Aurora Area Community Foundation raises $25K for Cooper Campaign


The Aurora Area Community Foundation honored donors at a special luncheon on Wednesday, February 27 at Bootleggers Restaurant in Aurora.

At the event, Randy Howard, Aurora Area Community Foundation president, announced that their organization has raised the $25,000 to be matched through the Harry Cooper Supply Company Campaign for the Ozarks. The Harry Cooper Supply Company Campaign for the Ozarks is a dollar for dollar challenge grant in partnership with the Community Foundation of the Ozarks that is part of an overall regional effort to enhance community grantmaking endowments, establish administrative/operations endowments, and promote appropriate and best practices by community foundation board of directors. This initiative is made possible through the generosity of the Harry Cooper Supply Company.

Pictured above: Julie Leeth (second from right), CFO vice president, presents Randy Howard (left), Aurora Area Community Foundation president, with a check for the $25,000 in matching funds for the Harry Cooper Supply Company Campaign for the Ozarks. Also pictured are Aurora Area Community Foundation board members, Regina Leitle and Jim Ferguson.

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