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This Lanc is Your Lanc, This Lanc is My Lanc


This year we were thrilled to host our Annual Gathering at the innovative and inspired Rock Lititz campus. As we were surrounded with the energy inspired by music, we were struck with an idea.

With so many rich, diverse parts of our community, what about some music to weave all of these elements together? We Read More

Elder Storytelling- Nelson Polite Sr.

“Parents, older people in general, should be careful how they walk in life. Because these youngsters are looking for examples” -Nelson Polite, Sr.

 

The Community Foundation had the great pleasure of featuring local community leader Nelson Polite Sr. as part of our appreciation of great individuals in our midst. Mr. Polite’s own life is Read More

Meet our Donors: Reverend Payne

“Reverend Christian talked a lot about education… I thought maybe it would be a good idea if our church established a college scholarship program in his name.” 

Reverend Payne has put a stake in the community.  By establishing a scholarship fund, Reverend Payne is honoring his friend and colleague, Reverend Christian, who always encouraged education Read More

Meet our Donors: Jim & Sally Saxton

“If everyone looked ahead and said ‘Let’s invest a piece of our estate back into our community,’ and that rippled, 30 years down the road it could be a phenomenal investment.” 

Jim and Sally Saxton, long-term YMCA supporters, came to the Community Foundation because they wanted to make an even bigger impact on the organization Read More