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Joyce Summers
Joyce Summers
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Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is Power

As a community, we continue to hear about accidents and deaths related to drunk driving. It is especially sobering when you know people who have lost family or friends this way.
The Surprise Legacy of One, Impacting Countless Others

The Surprise Legacy of One, Impacting Countless Others

Sometimes legacies are a surprise. The notice from The Office of the Register of Wills stating that the Community Foundation was named as an interested party in the estate of Calvin Murray was routine.
Turning Tragedy Into Good, part 2

Turning Tragedy Into Good, part 2

On this Veterans Day, we pause to honor and remember all the brave men and women who have served in the United States military. Frederick County has lost numerous warriors. Their selflessness has created legacies when they were much too young to have one but earned it through the ultimate sacrifice of giving their life for their country.
Turning Tragedy Into Good

Turning Tragedy Into Good

We most often think of legacies as something left behind by those who have lived long, productive lives. Sometimes, though, legacies are created by some who are much too young.
Going Above and Beyond

Going Above and Beyond

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 difference in the lives of others.
Losing Yourself in the Cause

Losing Yourself in the Cause

There’s a story behind every fund created at the Community Foundation. Let’s start with one of the very first: the Smith Sisters, who created The Mary E. M. and Ruth E. Smith Scholarship Fund.
Paying It Forward

Paying It Forward

Are you familiar with The Community Foundation of Frederick County? It was established in 1986 by community advocates who wanted to create a place where people could put their charitable dollars to work in ways that were meaningful to them.
Seeing Things Differently - Winter 2018 Newsletter

Seeing Things Differently - Winter 2018 Newsletter

The winter 2018 newsletter has just been released and features a variety of news and information about the Community Foundation.
Community Foundation and Frederick County Government Announce Grants to Citizens and Montevue Facilities

Community Foundation and Frederick County Government Announce Grants to Citizens and Montevue Facilities

Grants totaling more than $65,000 have been provided from five funds that were created specifically to benefit Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living.
2017 Wertheimer Volunteerism and Youth in Action Honorees Announced

2017 Wertheimer Volunteerism and Youth in Action Honorees Announced

September 27, 2017: RaeAnn Butler, Daniel Campbell, and Vanessa Fox will be honored in November as 2017 Wertheimer Fellows.

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