FALL 2018 23 “IthinkAlicewouldbevery,veryhappy,”said Mason.“Asatrustee,Ifeelverygoodabout whatwe’vecontributed.” AlicetaughtEnglishatConcordHighSchool fromthemid-1930suntilherretirementin theearly70s.Nodoubt,manyofherstudents andtheirfamilieshavebenefitedfromher donationstoConcordHospital.Masonsaid AlicechoseConcordHospitalasoneofthe beneficiariesofherTrustbecauseitwasone oftheorganizationsshesupportedduringher life.Herhusbandhadbeenacardiacpatient attheHospital. “Iguessitcamefromherbeingateacher, butIthinkAlicehadafeelingforwhatwas happeninginConcordintheareasshewas interestedinandwantedtocontinuehelping improvethecommunity,”Masonsaid. Grantsfromthe AliceJ.ReenCharitable Trustareintendedto providefundingfor innovativeprograms inserviceofAlice’s lifetimeinterests.