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“This grant is for new Americans to become involved in the community,” said Pat Heims, executive director of the Columbus Area United Way, which is partnering with the Columbus Multi-Cultural Alliance to deliver the new training program.
A New Americans account has been established within the Columbus Area Community Foundation Fund. Long-term goals for the New Americans program include economic empowerment, financial literacy, economic self-sufficiency and civic engagement.
Rita Shimmin, a retired school teacher, grew up in Hershey and taught school in Elsie for three years before moving to Ogallala, where she taught high school business classes for 35 years. Rita worked with NCF’s Jim Gustafson to establish a charitable gift annuity which will benefit the Keith County Community Foundation Fund in the future.Read more →