That's a lot of zeroes
10-minute presentation yields $100,000 for Hartley trail committee
March 30, 2023
The Hartley Recreation Trail Committee didn't see this one coming.
Members last week accepted a $100,000 grant from United Way in Spencer to help pay for construction of the trail. The money was made possible by a charitable trust established by the Heerde family of Milford, who charged United Way with selecting local causes worth contributing to.
"There's no stipulations as far as we know, just a check for $100,000," said Laura Mohni, trail committee member. "We were extremely surprised and extremely grateful."
The money came relatively easily. United Way contacted the trail committee earl...