Author: Alaina Burton

Janet Shipley

Janet Marie Shipley was born on April 17, 1938 in Terre Haute to William “Bill” Holthaus and Roselyn M. Melosch Holthaus. She was born on Easter Sunday and was their “Easter Lilly.” She married her high school sweetheart in 1955 …

Lavera Loveall

Lavera Josephine Loveall was born on February 24, 1932, to Samuel and Helen Norris.  A wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother (Grandma Great), Lavera loved her family with all of her heart. She would do anything and everything for her family …

Sam Emmert

Sam J. Emmert was born in Clay County on June 25, 1938, the oldest child of Fred and Marjorie Emmert. He graduated from Staunton High School in 1956, attended Indiana State University, and was a member of the National Guard. …

Challenge Grant Met in Clay County!

The Wabash Valley Community Foundation’s Clay County affiliate, the Clay County Community Foundation, has successfully met the $500,000 challenge grant. This challenge grant was provided by Lilly Endowment Inc.’s GIFT (Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow) VII initiative.

In October 2018, …

Join Our Team!

The Community Foundation seeks to hire three individuals for the newly created positions of Development and Engagement Officers. The County Development and Engagement Officers will support the Community Foundation’s mission of “engaging people, building resources and enriching lives.” As the

Judy Harris

Judy Harris was born on July 22, 1951, in Sullivan, Indiana, to Robert E. and Marjorie L. Halberstadt. She was auditor of Sullivan County for several years, and also spent many years working at the Sullivan County Courthouse.

Judy was …

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