Community Foundation(s): Brainerd Lakes Area
Award: 2022 BLACF Legacy Hero Award
The legacy of Jean Collins was honored posthumously with a Legacy Hero Award. During her life, Jean shared her talents and gifts as a teacher, Kiwanis member, faithful member of First Baptist Church, dedicated supporter of the Lakes Area Music Festival and a generous community member. Upon her passing in 2021, Jean left financial gifts that will continue to support many of our neighbors and assist local nonprofits as they continue their important work.