Profiles in Philanthropy Archive

Profile in Philanthropy: Dean Mann

While people often become proud supporters of the communities where they grow up, Dean Mann and his wife Becky brought their energy, enthusiasm and experience to Fort Scott from St. Louis, Missouri. Dean, a certified public accountant, had left behind his career as a partner in a national accounting firm to form a holding company … Continue reading →

Profile in Philanthropy: Janet Braun

Janet Braun happened to be standing beside Dean Mann one morning at a Chamber coffee and discussion between them settled solidly on the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas and the grants it was awarding. She commented to him that several people, including her good friend Anne Emerson, were asking, “Why can’t we do that here?” … Continue reading →

Local Book Proceeds Go to FSACF

Judy Marshall, local resident and award-winning writer, joined the July 23, 2012, meeting of the Fort Scott Area Community Foundation Board of Directors to share information about her recently published book and her plans to donate its profits to the foundation. For her latest book, Legends & Lore of Bourbon County, Judy interviewed many local … Continue reading →