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Joyce Summers
Joyce Summers
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Remembering Mom Forever

Remembering Mom Forever

We celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday, May 12. Millions of people bought cards, flowers, candy and other symbols of love to show their appreciation for their mom, mother-in-law, grandmother, godmother, and anyone who has filled the role of “mom” at various times.
Agriculture Education Benefits Frederick County Youth

Agriculture Education Benefits Frederick County Youth

Spring is here, and no one knows that better than Frederick County farmers. There’s much to do to prepare for crop planting, orchard pruning, spring births of animals, equipment repairs, and much more.
Recognizing the Contributions of Volunteers

Recognizing the Contributions of Volunteers

April is the official month for recognizing the contributions, talents, time, energy, and resourcefulness of the millions of volunteers who contribute in countless ways to society.
Passion for Frederick County

Passion for Frederick County

You’ve heard us talk about Janis Miller Wertheimer whose endowment fund makes it possible for the Community Foundation to honor some of Frederick County’s unsung heroes each fall.
Giving Beyond Your Lifetime

Giving Beyond Your Lifetime

There are many people who give generously to many organizations throughout their lifetime. They faithfully support one or more nonprofits representing causes they believe in, or they establish a fund with the Community Foundation that will provide grant distributions to these nonprofits each year.
Robinson Fund Dedicated to Helping Frederick County Seniors

Robinson Fund Dedicated to Helping Frederick County Seniors

Family, faith, friends, violets, poetry and coffee are just a few of the things that were important to Viola Marie Robinson, pictured. As Mrs. Robinson aged, her mobility decreased, and she progressed from using a cane to using a walker and then a wheelchair.
Honoring African American History Month

Honoring African American History Month

In 1970, the recognition of African American history and its contributions to United States history and culture was expanded to a month-long celebration taking place each February.
Artistry Still in Motion

Artistry Still in Motion

When The Helen L. Smith Scholarship Fund for Children and the Arts was created in 1994, no one imagined that more than 5,400 youth between the ages of six and twelve would have participated in art classes at The Delaplaine Arts Center to date.
A Lifetime and Legacy of Quietly Helping

A Lifetime and Legacy of Quietly Helping

How often do you meet people now who are born, raised, and live their entire lives in the same place? Frederick County is a place where this phenomenon is not uncommon, but increasingly unlikely as the years pass.
Secret Santa Fund Gives All Year

Secret Santa Fund Gives All Year

In this holiday season, some families, friends, and co-workers have “Secret Santa” exchanges where holiday gifts are given anonymously.

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