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MaryJane Dolan To Chair Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation Board.

MaryJane Dolan was recently elected as Board Chair of The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation. Ms. Dolan is Founder and CFO of Colonial Brokerage House. She is active in the community and serves on a number of community boards including Amazement Square, Centra Health Foundation, Lynchburg College, and United Way. Other officers elected at the December meeting of the Board of Directors include David A. Herrick, Vice Chair; Stuart C. Fauber, President & CEO; and Cheryl C. Hall, Secretary and Office Manager. Other board members include John R. Alford, Jr., Robert L. Finch, Jr., John M. Flippin, William E. Gayle, Jr., Ernie Guill, Hylan T. Hubbard, III, Wallace G. McKenna, Jr., Ellen P. Jamerson, Ellen Nygaard, Augustus A. Petticolas, Jr., James R. Richards, Marc A. Schewel, Massie G. Ware, Jr., and Charles B. White.

The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation exists to promote local philanthropy and to simplify the process of giving. The Community Foundation receives and manages permanent gifts for the benefit of the citizens of the cities of Lynchburg and Bedford and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell. Needs served are broad in scope including human services to children, youth, the needy, and the elderly; education; health; the arts; and the humanities.

The Community Foundation is currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary having been established in 1972. The Foundation currently consists of 187 named funds and an unrestricted fund, with assets aggregating over $25 million. It is one of approximately 700 such community foundations across the nation rendering a valuable service both to the regions they serve and also to donors interested in the present and future of their communities. During its last fiscal year, The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation awarded $1,350,779 to 125 charitable organizations, as well as 24 schools, colleges, and universities.

December 9, 2011

It's Our Mission

The principal mission of The Community Foundation is to enhance the quality of life in the communities served by the establishment of permanent endowments for the cities of Lynchburg and Bedford and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell, with income distributed annually to charitable organizations within the community.

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      1100 Commerce Street
    Lynchburg, VA 24504
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