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.

2015 Campaign Contributions

Thank you to the following Widening Circles Society Members who have so generously contributed to our 2015 campaign which runs from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

Philanthropist Circle

Harry and Leona Trout Charitable Gift Annuity

Leadership Circle

Stewardship Circle

Mr. William H. Browing
Bob and Betsy Fisher
Dorothy Theresa Cannon
Frank and Bobby Parsons
Tod and Barry Salisbury
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred P. Shockley
Mr. and Mrs. James Shoemaker
Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Trunk, III

Sponsorship Circle

Kate Costlow and John D'Amore
Todd and Kathy Davis
Ms. Dorothy L. Etzler
Harry George
Kevin and Jeannie Hessler
John and Sharon Kennedy
Mr. Daniel J. Lajewski, Jr.
Cynthia S. Palmer
Richard and Patricia Petre
Marv and Mary Regner
Ruth E. Roney
Ruth M. Schiper
James and Carmen Schmersahl
John E. and A. Jane Tritt
Wanet and Raymond Tyson

Friendship Circle

Phillip Berheimer
Dennis and Kathleen Brekhus
Dr. Robert and Linda Broadup
Mr. Marion D. Carmack, Jr.
Estate of John and Katherine Cheatham
Lisa Coblentz
James S. Jr., and Sandra Grams Cox
Clyde and Kitty Crum
Ted and Helen Gregory
Carolyn and Jack Greiner
Frank and Nancy Lesure
Dr. and Mrs. George E. Lewis, Jr.
Donald and Rebecca Linton
Mark and Angela Mayer
Maureen McGreevy
Robert K. Moler
Nancy W. Molesworth
Marylou Musser
Bonita J. Portier, D. O.
Ray and Holly Ramsburg
Colleen M. Remsberg
Shirley A. Shores
Dave and Kitty Stauffer
Alice Jean Stine
Jay and Susan Wolfe

Membership Circle

Dr. Edward and Patricia Andochick
Serap Akisoglu
Earl and Anita Bartgis
Dick and Sue Basford
Bruce Bigelow and Julie Ramsey
Cdr. and Mrs. Norman Birzer
Ms. Nancy L. Bittle
Peg and Orley Bourland
Mrs. Barbara Brewster
Faye and Robert Cannon
Donald and Carolyn Court
Eric and Angie Dallavalle
Mr. H. Doggett
Col. Richard F. Dyer, USAF Ret
Lee and Cathy Engel
Jay Fifer
Betty M. Follin
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Frey
Ken and Ann Frushour
Jim and Sandy Gangawere
Dr. and Mrs. Ching-Jou Gou
Norine and Ted Haas
John D. Hendrickson II
Darl W. Hinkle
Forest L. Hough
Ms. Stella Jordan
John S. Jorgensen
Maureen Kallstrom
Ms. Karlys L. Kline and Mr. Thomas E. Lynch
Ms. Deborah M. Lamperti
Rev. and Mrs. Albert K. Lane, III
Dan and Pat Lufkin
Nancy and Bob Manthey
Evelyn Manwiller
Dr. and Mrs. James Merkel
Janet Michael
Ms. Dorothy C. Misner
Virginia Patrick
Elizabeth Prongas
Ms. Linda Pruitt-Michielli
Frances Randall
Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. Shoemaker
George and Carolyn Smith
Nancy L. Speck
Mr. and Mrs. R. Dean Stickell
James Summers and Elly Williams
John Stush and Audrey Rayfield
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel K. Tregoning
Mr. John C. Warfield
Hon. William W. Wenner
Mike and Marlene Young



To view the list of Widening Circles Society members who so generously contributed to our 2014 campaign which ran from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, click here.

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