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BLACF Foundation Seeks Award Nominations

January 25, 2016

Brainerd, Minn. –The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation (BLACF) is seeking nominations for its annual Award in Philanthropy, which will be presented at the Foundation’s annual dinner in July. Deadline for the nomination is March 1st, 2016.

Karl Samp Named BLACF Executive Director

January 22, 2016

Brainerd, Minn. – CommunityGiving and the Board of Directors of the Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation (BLACF) are pleased to announce the hiring of Karl Samp as the first full time Executive Director of the Foundation.

Lee and Penny Anderson Selected 2015 Award in Philanthropy Recipients by BLACF

July 09, 2015

Brainerd, Minn. – Fueled by a passion for education and medical science, and an admiration for veterans, Lee and Penny Anderson of Nisswa have been selected as the Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation’s 2015 Award in Philanthropy recipients.

Wendy Roy Hired by BLACF

May 04, 2015

Brainerd, Minn. – The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation (BLACF) announces that Wendy Roy, former Executive Director of the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation, has been hired as a strategic philanthropic consultant to work with BLACF upon the resignation of Bill Brekken as Director of the local Foundation.