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Osborne leaves $208,000 for scholarships


May 23, 2019

The estate of Robert Osborne, long-time host of the Turner Classic Movies television series, has left $200,000 to the Colfax Schools Foundation, a fund which generates revenue for presentation of scholarships to Colfax High School graduates. The estate also left $8,000 which will be awarded in scholarships to members of this year’s class. The award this year was made as a prelude for following years, when revenue is expected to be generated by the $200,000 donation once it is added to the foundation’s investment fund.

Osborne, who was born in Colfax in 1932 to Robert and Hazel Osborne,...

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