may be surreal ends of the spectrum, but here’s the scenario:  Hugh Hefner wants to sell the Playboy Mansion in LA for $200 million – with the caveat that he live there for the rest of his life. Sound familiar?  Do you know a donor who has donated a farm to charity provided that they can live in the farmhouse the rest of their life? Both scenarios can...

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“To Blog or Not to Blog?”

Posted on Jan 11, 2016 | 0 comments

All not-for-profit organizations (social service agencies, governments, schools, etc.) in the region are invited to the February 11th “Non-Profit Tools for Success” where we will discuss “To Blog or Not to Blog?” We’ll meet at 5:00 pm at the CFGC office, 520 W. Illinois Avenue, Morris, in the historic Coleman Hardware Building. All are invited!  Please RSVP to 815-941-0852 or...

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