Honesdale, PA – The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation announced that the Wayne County Community Foundation was selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2023 community grant awards.  Ryanne Jennings, President & CEO, received a check in the amount of $5,000.00 from Villaume Foundation board members, Jon Villaume and Tracy L. Schwarz.

The John and Helen Villaume Foundation established by Honesdale natives, John and Helen Villaume, was created to benefit charitable, religious, scientific, literary and educational programs within Wayne County.  Since its inception, the Foundation has made awards totaling over $2,425,000.00 with Wayne Bank managing the account in the Wealth Management and Trust Services Division of Wayne Bank.

Additional information about the Foundation and grant applications may be obtained from:  The John and Helen Villaume Foundation, c/o Wayne Bank Wealth Management and Trust Services Division, 717 Main Street, Honesdale, PA  18431, or by phone:  570-253-1571 or email:  Trust@WayneBank.com

PHOTO CAPTION-LEFT TO RIGHT:  Tracy L. Schwarz, Villaume Foundation Board Member; Ryanne Jennings, President & CEO, Wayne County Community Foundation; and Jon Villaume, Villaume Foundation Board Member.