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By Hunter Herbaugh
Glendive Ranger-Review 

Dawson College Foundation receives $1.8M endowment

Dahl Memorial Healthcare also receives generous donation

 

September 23, 2022

Ellis and Irene Jones

The Dawson College Foundation was recently blown away when it received a nearly $1.8 million endowment, the largest donation ever received by the foundation to date, from a family dedicated to bolstering education in Eastern Montana. The money was left to the foundation by the late Ellis and Irene Jones, a local couple who lived and worked throughout Eastern Montana for decades.

Additionally, Dahl Memorial Healthcare in Ekalaka and a nursing home in Wibaux received $150,000 in donations.

The foundation received word of the donation in July, following Irene's passing, and officially receive...



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