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Nicholas Paskowsky’s Legacy Helps Students Study Abroad

Nicholas Paskowsky’s Legacy Helps Students Study Abroad

Nicholas Paskowsky was an honors student, a standout football and track and field athlete, and had a deep appreciation for international travel and studying abroad to further his education. These interests are reflected in a fund in his memory with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. His legacy will help countless students enhance their education through study abroad programs.
Supporting Urban Gardening Throughout Frederick County

Supporting Urban Gardening Throughout Frederick County

Linda Moran and her husband Don Doughty shared an interest in gardening and the importance of public green space. Their shared interest is honored with a fund in Mr. Doughty’s memory at The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Mildred Trevvett’s Love of Music Inspires Fund in Her Memory

Mildred Trevvett’s Love of Music Inspires Fund in Her Memory

Mildred Trevvett was a nationally recognized music educator who positively influenced countless students. Her legacy is honored with a fund in her name with The Community Foundation of Frederick County that will benefit music educators and students for generations to come.
Brunswick Area Fund Provides Broad Impact in the Community

Brunswick Area Fund Provides Broad Impact in the Community

Since it was founded in 1986, The Community Foundation of Frederick County has encouraged charitable giving that benefits the quality of life for all residents of the county. One of the Community Foundation’s component funds has provided broad impact and enhanced the quality of life specifically for Brunswick area residents.
Legacy Paves the Way for Future Building Trades Professionals

Legacy Paves the Way for Future Building Trades Professionals

Joseph Compofelice was a man dedicated to hard work, learning new skills, and mentoring others. These character traits will forever be reflected in a fund in his memory with The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
What I am Thankful for this Thanksgiving

What I am Thankful for this Thanksgiving

It is no secret that 2020 has been a difficult year for all of us. As we approach Thanksgiving this week, it is another sign of how things are different this year. We will not be gathered around the dinner table with large groups of family and friends as we normally are every fourth Thursday in November, but as I reflect back on this year, there is plenty that I am thankful for.
A History of The Community Foundation of Frederick County

A History of The Community Foundation of Frederick County

A history of The Community Foundation of Frederick County is now available.
#NothingStopsPhilanthropy

#NothingStopsPhilanthropy

Please join The Community Foundation of Frederick County on November 19 at 3 p.m. for the premiere of #NothingStopsPhilanthropy, a short and exciting video about how we, together, made great things happen in Frederick County in fiscal year 2020.
William Barnhart’s Legacy Provides Broad Community Impact

William Barnhart’s Legacy Provides Broad Community Impact

The life of William Eugene “Gene” Barnhart will have a profound impact on others with three funds created with The Community Foundation of Frederick County through his estate provisions. With Mr. Barnhart’s generosity and vision for the future, countless students will benefit from educational scholarships, people battling cancer will receive vital support services, and Broadfording Church of the Brethren will receive support for its operations.
The 2020 Wertheimer Honorees

The 2020 Wertheimer Honorees

Each year, the Community Foundation recognizes several people from Frederick County who are selfless in their contributions of time, energy, and talents because they want to make a difference in the lives of others. We are pleased to announce the 2020 Wertheimer Fellows for Excellence in Volunteerism who will be honored on November 19, 2020, at our 34th Annual Report to the Community, which is being held virtually this year.

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