2011-01-12 / Harbor Beach Times

Scholarship funds created with HCCF

Sara Wood Sara Wood HURON COUNTY - The Board of Trustees of the Huron County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that a scholarship fund has been established to honor the memory of Sara Elizabeth Wood and her commitment to health care professions and her community.

Sara was born in Harbor Beach in 1981, the youngest daughter of Marvin and Phyllis Kociba. She was a member of Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church. Sara graduated as Salutatorian from Harbor Beach High School and earned a Doctor of Pharmacy from Ferris State University in 2007. She was a Pharmacy Manager for the Canton and Commerce, Michigan stores. Sara and Dr. Aaron R. Wood were married in Harbor Beach in 2007 and resided in Farmington Hills. She passed away unexpectedly on October 27, 2010. Her warm personality, love for family and dedication to work made Sara a remarkable young woman and her memory will live on through the Sara Elizabeth Wood Scholarship Fund.

Roseline and Charles Gliniecki Roseline and Charles Gliniecki One scholarship will be awarded each year to a graduate of Harbor Beach High School beginning with the Foundation’s scholarship grant round in the year 2012. Preference will be given to applicants enrolled in a college of Pharmacy, those who have not previously received an award, and those who demonstrate financial need.

The Board of Trustees of the Huron County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that a scholarship fund has been established in memory of Charles and Roseline Gliniecki. The family of Charles and Roseline Gliniecki established this fund in 2010 to honor their parents. Charles and Roseline demonstrated and instilled in each of their six daughters values of hard work and education. They farmed, lived and worked in Huron County all of their lives. Although Charlie was not able to complete his formal education, he excelled in his self taught welding and mechanical skills. Roseline worked as a registered nurse at the hospitals that became Huron Medical Center in Bad Axe. As a clinical instructor at the Bad Axe Practical Nursing Program of St. Clair County Community College, she instructed over 400 practical nursing students in classroom and clinical facilities until her retirement in 1986. This scholarship is a tribute to their dedication to learning and making a difference.

This scholarship is dedicated to providing financial assistance to the adult learner.

More details on eligibility criteria for these scholarships will be posted on the Foundation’s website at www.huroncountycommunityfoundation.org.

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