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Devan's December column: Partnership for Children makes a difference

Well here we are…already half-way through December! It’s safe to say 2017 has been another great year.  Much of the focus on the programming side of the Community Foundation of Grundy County (CFGC) has revolved around youth this year.   In June, the Grundy Partnership for Children (GPC) began to reconvene after a year break.  …

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Devan's August column: Hoarding requires mental health help

August 17, 2017   About four years ago, the issue of hoarding was brought to the attention of several organizations in Grundy County, which prompted the Community Foundation of Grundy County to provide a grant that allowed the creation of a hoarding task force led by a counselor from the Grundy County Health Department.   …

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GC2 December 1st: What will Grundy County look like in 10 years?

2017 Grundy County Growth Conference 2027 What Will Grundy County Look Like in 10 Years? Jobs, Housing, Roads What Planning Decisions Do You Need to Make?   Friday, December 1, 2017 8:00 am to Noon Moose Lodge 967 3835 N. IL Route 47, Morris (1/2 mile south of Illinois River Bridge) Presenters Grundy County Labor …

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Julie's August MHN column: Get ready for charitable gift planning

We are excited to invite all professional advisers in the region to a free workshop to earn CEUs on Wednesday, Sept. 27. The 25th annual Estate and Charitable Gift Planning Institute is a national event hosted locally to teach the finer details of planning estate gifts. The Continuing Education Units are available for attorneys, accountants, …

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Philanthropy isn’t about us, it’s about improving the county

by Julianne Buck Executive Director August 3, 2017   Well, it finally happened. After years of wishing and promising, we finally got to New Hampshire to see Jim Baum’s mountain. Yes, Jim Baum bought a mountain. Well, it’s part of a mountain – 250 acres on the eastern slope of Moose Mountain just outside of Hanover, …

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