Community foundation discusses school attendance

After the Pledge of Allegiance and the approval of prior minutes, the board of directors meeting at the Barberton Community Foundation kicked off with a talk by Tom Harnden about investments.

It’s easy to get lost in the technical details, but one thing is for certain; the foundation and its board do more behind the scenes than the average community member might realize.

In their continual effort to improve and create value within the area, the foundation works with other organizations such as the Barberton Community Development Corporation and invests in a number of businesses and properties like the armory and the location of the former Shamrock Motel.

Read more on this story in the Oct. 24 edition of the Barberton Herald.

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