Condensed History

 

Began planning for HLOC Foundation in 2001.

SILENT AUCTIONS:

March 2003
Raised $5800

March 2004
Raised $7054

March 2005
Raised $6379 
Granted $1200: $600 to TNP & $600 NHLGP

March 2006
Raised $4700 
Granted $1834: $305 to Junior Achievement, $754 to the SSC Wellness Ctr., $775 to HL Day Care

March 2007
Raised $8767 
Granted $2937: $500 to Women of Today, $1000 to HL EMT, $1437 to SWU Baseball

March 2008
Raised $6700  
Granted $4225: $325 to SSC Special Ed  Dept, $1500 to HL Library, $1200 to SSC Wellness Center, $1200 to Okabena Park and Rec.

April 2009
Raised $5119 
Granted $4348: $1000 to SSC Wellness Ctr, $1000 to SSC FFA, $1000 to SSC Learning to Give Class, $250 to HL Ecum VBS, $598 to SSC Flag Squad, $500 to ECFE

March 2010
Raised $4612 
Granted $4434: $1000 to SSC Lib, $714 to SSC Physical Ed Dept., $1500 to HLO Food Shelf, $220 to Rost 4-H, $1000 HL Public Library

March 2011
Raised $4636 
Granted $4300: $450 to SSC Elem Lib, $1000 to SSC Learning to Give Class, $650 to SSC Wellness Committee, $800 to LaCrosse 4-H, $1000 to Heron Lake Public Library, $300 to Lady Quasars BB Team, $100 to SSC Life Skills Class

March 2012
Raised $5030 
Granted $6580: $225 to Western Community Action for HL Food Shelf, $700 to SSC Art Department, $780 to SSC Elem Library, $900 to SSC Technology Dept., $975 to HL Public Library, $1000 to SSC Door Project, $2000 to HL Legion Auxiliary for Veterans’ Memorial

March 2013   
Raised $5332  
Granted $5992*: $200 to HL Community Ed Youth BB, $500 to SSC Parenting Group, $550 to TOP (Teen Outreach Program) $742 to SSC Elem Phy Ed for Skate Time, $1000 to SSC Band, $1000 to HL Public Library, $2000 to HL  Veteran’s Memorial. (*Parenting Group and Teen Outreach Grants were returned for reissue in 2014)

March 2014
Raised $5638     
Granted $8000: Okabena Leg. Aux-$3000, HL Firemen-$1500, HL EMT’S-$800, HL Pub Lib-$500, SSC Student of the Week Prog-$500, SSC Flags-$500, SSC Elem Music-$500, SSC Wellness Comm-$500, SSC High School-$200

March 2015
Raised $5991     
Granted $10230:HLO Community Ed-$320, HLO Golf-$500, HL Public Library-$1000, HLO Meals On Wheels-$1410, HL Am Legion-$1500, HL Fire Dept-$1500, HLO Math Dept-$2000, HLO Wellness Center-$2000

April 2016
Raised $6672       
Granted $10900-HLO Softball-$500, HLO Ind Tech-$550, HL Library-$750, HLO Meals on Wheels-$750, HLO Camp Foster Excursion-$850, HLO Food Service-$1000, Okabena Municipal Liquor Store-$1000, HLO Legion Baseball-$1500, Okabena Development Club-$2000, Heron Lake Legion Auxiliary-$2000.

April 2017
Raised $3925       
Granted $11150-HLO PE-$400, HLO FB-$750, LaCrosse 4-H-$800 HL Public Lib-$800, HLO Meals on Wheels-$1000, HLO Elem Lib-$1000, Okabena Legion BB-$1000. HLO FACS Dept-$1200, HLO 21st Century Classroom-$1200, HLO School Garden-$1500, HL Fire Dept-$1500

March 2018
Raised $8798    
Granted $14713-HLO Pool-$200, HLO Elem PBIS program-$1000, HLO Food Serv-$475, HLO HS PBIS-$1000, HLO FACS-$1000, HLO Athletics-$1500, Okabena Community Club Lights-$1438. HLO Public Library-$1500, Meals on Wheels-$1000, HLO Elem Library-$1000, HL EMS-$2000, HL Fire Dept-$1500, Okabena Fire Dept-$1100

TOTAL RAISED:    $95,153
GRANTS TO DATE = $89,793*
(As of 2018, we have granted monies to 22 different entities.)

 

GOLF TOURNEYS:

September 2004
Raised $2600

September 2005
Raised $2300

September 2006
Raised $2319

September 2007
Raised $1700

September 2008
Raised $1664

September 2009
Raised $2971

September 2010
Raised $1837

September 2011
Raised $1758

September 2012
Raised $1559

September 2013
Raised $1727

September 2014
Raised $2028

September 2015
Raised $936

September 2016
Raised $1053

September 2017
Raised $1200

TOTAL RAISED:                                    $25652

 

MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITIES:

Mary Beth Carlson Concert—2004
Did not make any profits.  Did as service to Community.  Those of us who attended enjoyed it immensely!

Road Races:  2005, 2006, 2007
Done as service to community.  Not profit maker. 2008 was handled by HL 150th Committee

Kari Heisinger Timmer Holiday Concerts: 2011, 2012, 2013
Done as service to community.

 

DINNER THEATERS:

2005
Raised $1200

2006
Raised  $ 580

2007
Raised  $ 800

2008
Raised  $ 960

2009
Raised  $ 290

2010
Raised  $1074

TOTAL RAISED:      $4904

 

TOTAL FUNDS RAISED = $125,709
TOTAL FUNDS GRANTED =$89793

We now have over $208,800 in our Endowment Fund  (as of 05/31/18)

Our granting monies for FY19 are $9336.93 (from endowment funds available)

 

(updated 7-10-18)