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Patricia Huber

Give Local Crown Point on May 6 and make a difference

Give Local Crown Point on May 6 and make a difference

“Being the richest man the in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. . . Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful. . . that’s what matters to me.”

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Paying tribute to two leaders with knowledge and wisdom

"Men and women make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.”

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

Make plans to attend the Spring Into Action Volunteer Fair

“To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.”

February 12, 2014 12:00 am

Community foundations celebrate 100th anniversary

“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as I live it is my privilege — my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I love. I rejoice in life for its own sake. Life is no brief candle to me; …

January 08, 2014 12:00 am

Foundation has much to be thankful for this year

"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”

December 11, 2013 12:00 am

Foundation has much to be thankful for this month

During November, I like to remind our readers about this very special month of giving. We celebrate Thanksgiving, a time for friends and family to gather and give thanks for so many blessings. We are so fortunate to live in a community where so much good is happening for the benefit of all.

November 13, 2013 12:00 am

Foundation awards grants and scholarships from unrestricted fund

“Tell me, and I’ll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me and I’ll understand.”

October 09, 2013 12:00 am

Building community partnerships by addressing community needs

“Some people think they are in community, but they are only in proximity. True community requires commitment and openness. It is a willingness to extend yourself to encounter and know the other.”

September 11, 2013 12:00 am

Communities will lose if Congress tampers with the charitable deduction

Federal lawmakers are heading into an intense period of political and policy debate regarding the budget, deficit reduction and tax reform. There is growing concern that elected officials are seriously considering unraveling a 100-year-old American tradition that encourages charitable giving…

August 14, 2013 12:00 am

You’re invited to a Women Advancing Women Workshop

“A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. A leader inspires the power and energy to get it done.”

July 10, 2013 12:00 am

Crown Point students get an education in charitable giving

“A generation that acquires knowledge without ever understanding how that knowledge can benefit the community is a generation that is not learning what it means to be citizens in a democracy.”

June 12, 2013 12:00 am

A donor advised fund could be an ideal way to give

“Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.”

May 08, 2013 12:00 am
Foundation earns seal of approval for ethics and operations

Foundation earns seal of approval for ethics and operations

“Where there is not community, trust, respect, ethical behavior are difficult for the young to learn and for the old to maintain.”

April 10, 2013 12:00 am

It's scholarship time at the Crown Point Community Foundation

“One day, all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.”

March 13, 2013 12:00 am

"Spring Into Action" by attending volunteer fair

“Help one another; there’s no time like the present and no present like the time.”

February 13, 2013 12:00 am

Foundation going strong as its starts 22nd year

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible..”

January 09, 2013 12:00 am

Try giving some special gifts for the holidays

Between the dark and the daylight, When the night is beginning to lower,

December 12, 2012 12:00 am

Celebrate National Philanthropy Month with planned giving

"Giving should be entered into in just the same careful way as investing. . .Giving is investing."

November 14, 2012 12:00 am

Foundation heads into home stretch with more grants

“In the quiet hours when we are alone and there is nobody to tell us what fine fellows we are, we come sometimes upon a moment in which we wonder, not how much money we are earning, nor how famous we have become, but what good we are doing.”

October 10, 2012 12:00 am

Where will you make your mark?

“Community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.

September 12, 2012 12:00 am

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