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Top 19 Stories of 2019!

Top 19 Stories of 2019!

2019 has been a rollercoaster year full of challenges, solutions, good things, and giving in Jasper and Newton Counties.  Since the Jasper Newton Foundation is always pushing for creative ways to get people connected and love where we live - we curated the perfect...

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Jasper Foundation Gift-      Dr. Cecil Johnson

Jasper Foundation Gift- Dr. Cecil Johnson

Written by Jasper County Historical Society, July 2019 The Foundation donated a large selection of items related to Rensselaer physician Dr. Cecil Emerson Johnson. Included are a huge medical book, several pieces of medical equipment plus a wide variety of other...

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Abby’s Life Lessons

Abby’s Life Lessons

"Abby K. is Jasper Newton Foundation's last intern to leave the office before starting college and she wrote up some interesting points she learned in college and still continues to evolve and grow with the challenges and victories she faces each year in school."     ...

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McKee family leaves behind a legacy of charity

McKee family leaves behind a legacy of charity

"Article written by Leann Doffin - JNF Communication Director"      In one month, the Kentland community lost two beloved women who left an imprint where they lived. Linda McKee, daughter of Phyllis and Ross McKee, passed away May 6, 2019. Shortly after, her mother,...

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Unique History of the Carnegie Library

Unique History of the Carnegie Library

Rensselaer Republican Newspaper article written in 2018 by Judy Kanne talks about the very beginning of the Carnegie Library, how it came to be and what it is now              The former Carnegie Library at 301 North Van Rensselaer...

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