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Madison Avenue Christian Church honors late philanthropist R.C. Durr on his 100th birthday

Madison Avenue Christian Church celebrated late philanthropist R.C. Durr’s 100th birthday with a special chicken dinner along with birthday cake and ice cream.

The church honored Durr’s memory and all the good work that the R.C. Durr Foundation he established has done for Madison Avenue Christian Church and the community, with a special celebration.

R.C. Durr

Approximately 100 people attended the community dinner.

The R.C. Durr Foundation has provided grant funds to Madison Avenue Christian Church for maintenance, repairs, kitchen improvements and other programs. Madison Avenue Christian Church provides twice weekly hot meals to the homeless and low-income community in Covington as well as the Samaritan Car Care Program and many other community health services.

The R. C. Durr Foundation, Inc. was established and funded by R. C. Durr in September 1993 and was permanently endowed upon his death on May 21, 2007. His birthday is May 14.

There is no way to calculate the total impact, amount or number of R. C. Durr’s gifts while he was alive but since his passing and as of 2019, the Durr Foundation has made more than 1,100 grants with a total giving in excess of $25,000,000.

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See the NKyTribune’s 2014 story on R.C. Durr and his legacy here.

See the tribute at the community dinner here:

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