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October 21, 2012

Pella Community Foundation Elects Two Board Members

Pella — The Pella Community Foundation recently elected two individuals to its Board of Directors.

Tammy Putnam of Central College and Frank VandenBosch of Pella Christian High School will  replace retiring members Dave Corbin and Mary Glendening who have both completed their terms on the board.  The two new members join ten continuing board members who include Greg Stravers, Barb Kniff-McCulla, Dave Barnes, Dave Erickson, Mary VanZante, Brenda Colvin, Jill VandeWeerd, Carrie VerPloeg, Pete Verhey and Jim Brandl,

Jim Brandl, President of the Foundation said, “We are very grateful for the dedicated service and leadership provided by our retiring board members.  We are also indeed fortunate and pleased the new members have agreed to join our board and are willing to contribute their time and leadership to this important community philanthropic effort.

The Pella Community Foundation was founded twenty years ago and has awarded 392 board directed grants to seventy six different non-profit organizations totaling $672,000. To learn more contact Jim Brandl, 628-8003 or visit


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