Stateline Community Foundation’s 30th Annual Celebration was held Friday, October 28, 2016. Tara Tinder announced a $100,000 matching grant to the Hendricks Heart Hospital. Dr. Darrell Williams announced the Grow Your Own Multicultural Teacher Scholarship. Joe Chamberlain was awarded The 2016 Bridge to the Future award.
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Foundation honors community
Chamberlain honored Joe Chamberlain (right) receives the Stateline Community Foundation’s Bridge to the Future Award from his brother Jim Chamberlain (left). Chamberlain was instrumental in bringing a sports complex to Beloit, among numerous other contributions to the community over the years. *Photo Credits- Zac Bellman – Beloit Daily News
Posted: Monday, October 31, 2016 4:00 pm
By ZAC BELLMAN Staff writer Beloit Daily News
BELOIT — Friday evening provided an opportunity for the Stateline Community Foundation to honor contributions, celebrate donors and recognize beneficiaries at the Beloit Club.
The foundation, which celebrates its 30th year in existence this year, hosted community leaders, non-profit executives and other distinguished guests for an evening filled with awards and recognition.
Executive Director Tara Tinder opened the evening with remarks about the foundation’s growth with the community’s help over 30 years, as it now encompass over 160 separate funds totaling $11 million.
“Ninety-six cents of every dollar donated goes right back into the community,” Tinder said. “That is something to be very proud of.”
Several executives from local non-profits also delivered thanks to the donors during their remarks. Community Programs Director at Community Action Marc Perry described the pressing need for finances to address the problems in the community.
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