As we enter the final few months of our 50th year of service, I have been reflecting on the many local philanthropists that have made Northwest Ottawa County a great place to live, work and play over the years.

It’s natural during this time of year to also be looking ahead and planning for what’s to come. When I look toward the next 50 years for the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation, I am eager to collect and share the experiences and stories of the next generation of philanthropists just as we have been doing during this milestone year.

About the writer: Hadley Streng is president of the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation.

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This foundation may consider giving back to the community by reinstating, for the majority conservative citizens, the Nativity on Dewey Hill during the most blessed time of the season: Christmas. He is after all the real reason we celebrate Christmas at all. Come to reason and begin the campaign to see it done.

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