Gaston Memorial Scholarship, INC. 

GMS was founded in 2006, with the goal of  proudly serving the community through various philanthropic endeavors that advance the idea of continued education, leadership, family and community service. 

Robert and Gloria were the caring  parents of twelve children and yet they found the time to be active in the community.  Robert was the owner and proprietor of Gaston's Barber Shop for more than 30-years.  Gloria, best remembered for her cooking, wit, and poetic writings, served on the Human Relations Commission in the 60's  and worked for years at the Illinois Soldiers and Sailors Children's School (ISSCS)  as a night Administrator where she was dearly loved.  

Both instilled the importance of education in their children as well as the many children who were a constant fixture in their home.  They touched so many lives and made positive, indelible impressions on many. 

The Gaston Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating Senior from Illinois who exemplifies family, leadership and community service, and who has been accepted to an accredited college or university.

Each year an awards ceremony is held  in honor of the recipient, with a featured speaker who is there to encourage and inspire all in attendance.  
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Please join us this year on 
Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. 
in the Bloomington Public Library's Community Room.  
Our speaker will be the Honorable Judge David Butler
Associate Judge, McLean County, Illinois  

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 PLEASE CONSIDER BECOMING AN ANNUAL DONOR:
Send your tax deductible gift to:
 
Gaston Memorial Scholarship
P.O. Box 1795
Bloomington, IL  61702-1795

Thank you!
GASTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Awarding excellence in family, leadership and community service.
    CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!

2017
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