Dick Haas Memorial Donations

Richard Haas
March 29, 1938 – December 13-2010

DickHaasGoodphotosmr 001Dick was a great friend and supporter of the FCCDC for over 25 years. He started as a client when he was growing his business, Hillside Plastics. With his wonderful wife Janet, Dick started small, worked hard, included his family in the business, cared about his employees and customers and gave back to the community. He grew the business to employ more than 100 people and successfully handed the company over to his three children. People use the following words to describe Dick – Generous, model business person, inspirational, a jewel in the community, perceptive, great sense of humor, gentle, humble, dedicated, caring, and more.

Dick was on the Board of the FCCDC from 1998 – 2006, and then the CDC made him our first Director Emeritus.  He served until his death in 2010. He was instrumental in helping the CDC start the Food Processing Center in 2001 and save the First National Bank Building in 2002. Dick will be missed by many in this community, but we are privileged to have had him in our lives.

If you would like to make a donation in memory of Dick Haas and keep his memory alive  well into the future, we will send an acknowledgement of your donation to the Haas family.


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Celebrating Entrepreneurship in Franklin Country
with the Dick Haas Entrepreneur of the Year Award

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