The Daily Herald published an article about the reopening of the Grand Army of the Republic Hall and Museum in Aurora. The renovation to this historic building is ongoing, and the Aurora Public Art Commission Fund within Community Foundation continues to accept donations to finish the project.
The Aurora Regional Fire Museum received a $15,692 grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley to purchase new seating for its Hayloft Theater.
This fund was created in 1998 and established as an endowment in 2001.
J. Robert Winn (1922-1988) was a lifelong Auroran. He was a graduate of West Aurora High School and attended Carthage College.
Marion Winn (1922-2007) was a graduate of East Aurora High School. She attended the Metropolitan Business College in Aurora.
Our friend and former director Robert E. Brent passed away on May 5, 2016. Bob served the Foundation from 2005-2013. To make a memorial contribution to the Robert E. Brent Memorial Fund, click “In Memoriam” above.
Marguerite “Peg” Aiels, 86, passed away April 23, 2016. To make a memorial contribution to the Community Foundation Memorial Endowment Fund, click “In Memoriam” above.
Carmen L. Guerrieri, 87, has passed away. To make a memorial contribution to the Mary S. Bertolini Hope Advisory Fund (established in memory of Carmen’s daughter Mary), click “In Memoriam” above.