Meeting Minutes

MACF Thirteenth Annual Meeting

The Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Monroe Area Community Foundation was held Thursday, April 15, 2010, in the James Monroe Community Room.

Master of ceremonies was John Singleton, executive director. He introduced three guests: Dr. Elizabeth Lolli, superintendent of Monroe Local Schools; Suzi Rubin, Monroe City Council member and owner, publisher, and editor of the Monroe Observer; and T. Duane Gordon, executive director of Middletown Community Foundation. Mr. Gordon informed the audience that the MCF's umbrella of investments and direction also include those of the Monroe Area Community Foundation. He shared the current financial report received from the investment company indicated there was a 35% increase in value over the previous report. It included a grant for $1000 to the Monroe Optimist Club for promoting the 2009 Christmas on the Plaza event. Mr. Gordon stressed that other grant requests and applications for scholarships from Monroe are welcome. He said there have been previous Monroe recipients of these awards and scholarships from the Middletown Community Foundation. Read more »