Foundation News: What's happening at McKenna


Recent News

December 13, 2016

Alice Jewell named McKenna CEO

by Michael Spain

The McKenna Foundation Board of Trustees announced today that it has selected Alice Jewell as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, taking over with the retirement of Dr. Jerry Major, who served as Foundation CEO since 2011.

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October 11, 2016

Dr. Jerry Major Retirement

by Michael Spain

The McKenna Foundation Board of Trustees has announced the upcoming retirement of Dr. Jerry Major, effective mid-February, 2017.

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May 9, 2015

Mental Health Taskforce

by Alice Jewell

On May 9, the Texas Ski Ranch will host “Wake Up and Shred the Silence,” a teen suicide prevention campaign, during its 2015 Cablestock competition, which draws thousands of young adults and youth to the area.

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June 7, 2013

McKenna commits $200,000 to Family Promise

by Alice Jewell

The McKenna Foundation recently committed a strategic grant to Family Promise to help local families overcome homelessness. McKenna’s Board remains dedicated to the growing issue of homeless children and families in New Braunfels...

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June 14, 2013

New Braunfels Area Community Foundation

by Alice Jewell

The McKenna Foundation committed $525,000 in seed funding over the next three years to the New Braunfels Area Community Foundation to support the organization in developing a structure for philanthropy in our community. This public charity is modeled...

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June 4, 2012

$1 Million given to New Braunfels

by Alice Jewell

The McKenna Foundation recently committed nearly $1 million to improve the health and well-being for residents of New Braunfels and Comal County. Grant allocations included $135,000 as seed funding to create the New Braunfels Area Community Foundation...

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