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The mission of the Mary Lou & Arthur F. Mahone Fund is to provide educational opportunities for economically and academically deserving youth and to support healthy lifestyles initiatives in communities of color.

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Save the Date - Reaching for Rainbows: Pursuit of Excellence Gala | April 13, 2018

HarborPark Jazz, Rhythm & Blues Festival

NEW DATE & 2018 TICKET/SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION!

The Mary Lou & Arthur F. Mahone Fund cordially invites you to attend the 20th anniversary of the "Reaching for Rainbows" Pursuit of Excellence Gala. In addition to awarding 13 college scholarships, we will honor longtime supporters Shebaniah Muhammad, Educators Credit Union and the Ladies of Delta Sigma Theta & Employees Mutual Benefits Association – Central Chapter with the Signature Award.

Join our family of friends and supporters as our goal of reducing the financial barriers impacting college access and affordability for many first-generation students continues. To confirm your ticket order, sponsorship level or ad request, please download/complete the attached registration forms and return to the Kenosha Community Foundation Office in downtown Kenosha, WI. If you should have any questions, please contact Karen Kaiser at (262) 654-2412 or email KKaiser@KenoshaFoundation.org


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Mary Lou & Arthur F. Mahone Fund CEO Scholarships Available

We are currently accepting applications for our Career Exploration Organization (CEO) Scholarships as we offer eight $5,000 Mary Lou & Arthur F. Mahone Fund CEO Scholarships, two full-tuition scholarships through the Mahone Fund’s partnership with Herzing University, and one full-tuition scholarship through the Mahone Fund’s partnership with Carthage College. This annual opportunity is open to all eligible Kenosha Unified School District High Schools, Christian Life and St. Joseph Catholic Academy High School seniors pursuing their education at a two-year or four-year institution.

Applications for the Mary Lou & Arthur F. Mahone Fund CEO Scholarships may be obtained from participating Kenosha Unified High Schools, Christian Life School and St. Joseph Catholic Academy guidance offices, the Kenosha Community Foundation or download online (below) and complete on a computer. All applications must be submitted to students' guidance counselors or the Kenosha Community Foundation office (600 52nd Street, Suite 110, Kenosha, WI 53140) by Friday, February 23, 2018. Please email all digital forms directly to kkaiser@kenoshafoundation.org.


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In Loving Memory of Our Dear Friend

"Becoming wise is not the same as being smart. Being smart means knowing what is. Being wise means knowing what matters. I've learned that to become wise I had to be willing to learn from all people."

-Alfred John Capelli, M.D.


Great Music. Great Food. Great Fun. All on a Great Lake!

HarborPark Jazz, Rhythm & Blues Festival

On behalf of The Mary Lou & Arthur F. Mahone Fund, we thank all volunteers and attendees for your continued support of the HarborPark Jazz, Rhythm & Blues Festival – We hope to see you this year in August!