The Fall edition of "Inside the Foundation" is HOT off the PRESS! In the spotlight.....are the Chairman's Remarks, Grants Available, 20% Organization Endowment Match, Financial Highlights and check out PIP - 100 Members Strong!
For all the details check out the Fall Edition at: bryanareafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Sept-2016-Newsletter.pdf ... See MoreSee Less
It's a FIESTA! Come celebrate PIP's First Year! We invite all PIP Members to come and enjoy dinner prior to the meeting on Tuesday, October 4th at the Bryan Moose Lodge. Dinner will be available from 6 pm to our regular scheduled meeting time of 7:30.
It is Fiesta night at the Moose and they will have several entrees to choose from...... tacos, nachos and burritos, ranging from $3 to $5.50. There will also be other menu items available.
We will recap PIP’s 2016 milestones as well as look ahead to 2017. This will be a great meeting for guests to come and learn more about PIP and join us in celebration! ... See MoreSee Less
"MEET OUR DONORS" - Nancy (Jenkins) Martens was an accomplished skater, earning an American Gold Medal at the National Championship in 1948 with her brother Hayes. She also coached youth skaters for the Ann Arbor Skating Club. Bill Martens was stationed as a line officer aboard a destroyer and served three years in the Mediterranean with the Sixth Fleet. Bill and Nancy were married in 1952. They moved to Bryan in 1963 where Bill was employed at Ohio Art for 29 years, retiring as vice-president of finance and administration.
Bill and Nancy's community service included numerous leadership positions. Nancy participated in the Bryan Civic League and Youth Power. Bill served as the United Fund Director, Junior Achievement President and was the Williams County YMCA chairman during the building of the facility. Bill was also a Bryan Area Foundation member and trustee. He was an avid flyer and an early member of the Bryan Soaring Club.
Bill and Nancy's service to the community continued with their establishment of the William H. and Nancy S. Martens Designated Fund through the Foundation. The fund is designated to support the Williams County YMCA and the Bryan Senior Center Support Fund. ... See MoreSee Less
Bryan Area Foundation with Bonnie Kimpling-Kelly.
Thanks for attending the Nonprofit Board Training! Beth Short from the Ohio Attorney General's Office Charitable Law Section, addressed nonprofit board governance and responsibilities of board members. She shared information and resources to strengthen nonprofit boards and our communities.
Here are a few comments from today's Board Training.
"I learned many new things.....I was inspired!"
"The presenter was excellent and presented examples in common everyday language!"
"Today brought new areas to light that we need to discuss."
The training was sponsored by Shalom Mediation & Counseling Services, United Way of Williams County and the Bryan Area Foundation. ... See MoreSee Less
There's still time to REGISTER! Don't miss this opportunity to
STRENGTHEN your Non-profit Board with Board Training. Beth Short, from the Ohio Attorney General's Office Charitable Law Section, will present information on organizational excellence and governance. All non-profit directors or board members are invited to attend. Admission is free.
Join us this Thursday, September 15th from 9am to 11am at the New ERA Auditorium, 520 W. Mulberry, Bryan.
To register, please call the Foundation at 419-633-1156.
This seminar is sponsored by Shalom Counseling & Mediation Center, United Way of Williams County and the Bryan Area Foundation. ... See MoreSee Less