This fund was created to provide grants to Wesley United Methodist Church of Aurora and also for the Community Foundation’s discretionary grantmaking program.
James Henning (1913-1979) was a graduate of the University of Chicago and the University of Chicago Law School.
He practiced law in Chicago and later became president of Plano Molding Company.
Mr. Henning also served in the United States Navy from 1942-1945.
Barbara Henning (1916-2002) was a graduate of Wellesley College and Blackburn College.
She was an active member of the Child Welfare Society, Tuesday Garden Club, PEO Chapter BT, and the Waubonsee Literacy Program.
Mrs. Henning also served as a director of the Community Foundation for twelve years.