Dennis Maschka Endowed Scholarship
The Dennis Maschka Endowed Scholarship was established in his memory by family and friends. He was a big believer of education and went back to college to finished his Bachelor of Science Degree at Mankato State University in 1972. Then in 1975, Denny and Linda moved to Austin to accept the position of Assistant Director of Parks, Recreation and Forestry. Denny was a man of vision and he helped plant over 2,400 trees. In 1978 he earned his Masters Degree in Continuing Education and Leisure Services from Mankato State University. In 1992 he was promoted to Executive Director and remained there until his death in June 2008.