Being Grateful in 2022

Being Grateful in 2022

Black River Falls was truly blessed when Gil Homstad decided to ‘come home’ after living in Madison. Gil is a humble and discreet man who has done more for this area than most of us will ever realize. Over the past thirty-six years, if you looked closely behind the...
Being Grateful in 2022

Recognizing Need, Taking Action!

Peter & Jone Hoffman In June, the Foundation published a newspaper article listing the 2020 and 2021 recipients of scholarships managed by the Foundation. It also discussed the wonderful support our community provides for graduating seniors and addressed the need...
Being Grateful in 2022

Being Grateful in 2021

In 1985, Gil Homstad recognized a need and took action. That action resulted in the creation of the Black River Falls Area Foundation, which set a record as the smallest (population) community in the entire country to have a Foundation. Starting with zero dollars, the...
Being Grateful in 2022

Being Grateful in 2020

Our last Annual Report was distributed in June of 2019 at our annual FRIENDS of the FOUNDATION luncheon. Our theme was ‘Covering All the Bases’ and Trustees wore their Foundation Team jerseys and hats while ball park music played throughout the Skyline. The smell of...