Widening Circles Society

The Widening Circles Society is a group of donors who have helped the Community Foundation widen its breadth of impact throughout Frederick County by generously supporting our outreach to the community. Different levels of membership are available, starting at just $100. And, as always, all contributions are tax deductible.

Membership Levels

  • Philanthropist Circle: $5,000+
  • Leadership Circle: $2,500-4,999
  • Stewardship Circle: $1,000-2,499
  • Sponsorship Circle: $500-999
  • Friendship Circle: $250-499
  • Membership Circle: $100-249

Make a difference by becoming a Widening Circle Society member. Donate today.

2016 Campaign Contributions

Thank you to the following Widening Circles Society Members who have so generously contributed to our FY2016 campaign which runs from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.

Stewardship Circle
Mr. William H. Browning
Dorothy T. Cannon
Mr. and Mrs. Randy L. Cohen
Cornelius Ryan Fay III
Dr. and Mrs. Robert T. Fisher
Skip and Nikki Irwin
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Keating
Mark and Angela Mayer
Mr. and Mrs. John Paul  Morin
Tod and Barry Salisbury

Sponsorship Circle
The Gordon M. and Teresa Warfield Cooley
  Charitable Gift Fund
Kate Costlow and John D'Amore
Ms. Dorothy Etzler
Mark and Suzanne Friis
Kevin and Jeannie Hessler
Richard and Patricia Petre
Dr. and Mrs. Greg Rausch
Marv and Mary Regner
Carroll E. and Gloria M. Selby
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred P. Shockley
John E. and A. Jane Tritt
Hon. Wm. W. Wenner
Matt and Sandy Wiley

Friendship Circle
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Ambrose
Philip Berkheimer and Marj Bernstein
Bill Blakeslee
Dennis and Kathleen Brekhus
Frances Burlas
Estate of John and Catherine Cheatham
Ms. Lisa Y. Coblentz
Stacey Collins and RaeAnn Butler
Jim and Sandy Cox
Ms. Mary V. Dove
Mr. Harry George, III and Ms. Darlene Dolan
John and Jennifer Grove
Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Hoff, III
David and Diane Hoffman
Robert G. Hooper Family Fund
Jeffrey D. Leach
Frank and Nancy Lesure
George and Pamela Lewis
Donald and Rebecca Linton
Ms. Brenda M. Main
Mr. and Mrs. C. Richard Miller, Jr.
Robert K. Moler
Nancy W. Molesworth
Marylou Musser
Joshua Pedersen
Dale and Betsy Phelps
Mr. and Mrs. J. Ray Ramsburg, III
Colleen M. Remsberg
James and Shirley Shores
Alice Jean Stine
Mr. and Mrs. Dale T. Summers
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel K. Tregoning
David and Melanie Williamson




Membership Circle
Jack N. Anderson & Cheryl D. Parrott
Mr. and Mrs. Earle L. Arnold, Jr. 
Albertine H. Baker
Earl and Anita Bartgis
Cdr. and Mrs. Norman W. Birzer
Peg and Orley Bourland
Beverly B. Byron
Faye and Robert Cannon
Avalee S. Chadwick
Kimberly S. Chaney
Dr. and Mrs. B. Franklin Cooling
Eric and Angie Dallavalle
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Dixon
Herbert L. Doggett
The Honorable and Mrs. G. Edward Dwyer, Jr.
Lee and Cathy Engel
Betty M. Follin
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Frey
Ken and Ann Frushour
Jim and Sandy Gangawere
Mr. John C. George
Ms. Bessie B. Gladhill
Dr. and Mrs. Ching-Jou Gou
Dorothy M. Green
Norine and Ted Haas
Richard M. Hassett, CPA
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil K. Holter, Jr.
Forest Hough
C.A. Iorio
Stella Jordan
Maureen Kallstrom
Rev. and Mrs. Albert K. Lane, III
Andrew and Laura Lebo
The Jack V. Leishear Endowment Fund
Terry A. and Nancy J. Leishman
Dan and Pat Lufkin
Nancy and Bob Manthey
Evelyn Manwiller
Mike and Rita McGowan
Janet L. Michael
Dr. and Mrs. James A. Merkel
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin E. Metzgar
Bob and Winnie Mount
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Morgan, Jr.
Don and Sue Murphy
Truman and Catherine Myers
Mildred Nicodemus
Virginia Patrick
Ms. Linda Pruitt-Michielli
Mr. and Mrs. Adrian M. Remsberg
Serge Rousselle and Joan Wicks
Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. Shoemaker
Mr. and Mrs. F. Lawrence Silbernagel, Jr.
Thomas G. Slater
Nancy L. Speck
Mr. Clarence F. Smith
George and Carolyn Smith
Ms. Susan S. Snyder
David Stalnaker
Mr. and Mrs. R. Dean Stickell
Ms. Lara Subleski
Jim Summers and Elly Williams
Sara M. Thomas
Nancy and William (Woody) Thrasher
Michael and Karin Tome
Mr. Jerry E. VanSant
Lucien and Anna Winegar

To view the list of Widening Circles Society members who so generously contributed to our 2015 campaign which ran from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, click here.

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