Congratulations to Dennis Bond, a founding member of the Eldon Community Foundation and its first president, for winning two prestigious volunteer awards. Mr. Bond received the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Eldon Chamber of Commerce for his involvement with the Community Foundation as well as other volunteer efforts in the U.S. and abroad. He was also awarded the The Bowl Hygia from the Missouri Pharmacy Association for Leadership and Service to his Community; his work with the Eldon Community Foundation was a significant factor in his receiving this award.
Dennis Bond was instrumental in establishing the Eldon Community Foundation, and served as its first president when the organization was established in February of 2005. During his time as president, the Eldon Community Foundation has moved from inception to a $1 million plus organization. Mr. Bond oversaw the implementation and eventual completion of the Kent Kehr Challenge, a challenge that brought in a significant amount assets to the organization. Mr. Bond also was instrumental in the development of over 25 funds affiliated with the Eldon Community Foundation. He continues to serve on the organization’s Board of Governors.