It’s Fun to Give Out Money

Another great year for the Anamoose Area Community Foundation as they were able to give out $7500 in grants Sunday at the Anamoose Senior Center.  Grants were awarded to 3  organizations in the Anamoose area.  The recipients were:

Lorie Schmaltz accepts grant for Park Board

Lorie Schmaltz accepts grant for Park Board

$2500-Anamoose Park Board for new playground equipment

Joe Weninger presents Bonnie Helm, MainStreams President a $2500 grant

Joe Weninger presents Bonnie Helm, MainStreams President a $2500 grant

$2500-MainStreams to purchase & install electric furnace/air conditioner & duct work in the Anamoose 1909 Historic Bank

Myrna Muffenbeir, McHenry Co Senior Meals & Services and Bill Goodwin (right), board member accept a $2500 grant from Joe Weniinger

Myrna Muffenbeir, McHenry Co Senior Meals & Services and Bill Goodwin (right), board member accept a $2500 grant from Joe Weninger

$2500-Tri-County Senior Meals & Services to supplement senior meal expenses

This is the 6th year that grants have been given out.  A total of more than $35,000 has been given in grants to more than 30 projects.  The current endowment fund is $195,000.

Members of the Anamoose Advisory Board are:  Alyce Heer, President; Joe Weninger, Vice President; Shirley Nitz, Secretary/Treasurer; Rose Weninger, Norma Martin, Dick Hauser & Julie Fahy.

Lorie Schmaltz was so pleased to get the Park Board grant from Joe Weninger that she gave him a kiss on the cheek & a hug.

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