Ste. Genevieve County Community Foundation reaches Cooper goal

The Ste. Genevieve County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that they have met their goal of raising $25,000 for the Harry Cooper Supply Company Campaign for the Ozarks. This money will be matched dollar-for-dollar through the Cooper Campaign. Gary Funk, president of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, presented a check representing the $25,000 in matching funds to representatives from the Ste. Genevieve County Community Foundation on Friday, January 16, 2008.

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, from left to right: Gary Funk, CFO president; Ron Coleman, donor and SGCCF board member; donor Vernetta Heil representing Don Heil Oil, Co.; Bob Mueller SGCCF board member; and Sandra Cabot, SGCCF president.

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