The Plantation Community Foundation held its Annual Meeting on October 28, 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to elect Directors for the upcoming year.
Newly elected to the Board are Kathy Mason, Bruce Hamlin and Steve O’Regan. Bruce and Kathy were former members of our grants review committee.
Continuing as current Board members are Jerry Armstrong, Paula Dawson, Brenda Eckard, Donna Kubik, Ron Noble, and Pete Petrie.
The 2018 Impact Grant was awarded to Literacy Volunteers of South Sarasota County. President Bob Hayden and the Impact Grant Committee presented the grant check to Joe Pokorney, LVSSC President, and Claudia Daniels, grant writer and Board Member.
The award of $19,271, will be used to fund a Study-Lab Program located in the Family Services Center, North Port, FL.
The 2017 Impact Grant awarded to Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County is presented to Aimee Holmes, Chief Develpment Officer.
The Foundation has generously partnered with Habitat to lauch a new home revitalization program, A Brush with Kindness. The award of $16,000, along with paint donated by Sherwin Williams, will be used to paint one home per month for a qualified homeowner.