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Community Foundation Scholarships Presented at South Hagerstown High School

Posted on:Friday, June 23rd, 2017 @ 12:14 pm

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD recently presented the following scholarships at South Hagerstown High School: Mildred R. Beckley South Hagerstown High School Educational Fund of $1,000 to Katlin Wolfe. Sherrill Koontz Memorial Scholarship of $3,500 to Sara Peer. William “Bill” Maletzky Scholarship of $425 each to Sierra Hill and Matthew Mannick. Ralph “Coach” …

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Chloe Prejean of Heritage Academy Receives Two Community Foundation Scholarships

Posted on:Thursday, June 15th, 2017 @ 11:11 am

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Kristy Smith, director of grants and donor relations at the Community Foundation of Washington County, recently presented Chloe Prejean, a graduating senior at Heritage Academy, with the Meritus Healthcare Foundation Scholarship and the Ryan Myers Memorial Scholarship. The Meritus Healthcare Foundation Scholarship goes to a student accepted into a designated health care program, while the …

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Hagerstown Sunrise Rotary Club Presents Two Scholarships

Posted on:Friday, June 9th, 2017 @ 10:51 am

The Rotary Club of Hagerstown Sunrise Foundation presented its inaugural scholarship to two Hagerstown Community College students: Jake Arnone and Lori Miller. The Sunrise Rotary Club created these scholarships at the Community Foundation for students pursuing a two or four-year degree or certificate program from an accredited educational institution. All students, including those individuals who …

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Cheska Knable Receives Dick Sheridan Basketball Scholarship

Posted on:Monday, June 5th, 2017 @ 11:39 am

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Sheree Sheridan recently awarded the Dick Sheridan Basketball Scholarship to Cheska Knable, a graduating senior at Broadfording Christian Academy. Ms. Sheridan created this scholarship at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD to honor her husband and his commitment to the school. This scholarship awards students graduating from Broadfording, pursuing a post-secondary education at an …

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Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts Grants More than $60,000 to Local Nonprofits

Posted on:Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 @ 11:37 am

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The Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts, a fund of the Community Foundation, presented its 2017 grants in a ceremony hosted by the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. The Mary K. Bowman Fund provides financial support for current charitable and educational initiatives that preserve and maintain historical and cultural properties in …

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Free Wills & Estate Planning Seminar on May 30

Posted on:Monday, May 22nd, 2017 @ 8:43 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD will hold a free wills and estate planning seminar at Fort Ritchie Community Center in Cascade on Tuesday, May 30 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Attorney Jeanne Singer, CPA, JD will discuss the basic components of a will and other important end of life documents. For more information on this …

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Washington County Gives Brings in More Than $530,000

Posted on:Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 @ 10:51 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. announced that Washington County Gives, the 24-hour online giving day, raised $532,782 in online donations, pro-rated matching funds and prizes. The event saw 3,118 gifts go to one or more of the 74 participating nonprofit organizations. The three nonprofits to raise the most dollars included Cedar Ridge …

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4-H Scholarships Presented at the Washington County 4-H Banquet

Posted on:Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 @ 8:48 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD presented six scholarships totaling $11,500 at the Washington County 4-H banquet on Saturday, April 8th to the following recipients: Washington County 4-H Dairy Scholarship of $2,000 to Sydney Davis Washington County 4-H Livestock Scholarship of $1,500 to Chloe Bellerive and $500 to Caleb McDougal Mildred A. Schmid 4-H Scholarship …

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Free Wills & Estate Planning Seminar on April 18

Posted on:Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 @ 10:34 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD will hold a free wills and estate planning seminar at the Boonsboro Free Library on 401 Potomac Street on Tuesday, April 18 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Attorney Chester Hobbs of Dolina/Hobbs, LLC will discuss the basic components of a will and other important end of life documents. For more …

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Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund Awards Shepherd University Student Sam Bower

Posted on:Monday, April 3rd, 2017 @ 10:19 am

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At Shepherd University’s Spring Choral Concert, the Farnen family awarded Sam Bower with the Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund for Gifted and Talented Youth, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD. Andrew’s family created this fund in memory of him and his love for both the arts and sciences. The fund assists …

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