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Hometown Hero Award Presented to Dr. Dennis Epp of Freeman, SD

May 14, 2024 // Community Savings Account, Donors
Dr. Epp with Freeman Community Foundation Council: Front Row (L to R): Emily Hofer (President), Cheryl Korn, Karli Harberts • Back Row (L to R): Lori Hofer (Vice President), Rudy Brockmueller, Dr. Dennis Epp, Jeff Veltkamp, SDCF, Chad Knittel, Erin Lachman, Brett Pidde (Secretary/Treasurer), Courtney Unruh

South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) recently presented Dr. Dennis & Dorothy Epp with the Hometown Hero award, a SDCF Legacy Society tier.

Dr. Epp, a beloved figure in Freeman, has dedicated his life to serving others through his medical practice and his involvement in various community initiatives. His commitment to improving the lives of those around him embodies the spirit of the Hometown Hero award.

"We are thrilled to recognize Dr. Epp as a Hometown Hero and welcome him into our Legacy Society," said Jeff Veltkamp, SDCF Director of Development. "His dedication to the people of Freeman is truly inspiring, and his impact will be felt for generations to come."

Dr. Epp and Veltkamp

Emily Hofer, Chair of Freeman Community Foundation Advisory Council, expressed her admiration for Dr. Epp's work. "Dr. Epp has been a pillar of our community for decades. His kindness, compassion and unwavering commitment to our town make him a true Hometown Hero."

No one knows a community better than those who call it home. Since 1987, the SDCF has had the privilege to collaborate with generous people wanting to give their neighbors a better place to call HOME. Our Hometown Heroes are a special group of people with a passion for helping communities grow and thrive.

To learn how you can create your charitable legacy with the South Dakota Community Foundation, please visit https://www.sdcommunityfoundation.org/giving

Learn about the Freeman Community Foundation here.