Foundation Supports LATC Annual Governor's Luncheon
May 10, 2021
Foundation Supports LATC Annual Governor's Luncheon
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SDPB Establishes Fund at Foundation
March 15, 2021
SDPB Establishes Fund at Foundation
Friends of SDPB has established an endowment fund at WACF to plan for enhanced local programming of the future. The public is encouraged to support SDPB through gifts to the fund. If they wish, donors can direct their gifts to the fund to support whatever programming fits their passion. Gifts can be designated to news, the arts, education, sports or all of the above.
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Annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser
December 7, 2020
Annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser
WACF has again partnered with the Watertown Regional Library and 14 other nonprofits to present the annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser. Although COVID-19 makes things a little different, both nonprofits and the public can still participate.
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Transit Welcomes New Vehicle
November 19, 2020
Transit Welcomes New Vehicle
Terry Hoffman and Kathy Holman, co-executive directors for Community Transit of Watertown/Sisseton, Inc., are by the newest vehicle in Transit’s fleet. The Watertown Area Community Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to assist with the community match needed to obtain three new vehicles in 2020.
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Women & Giving Scholarships Awarded
November 9, 2020
Women & Giving Scholarships Awarded
The Watertown Area Community Foundation’s Women & Giving Advisory Committee met via Zoom this week to review scholarship applications from non-traditional female students furthering their education in Watertown.
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Watertown Area Community Foundation welcomes Kay Brandsrud
November 2, 2020
Watertown Area Community Foundation welcomes Kay Brandsrud
The Watertown Area Community Foundation welcomes Kay Brandsrud to its staff as the Foundation’s new administrative assistant. Brandsrud comes to the Foundation with more than 30 years of experience with the Wells Fargo Trust Department in Watertown.
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Great Western Bank makes $25,000 Donation
October 19, 2020
Great Western Bank makes $25,000 Donation
The Watertown Relief Fund at the Watertown Area Community Foundation is $25,000 stronger thanks to a Making Life Great grant from Great Western Bank. The Making Life Great grants program targets innovative programs that enhance the quality of life within the communities in which Great Western Bank serves.
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Preparing for 2021 Watertown Artwalk Season
October 7, 2020
Preparing for 2021 Watertown Artwalk Season
Work is currently being done behind the scenes for the 2021 Watertown Artwalk season. The Artwalk Committee looks forward to bringing in new sculptures next year. We need and appreciate support from sponsors, as well as “Friends of Artwalk,” for this community project that provides a unique art experience for residents and visitors of all ages.
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Legacies Can Last Forever
July 8, 2020
Legacies Can Last Forever
Legacies…they are all around us in a variety of forms. In fact, we are leaving our legacy every day by the things we do and say.Some people are remembered for a lifetime of kind deeds and volunteering. Others have built legacies by teaching others or leading by example with their positive, cando attitude.
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Working Together
May 6, 2020
Working Together
The Boys & Girls Club is currently assisting with care for healthcare workers’ and first responders’ children K- 6th grade. Grants from the Watertown Relief Fund are helping to support the child care program for health care workers/ first responders at the Club, Little Blessings and LATI Educare, as well as the extra precautions in progress at the Club due to COVID-19.
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