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Adams Trust makes last community contributions

January 3, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — After 27 years of benefiting important community needs in Columbia City and Whitley County, the John and Hester Adams Trust is terminating. The Trust’s final two grants, distributed Dec. 21, were $20,000 to the City of Columbia City’s Park Board and $4,500 to the Whitley County Historical Society. All of the money in the trust has been disbursed. There are no more funds.
In the 27 years of its existence, the Trust awarded more than $2 million in grants to diverse nonprofit organizations.

WCCS board to reorganize at first meeting

January 3, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Consolidated School Corporation’s Board of School Trustees will convene tonight in its first meeting of 2011.
On the agenda for tonight’s meeting will be a passel of tasks to set up the upcoming year.
The 7 p.m. meeting will be the first with newly-elected member Christopher Bechtold, who won the Columbia City District seat vacated by Nicki Baker, who decided not to run for another term.
Bechtold was the second highest vote getter in that district behind board president Don Armstrong who held onto his seat for another term.

 

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