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.