Preserving a Legacy of Generosity
Courtesy of YoCo Connect – Jan/Feb 2021
Each time a child opens a library book, each time a musical performance takes to the stage, and each time the crack of a bat resounds throughout PeoplesBank Park, York celebrates and preserves a legacy of generosity. This is the legacy of Mr. Louis J. Appell Jr.
York College Establishes Appell Environmental Horticulture Program with Support from Powder Mill Foundation
December 16, 2020
York College of Pennsylvania will create a major in Environmental Horticulture with a multimillion-dollar commitment from the Powder Mill Foundation, established by the late Louis J. Appell Jr. With a focus on environmental sustainability, the Appell Environmental Horticulture Program will include hands-on learning opportunities at Millbourne, Appell’s 50-acre private estate in York. Students may choose the Environmental Horticulture major beginning in Fall 2021.
Dream Big: Powder Mill Foundation Carrying On Louis Appell’s Legacy
Powder Mill Foundation Support for York College’s Center for Community Engagement
York College’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE) received support from the Powder Mill Foundation, established by Louis and Jody Appell, to renovate the unfinished second floor of the facility for community/college collaborations and to establish a fund to support the ongoing work of the Center.
Powder Mill Foundation Names First-Ever Executive Director
May 4, 2018
Michael H. Hady III will take the helm as the first executive director of the Powder Mill Foundation of York on May 7. In the new role, Hady will manage the operations and resources of the foundation and report to the foundation’s board of trustees.