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April 7, 2016
Powers of Attorney - Money Smart Week

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY! Powers of Attorney: What are they? Why are they important?

Typically, the first thing that comes to mind on the topic of “Estate Planning” is “I need a Will.”  Powers of Attorney for Property and Health […]
March 24, 2016
Five-Mile-Spur Line Book Flyer

NEW $15 PRICE – Five-Mile Spur Line: A Railroad History of Sycamore, IL

Now available for only $15! Read the book that tracks Sycamore’s past, from muddy roads to iron rails, from an unbroken prairie to a city of […]
March 21, 2016
Excellence in Education Awards

DeKalb County Excellence in Education Award Recipients Recognized

Photo: From left to right: Amanda Christensen, DeKalb County Regional Superintendent; Yvonne Johnson, Philanthropist; Jonathan Liechty, Recipient; Shelly Tripp, Recipient; Kendra Brauer, Recipient; Barb Evenson, Recipient; […]
March 10, 2016
Tony and Micki Chulick, Donor Advised Fund

Playing their part in local philanthropy – Introducing the Chulick Family Fund

Pictured: Local philanthropists Tony and Micki Chulick The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Chulick Family Fund, a Donor Advised Fund created by Tony […]
March 8, 2016
Board Excellence Program - DCNP

Partnering through Nonprofit Programming – DCNP Board Excellence Program

Pictured: Participants from the 2015/2016 DCNP Board Excellence Program. Partnering with nonprofit organizations through professional development and programs is one way to build a stronger community. […]
March 4, 2016
New Board Members and Staff

New Board Members and Staff announced at the Community Foundation

Pictured: From left – Mark Mannebach, DeKalb; Rick Mamoser, Kingston; Ken Spears, Shabbona; Ben Bingle, DCNP Manager Please join us in welcoming our new staff and […]
February 9, 2016
Midwest Museum of Natural History

Partnering with Community Organizations – Midwest Museum of Natural History

Pictured: Cindy Khatri, Executive Director, Midwest Museum of Natural History, holding a Golden Pheasant. Through shared experiences, the Midwest Museum of Natural History encourages community appreciation of natural […]
February 9, 2016
Open Door Rehabilitation Center

Partnering with Community Organizations – Open Door Rehabilitation Center

Pictured: Kim Frola; Dave Baker, Open Door Rehabilitation Center Executive Director; David Schoeffler Serving the community for over 45 years, Open Door Rehabilitation Center in Sandwich […]
February 8, 2016
PALMER FAMILY MUSIC EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Available to Students Pursuing Music Careers

Pictured: Ben Smelser, the 2015 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship recipient accepted his award at the DeKalb Municipal Band Concert last summer. Smelser is a DeKalb High […]