New Scholarship Honors Former Sunnyland Principal Lynn Heimsoth

The family and friends of Lynn Heimsoth, the Sunnyland principal who was fatally shot, along with her therapy dog Sukha, in her home last December have established the Lynn Heimsoth Memorial Scholarship here at the Community Foundation.

In memory of her drive for social justice and a strong belief in all students having the opportunity for higher education, the scholarship… Continue reading

Black Lives Matter

We’re late. The racism that has played out in our local communities and across the U.S. in brazen as well as invisible ways has been at play for centuries. When your vision is “everyone who lives here thrives,” your commitment to that vision must be visible, audible and palpable. While I believe that the Community Foundation’s work speaks for itself,… Continue reading