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Owatonna Foundation Receives Donation from United Prairie Bank

The Owatonna Foundation recently received a donation of $1,000.00 from United Prairie Bank.

“We’re so appreciative of this donation from United Prairie Bank. Their support keeps the Foundation’s mission of improving the quality of life for present and future generations by supporting Owatonna projects that focus on community, the arts, recreation, and education a reality for all of us.” said Foundation Executive Coordinator, Laura Resler.

See picture below: Pictured left to right: Trustees Ray Stawarz and Sharon West, United Praire Bank President, Jason Sundberg, United Prairie retail Manager, Katy Busho, Foundation President, Dave Einhaus and Trustee Betsy Lindgren

The Owatonna Foundation, now in its 59th year of serving the Owatonna community, provides grants in Owatonna and its environs in four areas: Community, the Arts, Recreation and Education projects. The Foundation also provides $30,000 annually for both traditional and non-traditional scholarships for 2 year colleges and technical schools.

The Foundation was established in 1957 with the goal of improving the quality of life for present and future generations of Owatonna residents. Since then, the Owatonna Foundation has committed more than $11.5 million dollars in grants and scholarships to local organizations and students. For more information about the Owatonna Foundation, please visit our website at:, or call our office at 455-2995.


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