NADA Ambassador Grant Supports Maryland Master Farmers Scholarship Fund

FREDERICK, MD – June 30, 2017: The National Automobile Dealers (NADA) Charitable Foundation has presented a $500 grant to The NADA to MD Master Farmer Fund small jpgMaryland Master Farmers Scholarship Fund. The fund is one of more than 679 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

De Willard, Jr., a prominent member of the automobile industry and owner of Ideal Buick – GMC – Hyundai in Frederick, designated the grant to support the fund as a result of qualifying for Ambassador status with the NADA Charitable Foundation. The Ambassador program provides funds to support the community that has contributed towards the success of the dealer. Mr. Willard is one of three founding donors of The Maryland Master Farmers Scholarship which helps students pursue post-secondary education in agriculture.

Since 1986, the Community Foundation has contributed more than $47 million in grants and scholarships throughout Frederick County.

Photo caption: De Willard presents the donation for The Maryland Master Farmers Scholarship Fund to Harry George, Community Foundation trustee, and Elizabeth Y. Day, Community Foundation President and CEO.

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