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Roy, Irene & Janet Raymond Endowment Fund

Established 2004

Janet Raymond
Janet Raymond

This fund was created in 2004 through the receipt of unrestricted bequests from the estates of Janet Irene Raymond (pictured here) and her mother Irene Raymond.

Janet Raymond (1940-2003) was a graduate of West Aurora High School.

She was employed in the Medical Records Department at Rush-Copley Medical Center and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority – Chapter XI Zeta Lambda.

Irene Raymond (1909-1984) was born in Indiana and was a homemaker.

Roy D. Raymond (1908-1980), father of Janet and wife of Irene, was born in Plano and was a graduate of Big Rock High School.

He was the owner of the Lakone Company in Montgomery and was a member of the Kane County Board of Appeals for twenty years.

The family lived in Aurora.

A community foundation is a donor-driven organization that helps donors custom-design funds that reflect their charitable interests. Through the years, grants from these funds have made a significant impact on our local communities.

Sharon Stredde

President Emeritus

As a first-generation college student from a low-income family, I was worried about how I was going to pay for books and supplies. This scholarship will allow me to focus more on my studies instead of worrying about how to afford college. I am working to not only create opportunities for myself but to motivate future generations. Thank you so much for helping me along this journey!

Moises J.

Claude & Alice Allen Memorial Scholarship Recipient

There’s no question in my mind that the scholarship I received opened up possibilities.

Marianne Renner

Past Scholarship Recipient & Current Leadership Coach

Thank you very much for supporting my college education for these four years. I will never be able to repay you for the opportunity that this scholarship has given to me.

Julia H.

[Renewing Scholarship Recipient] Graduate of Hinkley-Big Rock High School

…you can always start small, even $25 can make a difference. Remember we can’t take our money with us. Even if it’s just your gift of time. Volunteer and get involved.

Cris Anderson

Cristina & Thomas S. Anderson Endowment Fund | Tom & Cris Anderson Colonial Advisory Fund

We chose the Community Foundation because of its reputation. It’s well known, established and we can trust them to do the job for us.

Dick Schindel

Richard and Susan Schindel Scholarship Funds

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