Board of Directors

The Post Rock Community Foundation is operated by a volunteer board made up of local members. Their collective dedication, knowledge, and passion for the Post Rock area are an important part of our service to the communities we serve. We serve communities in the USD 298 and USD 299 area including Barnard, Beverly, Denmark, Hunter, Lincoln, Lucas, Luray, Sylvan Grove & Vesper. Because we are a county wide organization, we strive to have representation on our board from different Post Rock communities.

Ruth Sorensen, Sylvan Grove, Chairperson
Ladonna Reinert, Lincoln, Vice-Chairperson
Rachel Stecklein, Sylvan Grove, Secretary

John Baetz, Lincoln
Joe Biggs, Barnard
Dell Gier, Sylvan Grove
Kathy Heinze, Luray, Ex Officio Board Member
Lucille Heller, Hunter
Kally Keller, Hunter
Sandy Labertew, Sylvan Grove, Ex Officio Board Member
Ginger Langdon, Lucas
Kay Mettlen, Lucas
Tim Meyer, Sylvan Grove
Janet Vonada, Sylvan Grove

Recent News

Deadline Nearing for IRA Charitable Contributions

If you are 70½ years old or older, you can make an impact on your favorite charity by making a gift from your IRA to a fund at the community foundation. This is an easy and effective way to make a gift that helps satisfy your required minimum distribution, while also reducing your taxable income. Who can take advantage of the IRA charitable rollover provision?If you have an IRA and are 70½ or older, you and your spouse (each) can take a tax-free charitable distribution from your IRA. Who can receive the gift? The IRA must be gifted directly to[...]

Post Rock Community Foundation accepting fall grant applications

SYLVAN GROVE, Kan.— The Post Rock Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications open August 1 and are due Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Last fall, a community foundation grant helped the Bud Finch Memorial Community Theatre replace a ripped awning and damaged lighting on its outdoor sign. Funds were used to pay for artwork, purchase materials and cover installation costs. The upgrades are helping create a more vibrant atmosphere in downtown Lincoln. “This grant was essential in allowing us to achieve our goals replacing the awning and fixing the sign. We have received a great deal of positive feedback from community members[...]