Happy National Be a Millionaire Day!

Hey Surprise Millionaires; May 20th is National Be a Millionaire Day!  You can join in the celebration by using #BeAMillionaireDay on social media.  Let’s make National Be a Millionaire Day a day to remember!

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She Played All The Right Notes!

Phyllis Hanse was a fixture in her small town of Webster South Dakota.  AnPhyllis Nanse (2) unassuming woman, Phyllis had taught piano to thousands of children over several decades beginning in the 1950s.  Even though she had no children of her own, she was a fixture at local school activities over the years.  Maybe that’s why she left the $4.2 million surprise for the local school and community.

An Unexpected and Remarkable Gift

North Dakota farmer Darrel Hendrickson made his living from the rich farmland of the aptly named Richland County.  Even though he livedDarral_Hendrickson_Pic2 (2) outside its city limits, Mr. Hendrickson loved the town of Colfax and wanted to remember the Richland County community in his will.  And remember them he did!  Local schools and churches will share in the more than $4.5 million estate Mr. Hendrickson accumulated throughout his life tilling and cultiviating the land. These gifts have obviously left the local community speechless.  As a local school official stated, “I’m just marveling at this”.  I must say that I am too!