Dawson College Foundation receives $1.8M endowment
Dahl Memorial Healthcare also receives generous donation
September 23, 2022
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...