Cinnamo Joins Nexstar Legacy Foundation
Nexstar Legacy Foundation and Nexstar Network have welcomed the new member Kate Cinnamo as the foundation’s new Executive Director. The Nexstar Legacy Foundation, a Saint Paul-based non-profit organization is bringing veterans and young people into the plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical (PHCE) trades. The foundation has joined hand with Nexstar Network, a best-practices organization for residential contractors in the PHCE trades along with others to accomplish this goal.
Cinnamo has more than a decade of experience in non-profit fundraising and development. As Executive Director, she will provide strategic vision and planning to bring the message of the foundation nationwide. “We are proud to have Kate at the helm of the foundation,” said Bill Raymond, President of the foundation’s board of trustees. “She’ll do an excellent job of carrying the torch of the foundation forward and getting the word out about the amazing opportunities waiting for people in this industry.” Troops to Trades and Explore the Trades, foundation’s two programs aim to reach young people and veterans.
The foundation plans to give away $115,000 in scholarships this year, Raymond said.