A Central Lake native, Cleo Purdy's passion for children and young families lives on because of her generous heart and thoughtful planning. Supporting programming for preschool, playgroups, and family engagement, her gift will continue to impact generations of families.
Gifts great and small make a meaningful difference in the communities we treasure. By aligning our gifts with what means the most to us, we can create a lasting and personal impression.
What impression will you make? Let's give it forward, together.
Julie Falconer, Grand Traverse County
Julie is a Traverse City resident and former elementary school teacher. She owned the Lighting Center, where she worked in management and purchasing, for 22 years. Julie has been involved with the Community Foundation for many years, participating in grantmaking annually from our Campbell Endowment.
Damian Lockhart, Grand Traverse County
Damien lives in Traverse City and works as a Financial Advisor and TC Branch Manager of Morgan Stanley. He has experience serving on two boards in Grand Rapids – the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum and CASA of Kent County.
Larry Nelson, Leelanau County
Larry is a Leland resident and currently serving as the Probate/Family Court Judge for Leelanau County. He has served on several nonprofit boards including the Leland Board of Education, Leelanau Volunteer Fire Department Board and the Leland Methodist Church Foundation Board. His term will officially begin on January 1st, 2019.
Troy Terwilliger, Benzie County
A resident of Benzie County, Troy has worked as the Chief Financial Officer for Graceland Fruit in Frankfort since 2001. He serves on the Benzie County Economic Development Corporation board.
Andi Wagenschutz, Kalkaska County
A longtime resident of Kalkaska, Andi recently took a job as the Administrative Assistant at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in Traverse City. Previously, she worked as the Events and Programs Coordinator for the Traverse City Chamber of Commerce for over eight years. She has also served on the Red Cross board for several years.
effective July 1, 2018