Archive for Arts & Culture

Campaigne Kestner Architects Fund

In celebration of 15 years of doing business in Guilford, Russell Campaigne and Mary Jo Kestner of Campaigne Kestner Architects established the Campaigne Kestner Architects Fund in 2016. Started with an initial donation of $15,000, this fund is intended to support projects that relate to the couple’s architectural background. The couple appreciate working and raising their two boys in Guilford and see this fund as a way to give back.

Rex Prescott Walden Fund

Rex Walden (1947 – 2022) was defined by the things he loved: his boats; travel; his dogs; everything and anything nautical; good friends; great art; all music – he played drums and a mean washboard. He was a vocalist and played the harmonica for the Crystal Palace Guard. He was an avid collector of walking sticks, and loved a good steak, an Iceberg wedge, and the oysters he harvested off Joshua Point.

Patricia W. Jaeger Fund

Pat and Bob Jaeger established this designated fund in 2016 to provide permanent resources to support the operations of The Guilford Foundation and music programming at the library.

Virgil & Elizabeth McDaniel Fund

As a former president of The Guilford Foundation, Dan McDaniel established an unrestricted fund, knowing that providing most flexibility to respond to changing community needs.

Stanley Page Fund

To honor a very active community member, Stanley Page, the family established an unrestricted funds to allow the Foundation to respond to evolving community needs.