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2023 Annual Reception at Windward

Updated: Aug 20, 2023

2023 Hestia Annual Meeting


On June 21, 2023, approximately 80 Hestia members and guests attended the annual meeting of Hestia. For the first time, the meeting was held at the Clubhouse at the Windward Association in Harbor Springs.


(Photos courtesy of Lindsey Strough Huey)







Past Chair Lisa Blanchard


New Chair Karen Strough-Donnelly




Presentations were made by each of our 16 recipients of grants for which $72000 in total was awarded. Please see the 2023 Grant Summary on this website.




Grant Co-Chair Ali Hill (right) with Christie Ward-Strahan of Big Brothers Big Sisters of NW Michigan



Kathy Petersen, Northmen Den Youth Pantries




Kari VandenBrink, Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan




Kyle Ulrich, Northwest Michigan Habitat for Humanity



Finley Van Patten (left) and Heather Raue (right) with Crooked Tree Arts Center School of Ballet




Courtney Holbrook (left) and Savannah Cool (right) with Great Start Collaborative and Parent Coalition of Charlevoix, Emmet and N. Antrim Counties

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