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Beautification Initiatives Important to Community Building

Beautification Initiatives Important to Community Building

Published in Frederick News Post on July 4, 2022: You might be surprised, while walking down a bustling street, to look up and see a cascade of pink and purple petunias or vibrant pink begonias falling over the side of a hanging basket. If you've taken a moment to look up while strolling around in downtown Frederick, you've likely seen some of the 70 flowering baskets that beautify the historic landscape.
Fund Awards 47 Scholarships to Brunswick High School Graduates

Fund Awards 47 Scholarships to Brunswick High School Graduates

FREDERICK, MD – July 1, 2022: For the past 20 years, Daniel Lajewski has often attended the Brunswick High School senior awards ceremony to announce several scholarships in his late wife’s honor.
Lions of Yellow Springs Fund to Benefit Four Nonprofit Organizations

Lions of Yellow Springs Fund to Benefit Four Nonprofit Organizations

The Lions of Yellow Springs Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component charitable funds.
Fathers and a Legacy of Community Impact

Fathers and a Legacy of Community Impact

Published in the Frederick News Post on June 20, 2022: Yesterday was Father’s Day – a day traditionally meant to honor fathers and shine a light on the importance of an involved dad in child rearing. Hopefully fathers across Frederick are feeling the love. Over the years, donors have turned to the Community Foundation to help create lasting memorials to their fathers.
Gou Family Charitable Fund Established at Community Foundation

Gou Family Charitable Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – June 21, 2022: The Gou Family Charitable Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component charitable funds.
Fiumara Fund to Benefit Children and Youth in Frederick County

Fiumara Fund to Benefit Children and Youth in Frederick County

FREDERICK, MD – June 16, 2022: The Joseph T. Fiumara Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County to support children.
Women’s Giving Circle Provides $260,000 in Grants

Women’s Giving Circle Provides $260,000 in Grants

FREDERICK, MD – June 17, 2022: The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County announces that 28 grants, five of which were awarded for new programs, totaling $260,000 have been presented to 20 area nonprofits serving women and their dependents.
Slezak Musical Scholarships Established at Community Foundation

Slezak Musical Scholarships Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – June 16, 2022: John J. and Gail K. Slezak have created two scholarship funds with The Community Foundation of Frederick County to support music education, becoming two of its more than 750 component charitable funds.
Fund Awards 47 Scholarships in Late Wife’s Honor

Fund Awards 47 Scholarships in Late Wife’s Honor

Published in the Frederick News Post on June 13, 2022: Daniel Lajewski looks forward to spring. His favorite part of the season is not necessarily the blooming flowers or warmer days, it’s not even the emerging bees or longer evenings. Mr. Lajewski looks forward to attending the Brunswick High School senior awards ceremony where he has the pleasure of announcing scholarships in his late wife’s honor.
Wertheimer Fellows Create Funds to Support LGBTQ+ Programs

Wertheimer Fellows Create Funds to Support LGBTQ+ Programs

June is Pride Month - a time to celebrate the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) community. Pride Month commemorates years of struggle for civil rights and the ongoing pursuit of equal justice for LGBTQ+ people. The Community Foundation is proud to support programs at The Frederick Center through funds created by Wertheimer Fellows.

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