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Legacy will help strengthen area nonprofits
February 22, 2015
Not-for-profit agencies and the services they provide contribute to the fabric of Lake County communities. Healthy agencies encourage healthy communities. It is crucial that Lake County agencies which provide human and health care programs,educational opportunities and creative and cultural experiences are well managed and financially sound.
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Legacy Foundation Kicks Off its Neighborhood Spotlight Program in 2015
January 30, 2015
On Friday, January 30, Legacy Foundation launched its Neighborhood Spotlight program at IBEW Local Union #697 in Merrillville, Ind. Neighborhood Spotlight focuses resources on a particular area in Lake County to help rejuvenate challenged communities.
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Let’s work together to transform Lake County
January 25, 2015
It’s a new year. Time for resolutions. Some of us resolve to engage in activities to further our health. Others of us resolve to take classes to expand our minds. Regardless of the resolution, we all want to do or be something better than what we have been.
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Legacy Foundation's Carolyn Saxton is featured on Lakeshore Public Media's Lakeshore Tonight
December 12, 2014

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Donors' scholarships build youths' future
November 09, 2014
For some, college has always been in the plans and money has been set aside to pay for tuition. For others, college is a dream to which they hope to aspire, but they worry about the cost and how that dream can actually happen. Legacy Foundation offers Lake County graduating seniors an opportunity to meet their aspirations regardless of their financial circumstances.
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Legacy Foundation Selects Hobart and Gary for Neighborhood Spotlight Program:
Lake County’s Community Foundation Announces Two Communities to Receive Multi-Year Funding and Support

October 30, 2014
Legacy Foundation, Lake County’s community foundation, announces Hobart-West Side and Gary-Miller as the two communities selected for the Neighborhood Spotlight grant program at a press conference on Friday, October 31 at Ivy Tech Community College.
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Legacy Foundation Receives Federal and State Awards:
Lake County’s Community Foundation recognized for Neighborhood Spotlight Program

October 23, 2014
Legacy Foundation, Lake County’s community foundation, received the Secretaries’ Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnership at the 2014 Council on Foundations Conference and Key Award for Services Program of the Year at the 2014 Statewide Conference for Housing and Community Economic Development.
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We all can be philanthropists
October 5, 2014
Legacy Foundation CEO, Carolyn Saxton explains how we can be philanthropists with even the simplest of actions.
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