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GBCF listening tour in Rush County, identifying needs and discussing solutions
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Board members and staff of the Golden Belt Community Foundation will soon host meetings in Rush County for a listening tour and series of community meetings across Rush, Pawnee, Stafford, and Barton counties. The Rush County meetings are scheduled for Thursday, April 21, and will be held at the following locations and times:
Thursday, April 21 : Otis, 10 a.m., Otis Senior Center, 105 Fisher St.; La Crosse, noon, Walnut Creek Extension, 702 Main St.
The foundation is interested in learning more about current needs and wishes for Rush County and its communities. Information from the community meetings will guide the foundation Board of Directors in aligning available funding with current needs, connecting donors with important causes, and working to sustain rural communities.
“As the Golden Belt Community Foundation celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year, we look forward to making an even greater impact in the communities we serve. We are excited to learn more about Rush County and hear residents’ thoughts on the future.” Christy Tustin, Executive Director.
The meetings in Rush County are open to anyone who would like to share information or ideas about their community or county. If you are unable to attend, but would like to visit with a foundation representative, contact the foundation to schedule a meeting. Registration is not required, although individuals may RSVP by contacting the foundation at or (620) 792-3000.
Golden Belt Community Foundation
At $18.3 million in total assets and more than 160 funds under management, Golden Belt Community Foundation has been connecting people who care to causes that matter since 1996. Golden Belt Community Foundation exists to provide non-profit organizations in central Kansas with a permanent source of support and to serve as a vehicle for charitable giving for donors. GBCF serves the counties of Barton, Pawnee, Rush, and Stafford. For more information about Golden Belt Community Foundation, call (620) 792-3000 or visit their website at