The Multiplier Effect
A recent trip to the Black Hills included an invigorating hike to the top of Black Elk Peak. The temperature was rather mild for early January, however steady winds in the 40 mph range, gusting to the mid 50s, didn’t allow ample time to survey the incredible 360-degree views. On the way down I recalled the first time I ventured up the then Harney Peak, in 1972. The hike was with an OSL youth group and part of a week-long camping experience at Ft. Courage (part of Atlantic Mountain Ranch). Not really thinking about the long-term effect of that hike at the time, I now somewhat grasp the multiplier effect as a result of the outing: two of those hikers became integral to my future and remain close friends today.

The following is a list of people who have given to the OSLC Foundation since September 1. In 2019, more than 100 made gifts to the Foundation. Each of those gifts have the same multiplier effect as the recent hike. When gifts are made they honor our loved ones. Those gifts also help us with the grieving process as we recall and cherish memories as we press on without them. The monetary support serves the OSL congregation for years and years, sometimes seen, sometimes unseen.

It is important for you to know that your gifts are greatly appreciated and stewarded with the utmost care by the OSLC Foundation board. Please contact me, joien@sio.midco.net, and together we can talk about your multipliers.

Gifts to the OSLC Foundation Endowment
Ralph and LaVonne Johnshoy
Donald and Sarah Abbas
Robert and Rita Elmen Foundation
Dan and Margretta Van Schepen

In Honor of Pauline Nelson’s Birthday
Curtis and Elaine Sandvall

In Memory of Charles Dawdy
Don and Sharon Lehmann

In Memory of Ed Sessler
Leslie and Carolyn Svendsen

In Memory of Charles Kinnunen
Darlene Kinnunen
Lloyd and Donna Knutson
Marsha Millage
Jim and Rosalie Ryan

In Memory of Stella Curry
Robert and Joan Thimjon
Jim and Rosalie Ryan
Dorothy and Brian Peterson
Curtis and Elaine Sandvall
Dennis and Pamela Hanneman

In Memory of LeRoy Schriever
Dorothy and Brian Peterson

In Memory of Jeff Hazard
Leslie and Carolyn Svendsen

 

In Memory of Lois Ahrendt
Ruth Olsen
Beverly Petersen
Alan and Arlys Stanga
Bruce and Wendy Hasche
Richard and Gloria Landborg
Rita Elmen
Jim and Leann Kvernes

In Memory of Don Pearson
Beverly Budahl
Ruth Olsen
Richard and Gloria Landborg
Curtis and Elaine Sandvall

In Memory of Bev Miller
Ronald and Martha Rossing
Jon and Julie Oien
Phyllis Harmsen
Ronald and Anne Larson

In Memory of Mandeline Gaede
Robert and Joan Thimjon

In Memory of Norma Joyce
Conrad and Helen Dice

In Memory of Rita Elmen
Ronald and Martha Rossing
Jackie and Howard Wickett
Conrad and Helen Dice
Donald and Coryill Weeg
James and Carol Oakland