Convoy Community Foundation President Greg Kulwicki and Stacy Adam, Executive Director Van Wert Economic Development Corporation, examine the plaque installed at the Crestview School in honor of her mother, Linda Bower. (Photo submitted)
Convoy Community Foundation President Greg Kulwicki and Stacy Adam, Executive Director Van Wert Economic Development Corporation, examine the plaque installed at the Crestview School in honor of her mother, Linda Bower. (Photo submitted)

CONVOY — Stacy Adam, Executive Director Van Wert Economic Development Corporation, representing her sister Sara J. “Sally” Penn, donated $50,000 to the Convoy Community Foundation Endowment Fund. The money will be used for two annual $1,000 scholarships to Crestview graduating seniors.

The Convoy Community Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization founded in 1980. Its purpose is to undertake and promote charitable activities for the benefit of individuals, groups, and communities in the Crestview School district.

President Greg Kulwicki stated, “Endowment Fund donors have an opportunity to leave a legacy to their communities.” All assets received will remain in perpetuity in a trust under the supervision of a local financial institution. The foundation conducts its charitable activities using only the investment revenue generated by the principal.” Kulwicki added,” Those who donate $5,000 or more will have a plaque permanently installed in the Crestview School.”

Persons interested in making bequests or donations to the Convoy Community Foundation Endowment Fund are encouraged to contact a Foundation trustee. Those trustees are Greg Kulwicki, president; Marcia Germann, vice-president; Bob Hall, treasurer; Kristi Gamble, secretary; Ron Schumm, Bob Schumm, Gary Weck, Joe Steffan, Craig Miller, Carl Etzler, Jean Leary, Patty Keipper.