Luverne area community foundation

The Luverne Area Community Foundation is excited to announce its Spring 2017 Grant Awards in the amount of $27,526. The following awards were granted:   Health care: •Sanford Luverne Medical $6,120 for a transvaginal probe. •Luverne BackPack Program $5,000 for weekend nutrition needs for students...
Gene and Barb Ashby (right) received the LACF Spirit of Philanthropy award for their generosity and for inspiring others to philanthropic action. They’re pictured with LACF director Emily Crabtree (left).
By Lori Sorenson During its year-end ceremony the Luverne Area Community Foundation handed out three additional awards to recognize people and organizations that have contributed to the community. “Our purpose in sharing awards this year is to share philanthropic thinking in hopes of inspiring...
Ag education and philanthropic fundraising joined forces Sunday night for a “Farm to Table” event that met both education and fundraising goals. The Luverne Area Community Foundation (LACF) and the Rock County Corn and Soybean Growers hosted a meal at The Bluestem for nearly 100 people. Chef Skyler...
The Luverne Area Community Foundation hosted a reception Monday night, Jan. 25, in the LACF office on Main Street for the 2015 recipients of LACF grants. Pictured are (front, from left) Tim Olson of Master Gardeners, Rhonna Jarchow of the BackPack Program, Lisa Nath of Rock County Big Buddies, LACF Director Emily Crabtree, Stephanie Pierce of Rock Youth, (second row) Carrie Soto of Good Samaritan Mary Jane Brown Home, LaDonna VanAartsen of the Blue Mound Area Theatre, Vicki Altena of Atlas, Nancy Drenth of
The Luverne Area Community Foundation issued its final grant gifts of 2015 in the amount of $34,168 for projects in the communities of Rock County. General Fund Grants totaled $8,451 to the following organizations: •Atlas of Rock County - $2,000 for purchase of a moving trailer. •Big Buddies of...
Emily Crabtree is director of Luverne Area Community Foundation.
The Luverne Area Community Foundation will host an open house in its new location in the Palace Theatre building next week. The event is designed to show off the recent renovations in the 100-year-old space and to remind the public what LACF is all about. "We provide the framework for charitable...
  Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota’s Meals on Wheels service in Luverne has been awarded a $7,075 grant from the Luverne Area Community Foundation. For many years the Luverne Area Community Foundation has offered philanthropic support to the missions of partnering organizations, including...
Dr. Zach Nolz and registered nurse Casey Westphal use the telehealth system to see Mary Jane Brown residents electronically from Sanford Luverne.
  A grant from the Luverne Area Community Foundation has allowed Sanford Luverne Clinic to purchase a portable telehealth unit for residents at the Good Samaritan Society – Mary Jane Brown Home to access care from the facility. This unit will enable MJB residents to connect with a physician without...
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