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Jeanie Cronin’s Inspiration to Give Back to Her Community

Jeanie Cronin’s Inspiration to Give Back to Her Community

Jeanie Cronin has been tireless with her efforts in advocating for and providing services to immigrant populations in Frederick. She received a 2010 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism Award from The Community Foundation of Frederick County. Our 2021 Wertheimer Fellow and Youth in Action Award nominations are open throughout the month of May, and I would like to take the time to share Ms. Cronin’s story with the hope that it will inspire our community to nominate similar volunteers this year.
Betty Markey Hooper’s Legacy Helps Walkersville Students Achieve their Educational Goals

Betty Markey Hooper’s Legacy Helps Walkersville Students Achieve their Educational Goals

Betty Markey Hooper was a lifelong Frederick County resident who cared deeply about education and her local community. Her legacy is reflected in a scholarship fund in her name at The Community Foundation of Frederick County that helps Walkersville students pursue their post-secondary educational goals.
Forever Frederick County: Planning for the Unplanned

Forever Frederick County: Planning for the Unplanned

Since 1986, thousands of donors have relied on the credibility and expertise of The Community Foundation of Frederick County to help them build community and realize their philanthropic goals.
Scholarship Fund in Dawn Renee Smith’s Memory Helps Students Pursue Education in Marketing

Scholarship Fund in Dawn Renee Smith’s Memory Helps Students Pursue Education in Marketing

Dawn Renee Smith was a student who excelled at marketing. She was active in community service projects, and her kindness and goodwill toward others was experienced by everyone she met. A scholarship fund in her memory at The Community Foundation of Frederick County helps students who exhibit qualities and interests similar to hers pursue their post-secondary educational goals and career aspirations.
Henry Droneburg’s Legacy Helps Aspiring Artists Pursue their Educational Goals

Henry Droneburg’s Legacy Helps Aspiring Artists Pursue their Educational Goals

Henry Droneburg, III was a young man who lived life with a quiet kindness that he extended to everyone he met. He was an exceptional artist who was a role model to many and inspired others. His legacy is honored with a fund in his name at The Community Foundation of Frederick County that helps students pursue their educational goals.
Lisa Lajewski’s Legacy Honored with Scholarship Fund in Her Name

Lisa Lajewski’s Legacy Honored with Scholarship Fund in Her Name

Lisa A. Orndorff Lajewski was a lifelong Frederick County resident and was born and raised in Brunswick. Through the scholarship fund with The Community Foundation of Frederick County that bears her name, she continues to positively impact the lives of others.
Betty Seligmann’s Legacy Helps Promote Literacy in Frederick County

Betty Seligmann’s Legacy Helps Promote Literacy in Frederick County

Betty Seligmann was dedicated to community service, including countless volunteer hours served with the Literacy Council of Frederick County. Through her many years with the Literacy Council and a number of other organizations, she positively influenced many people in the community. Her legacy lives permanently with a fund in her name at The Community Foundation of Frederick County that honors her commitment to helping others through access to literacy resources.
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.

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