Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Galena Foundation holds annual meeting

Excerpts courtesy of Galena Gazette

The Galena Foundation held its annual meeting on Wednesday, March 26 at the DeSoto House Hotel. Elected officers for the coming year were Charlie Marsden, president; Joe Nack, vice president; Jamie Loso, secretary; and David Wilmarth, treasurer. The Galena Foundation, as of Dec. 31, 2014, reported assets of $987,604. The Foundation has $817,585 in restricted funds, including $564,067 in its permanent endowment.

Carl and Marilyn Johnson received the Frank Einsweiler Award for
their preservation work in the community over the last 40-plus years.

Charlie Marsden, Galena Foundation president, welcomes Karen Greiner to the board of directors.

Paul Jackson is leaving the Foundation board and received this Carl Johnson print as a going-away gift. Jackson
led the Foundation's gazebo restoration project.