Community foundation formed

The City of Red Bud recently founded the Community Foundation of Red Bud, which is a 501(c)(3) organization. The group has begun meeting and is laying out the groundwork for the foundation. They have also set their mission statement as, “To be a catalyst for igniting generosity, serve as a resource and coordinator for charitable activities, and to advance the quality of life in our community.” Pictured are foundation board members: Treasurer Jeremy DeMond, Jim Faust, President Gerald Hanebutt, Brenda Gilpatrick and Secretary Mike Reed. If anyone has any questions about the Community Foundation of Red Bud, please call Red Bud Administrative Assistant Pam Poetker at city hall at 618-282-2315.