The legacy of Karolina Holtrey, and daughter, Carolyn, continues to support the community of Frankfort through three separate endowments created in their name in 2000.
Supporting the area's library, skilled nursing facility and educational needs, the Holtrey Endowments are core to the fabric of life in Benzie County and a testament to the foresight, kindness and care of its donors.
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This scholarship endowment was created in memory of Owen James Anderson a proud member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. Owen is fondly remembered as a deeply caring and giving young man, who loved his family and friends and thoroughly enjoyed outdoor sports including hunting, fishing, and snowboarding. Owen was pursuing his career in Construction Management at Ferris State University. The scholarship is an enduring memorial to Owen’s life and generosity. All contributions to his memorial are sincerely appreciated.
The Owen James Anderson Memorial Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from the Elk Rapids School District, with a preference for Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Tribal Members, students pursuing a career in Construction Management or students whose hobbies/ interests include hunting, fishing, snowboarding or four-tracking.