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FOUNDATION NAMES 2018 ALGER COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS; EXPANDS PROGRAM

MUNISING, MI, June 6, 2018 — We're thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 Eric and Danielle Beverly Scholarship Awards - Alec Blank (Munising High School) and Tori Tyner (Superior Central Schools). Since starting the program in 2006, we've awarded $6,500 to outstanding Munising High School seniors. We were pleased this year to offer an additional scholarship to students at other Alger County schools as well.

 Alec Blank                                            Tori Tyner

Alec Blank                                            Tori Tyner

Alec, son of Libby and Steve Blank (Munising), has established himself as great leader both in the classroom and on the playing field. His accolades include National Honor Society membership and All-Conference recognition in football and basketball. Diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at the age of 10, Alec's perseverance in overcoming chronic illness recently earned him the 2018 Gil Heard Award from the UPSSA. Alex will pursue a degree in physical therapy at Finlandia University in Hancock, Michigan.

Tori, daughter of Patricia and Terry Tyner, Jr. (Limestone), is known for her superior work ethic, leadership, and stellar academic performance. In fact, she graduated at the top of her class and was Class Valedictorian. She blazed a trail as one of the first female students to join the football team and has received numerous honors including an induction into the National Honor Society. Tori plans to pursue a nursing degree at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  

“Eric and I were both student-athletes in high school and college,” Danielle said.  “We're grateful for the support that helped us pursue our academic goals and are incredibly blessed to now be able to help other young student athletes pursue theirs.” 

Congratulations Alec and Tori!  


 

The Eric R. Beverly Family Foundation welcomes Juliann Kaiser as New Executive Director

ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2018 - The Eric R. Beverly Family Foundation welcomes Juliann Kaiser as Executive Director. Juliann will work closely with founders Eric and Danielle Beverly to oversee foundation operations, fundraising, and the management and execution of Atlanta-based programs.  She begins serving in the role effective immediately.

A long-time volunteer and champion for breast cancer support in the Atlanta area, the Beverlys first met Juliann when the foundation was selected as a beneficiary for an annual luncheon and fashion show that she ran which was sponsored by Belk and Georgia Plastic Surgery. “After working with Juliann in different capacities over the years, Eric and I are very excited to have her on board as we look to expand our programs and map out the next ten years of successful service,” Danielle said.  

Juliann brings a strong background in public relations and marketing as well as non-profit work to her position with the foundation. Acknowledged as a pacesetter in the public relations profession, she has more than 30 years of PR experience, ranging from strategic planning and marketing, to corporate visibility and community relations programs, working in corporate, non-profit and agency settings. She has owned a public relations firm for the past 16 years.

As a community volunteer for the past 22 years, Juliann has served in various leadership positions for breast cancer, prostate cancer and animal rescue non-profit organizations.  

She is a former national president of Women In Communications, Inc., and a former president of both the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and Healthcare Businesswomens’ Association, Atlanta Chapter.