SITE VISIT: Paws and Stripes

A few weeks back, I was sitting in my chiropractor’s waiting room when I spied a special issue of National Geographic entitled Animal Minds. According to this special issue, animal cognition is a hot area of research these days. It would appear that ethology—the study of animal behavior—is making a bit of a comeback. At […]

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FHL Foundation Makes Fall 2017 Grants

At its October 10th, 2017, board meeting, the board made the following grants: Language Conservancy—$5,000. This grant is in support of efforts to create a Keres dictionary. Keres is the language of the Pueblo of Acoma. Back in 2012, the Foundation made a grant to the Lakota Language Consortium. This grant was designed to put […]

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Stained Glass Window Restoration Project Completed

We just received word that the Stained Glass Window Restoration Project at the Community Church of Douglaston (Long Island) has been completed. The FHL Foundation made a $50,000 grant in support of this project. The Foundation’s founder, Fritz Leonhardt, was a longtime resident of Douglaston and he and his family regularly attended services at CCD. […]

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Update: Grant to Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum

David Williams, executive director at the Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum in Kent, WA, sent me an interim update report on the grant we made in support of their J(Junior)-Hydro Program. David writes the following: “J (Junior) Class racing uses the same 15 cubic inch motor on two different styles of boats. One is a 3 […]

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FHL Foundation Makes Summer 2017 Grants

At its July 11th, 2017, board meeting, the board made the following grants: Cochiti Elementary School — $5,000. This grant is in support of the RunFit program at Cochiti Elementary School. This grant will also be used to defray the cost of having a NDI (National Dance Institute) program at Cochiti. We made a grant […]

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130 kWh Solar Array Installed at Roadrunner Food Bank

Back in February, 2016, the FHL Foundation made a $300,000 grant to Roadrunner Food Bank (RRFB) to install the phase II south solar array. The phase I north solar array was installed earlier and was largely funded by the City of Albuquerque. The north solar array is designed to output 370 kWh (kilowatt hour). The […]

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Grant Made to Restore Historic 1924 Stained Glass Window

Recently our Foundation was contacted by The Community Church of Douglaston (CCD). Douglaston is in New York near Long Island Sound. The Foundation’s founder, Fritz Leonhardt, was a longtime resident of Douglaston and regularly worshiped at CCD (see the Legacy Statement). The Foundation has supported CCD over the years starting way back in the 1950s. […]

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FHL Foundation Makes Spring 2017 Grants

At its Spring 2017 board meeting, the FHL Foundation made the following grants: Cañones Early Childhood Center – $5,000. The project funded by this grant serves preschool children and their families, living in isolated, rural, economically impoverished communities of northern New Mexico. The Foundation has made grants to Cañones in previous fiscal years: $1,800 (2010–2011), […]

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Grant to J-Hydro Program—Experiential Education

At our January 31st, 2017, board meeting, the board approved a $15,000 grant to the Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum in Kent, Washington, in support of their J-Hydro Program. The J-Hydro Program is designed to allow boys and girls to build a hydroplane and, if they so choose, to race their boat. The Museum provides the […]

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Welcome to Our New Web Site!

I have one word: Phoenix. Out of the ashes rises our new web site. In 2003, we employed the services of a server company. We placed all of our web resources on these remote servers. All went well until the end of last year (2016). We began receiving rumblings that our server company was about […]

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