Eileen Ferrell is Wednesday’s Hometown Hero.

Eileen is executive director of the Strowd-Roses Foundation.

Their main mission is to add to the culture of the community.  They also provide money to needs in the community by providing grants.

From the Strowd-Roses website:

“We fund local nonprofits and projects that improve the quality of life for residents of Chapel Hill and Carrboro. We also provide for the on-going maintenance and care of the Gene Strowd Community Rose Garden, a free and public space in Chapel Hill.”

Learn more about applying for grants from Strowd-Roses.