Three Rivers Community Foundation

The annual Three Rivers Community Foundation Benefit Golf Tournament will have special meaning for the founders and the foundation June 1 at the Elk River Golf Club. Officials are estimating the tournament will yield up to $40,000 that will be matched by the Initiative Foundation, which administers the foundation’s assets. That’s huge, because the foundation [...]

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John C. Weicht passed away peacefully at home in Elk River, MN, at the age of 64 on May 13, 2012. He graduated from Elk River High School in 1966, served in the Army and was in Vietnam in 1967-1968. He married Sandra Frederiksen in Askov, MN. A general contractor and humanitarian, volunteered in his [...]

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The Board of Directors of the Three Rivers Community Foundation (TRCF) has authorized $50,000 to be awarded for grants and scholarships in 2012.  The board also agreed to take on a matching challenge of raising $50,000, for a total of $100,000, which when achieved will put the endowment over $1 million. The theme for the [...]

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Linda Lee is one of five people being honored Oct. 27 by the Three Rivers Community Foundation. The other honorees are: •Denny Chuba •Mike Dorvinen •Laurie Kerr •Kathleen Poate by Jim Boyle Editor The future is uncertain, but Linda Lee is proud to say there’s a foundation in place to support the community’s efforts to [...]

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Denny Chuba is one of five people being honored Oct. 27 by the Three Rivers Community Foundation. The other honorees are: •Linda Lee •Mike Dorvinen •Laurie Kerr •Kathleen Poate by Joni Astrup Associate editor Through many years of volunteering, Denny Chuba has found an old cliche to be true: “The world belongs to those who [...]

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Mike Dorvinen is one of five people being honored Oct. 27 by the Three Rivers Community Foundation. The other honorees are: •Linda Lee •Denny Chuba •Kathleen Poate •Laurie Kerr by Jim Boyle Editor Mike Dorvinen grew up in a family of scouts, and he decided very early on as a father that he would  bring [...]

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Laurie Kerr is one of five people being honored Oct. 27 by the Three Rivers Community Foundation. The other honorees are: •Linda Lee •Denny Chuba •Mike Dorvinen •Kathleen Poate by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Community leader Laurie Kerr of Zimmerman will be honored at the fourth annual Three Rivers Community Foundation gala for how she [...]

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Kathleen Poate is one of five people being honored Oct. 27 by the Three Rivers Community Foundation. The other honorees are: •Linda Lee •Denny Chuba •Mike Dorvinen •Laurie Kerr by Jim Boyle Editor When Kathleen Poate first moved to the Rogers area in 1974, the list of conveniences included a 24-hour gas station, an elementary [...]

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