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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAMBER FOUNDATION

In 2020 the Foundation gave :
• $ 5,000 in grants to high school students pursuing STEM
• $ 2,500 to employees of Chamber members , who are pursuing degrees that will further their career and benefit their employer
• $ 3,300 to Lakeville Area Schools to support STEM programming in our elementary and middle schools .
Support the Foundation :
• Attend Suds for Scholars event
• Purchase raffle tickets at the annual Bowling for Education tournament
• Make a voluntary $ 26 donation with your annual Chamber renewal
• Make a single direct donation through the Chamber website
• Select them as your charity of choice on Amazon Smile
Information and applications for the Chamber Foundation scholarships and grants can be found at LakevilleChamber . org by clicking on the Foundation tab , or by calling the Chamber office at 952-469-2020 .
The Lakeville Chamber Foundation , a 501 ( c ) 3 charitable organization , focuses on workforce development through scholarships and grants .
• Workforce Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors . We provide scholarship awards to continue their education , and further strengthen their workforce and leadership skills in STEM careers . Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of their financial need , academic success , as well as personal merits .
• Chamber Employee Scholarships are available to Chamber member employees who are pursuing education credits , or career advancement courses , with a qualified school or program .
• Impact Grants awarded each year in amounts to support innovative , studentbased programs , that include workforce readiness initiatives and / or STEM career exposure , and that have the ability to be replicated or adapted district-wide .

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Karen Wentworth , President Hobo / Chemquest / Triton
Jeff Larson , Vice President Individual
Steve Lorenz , Treasurer LPL Financial
Connie Boevers , Secretary Old National Bank
Bob Curtis Bob Curtis Agency Farmers Insurance
Todd Anderson Hobo / Chemquest / Triton
Scot Kretzschmar Thrivent Financial
Mary Mittlestaedt Country Cabinets
Krista Jech Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce
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