2019 HACF GRANT RECIPIENTS
Representatives of area organizations receiving grants from the Highland Area Community Foundation included the following:
Seated l to r: Sandee Kershner of Gravius Memorial Library, Jennifer Lee of Hospice of Southern Illinois, Alex Rinderer of Highland Community Unit School District #5, Mary Rottman of Highland Area Meals on Wheels, Linda Heinritz of Highland Garden Club, Kelly Dahm of Scout Troop #1040, Karen Nave of Highland Middle School-6 Science, Catherine Boulanger of Highland Woman’s Club, Angela Kim of Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library, and Susan Hooker of Highland Area Christian Service Ministry.
Middle row l to r: Don Johannes, HACF Grants Chairman; Brenda Hebrank representing Missionary Society of St. Therese, Erin Cotto of HHS Dance Team, Shannon Mallrich of Highland Arts Council, Kathy Sherman of St. Paul Catholic School, Stephanie Iberg of St. Paul Catholic School, Rick Embry of The Highland Home, Margie Duncan of Highland High School Math Department, Liza Basden of Highland High School Science Department, Gail Holthaus representing Greg Holthaus Memorial Fund, Diane Boeser of Relevant Pregnancy Options Center, Tom Varner of Hard Road Theatre Productions, Jerry Bennett of Heartland Community Chorus, Carol Porter and Jon Greve of Busey Bank, Banquet Sponsor.
Back row l to r: Lisa Smith of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital, Mark Rosen of Highland Parks & Recreation, Adam Koishor of Optimist Baseball Field Improvement Committee, Wayne Henze of Knights of Columbus Council #1580, Jay Simpson of St. Jacob Elementary School, Mike Mercer of Boy Scout Troup 1043, Karen Munie of L.U.N.C.H. Bunch, and Jacob Rose of Highland Historical Society. Also receiving a grant but not available for the photo, was Derek Hacke of Highland Community Unit School District #5.