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Joyce Summers
Joyce Summers
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De Willard: Forward Thinking and Innovative

De Willard: Forward Thinking and Innovative

If ever there was a testimony to the benefits of hard work, it’s local businessman and Community Foundation of Frederick County supporter De Willard. Fit and energetic at 87, De admits to working long hours for most of his life, a habit that has obviously agreed with him.
Black Philanthropy Month

Black Philanthropy Month

Black Philanthropy Month was created in August 2011 by Dr. Jackie Bouvier-Copeland and the Pan-African Women’s Philanthropy Network. It is a global celebration of African-descent giving and is recognized by the United Nations as part of its Declaration of 2011 as the International Year for People of African descent. Its goal is universal: to promote the power of giving to transform lives.
Women Empowering Women

Women Empowering Women

Community spirit abounds in Frederick County. This is a place where volunteerism and generosity are front and center, and our community benefits greatly from these gifts. The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County has all these components plus one more: a passion for improving self-sufficiency for women and those who depend on them.
Bringing Smiles to Many Faces

Bringing Smiles to Many Faces

Christmas in July has become a popular marketing theme in recent years. Store promotions, Hallmark Channel’s run of holiday movies throughout the month, and other deals and incentives to buy for the holidays now.
Funds That Help Preserve Our History

Funds That Help Preserve Our History

July 4th has come and gone again, and we celebrated our country’s independence.
Scholarship Impact, Big Results

Scholarship Impact, Big Results

Each year, the Community Foundation presents hundreds of post-secondary scholarships to deserving students who are working towards degrees or certifications and training that will provide the skills necessary to be productive, successful adults.
Honoring Those Who Served

Honoring Those Who Served

Frederick County is rich in history, from the Revolutionary War forward. Originally, Memorial Day honored those who lost their lives fighting in the Civil War. As world wars and other conflicts evolved, the holiday became a way to honor all who have died serving their country.
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.

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