Drolson Family Foundation
Education - Each spring DFF provides scholarships for Forest Lake area students who are pursuing their post-secondary education. The success of the 7th EVER Don Drolson Memorial Golf Event should allow our donations for scholarships to top $43,000 since 2012. (We're still sorting out our final donations and expenses.) Scholarships are administered by the Forest Lake Area Community Scholarship Foundation. More information can be found at www.flacsf.org.
DFF provides healthy snacks and scholarship assistance for adults working toward their GED or adult diploma. These adults are working with teachers at the Forest Lake Area Schools Community Education Adult Basic Education program to achieve their educational goals so they can enter college or obtain better jobs.
Shop with a Cop – Children are referred by school staff to go shopping with a FLPD officer for Christmas gifts for their family members. DFF provided groceries to each of the ten families so they could make a wonderful holiday meal.
Youth Leadership - DFF has been a sponsor of the Lakes Center for Youth and Families’ Black Tie or Blue Jeans Night for the past several years and plans to maintain this commitment for the next Black Tie or Blue Jeans night. This event is traditionally held the in the fall and includes a great dinner, fun program and an opportunity to wear your finest black tie attire...or your favorite blue jeans. Please visit www.ysblakesarea.org for all event details and to purchase tickets.
Youth Safety – Sponsors Forest Lake Safety Camp where FLPD, FLFD and other community organizations teach children about safety lessons including bike and fire safety.
Community – Sponsors the Forest Lake Rotary Plunge which helps community organizations raise money for their own causes while raising money to support the charitable work of the Forest Lake Rotary.
Adult Education – Provides recognition for volunteers who give hundreds of hours to help adults prepare for their GED tests, obtain their high school diploma and learn English through the FLAS Community Ed Adult Basic Education program. Also provides scholarships for GED Testing.
Youth Athletics – Supports Forest Lake Area sports teams through purchasing program ads and donations to fundraising efforts.