Hilbert Scherffius, longtime Oconomowoc resident and owner of Lorleberg's True Value Hardware, launched the Oconomowoc Area Foundation with a multimillion dollar gift that was designated for the exclusive use of the Oconomowoc area made to the Milwaukee Foundation. The Oconomowoc Area Foundation has continued to grow and recently held its annual fundraiser and report at the Golden Mast on Okauchee Lake.
Serving on the foundation's board as of Jan. 1 will be Maribeth Bush, John Eimon, Keith Farley, Richard Gallagher, Gareth Harwood, Lynne Jorgensen, Gina Magnus, Mary Sue McNamee, Paul Mueller, Hilton Neal, Diem Nguyen, Craig Schiefelbein, Donna Schlender, Todd Sivak, Judge Patrick Snyder, Maureen Stapleton, Megan Welsh, Dave Young and Nate Zastrow.
Lorayne Ritt covers Waukesha County's nonprofits. Call her at (262) 542-6797, or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
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