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Richard Wenninghoff leaves $5 Million to Pottawattamie County Community Foundation!

On Wednesday, December 11, The Pottawattamie County Community Foundation received a $5 Million gift from the Richard P. Wenninghoff Estate that will generate scholarships for graduating seniors in Treynor Community Schools and Underwood Community Schools. We are so overwhelmed by this generosity!

We are truly grateful and humbled by the generosity of Rick Wenninghoff and his family,” said Donna Dostal, Pottawattamie County Community Foundation President and CEO. “With this gift, Rick Wenninghoff set the stage for us to build leaders for generations to come. His foresight and generosity are truly amazing and we are honored to be entrusted to carry out his wish for Iowa’s children to have the opportunity to further their education and live strong, productive lives.”

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