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Hagerstown Aviation Museum Creates Agency Fund

Posted on:Monday, June 17th, 2019 @ 11:09 am

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The Hagerstown Aviation Museum set up an agency fund at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. using a gift from a long-time donor and supporter. This new fund will provide unrestricted financial support for current initiatives of the museum. The mission of the Hagerstown Aviation Museum is to preserve the history of Hagerstown, …

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Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund Awards Brenna Boland

Posted on:Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 @ 1:19 pm

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The Farnen family recently awarded Brenna Boland with the Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund for Gifted and Talented Youth, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. Andrew’s family created this fund in memory of him and his love for both the arts and sciences. They hope the grant fosters the imaginations …

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Washington County Gives Brings in More Than $672,000

Posted on:Thursday, June 6th, 2019 @ 12:32 pm

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. announced that Washington County Gives, the 24-hour online giving day, raised $672,211 in donations, matching funds and prizes. The event saw 3,508 gifts go to one or more of the 96 participating nonprofit organizations. The three nonprofits to raise the most dollars included Cedar Ridge Children’s Home …

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Adna B. Fulton Family Scholarship Awards Six Students with $925 Each

Posted on:Friday, May 31st, 2019 @ 10:32 am

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The Adna B. Fulton Family Scholarship recently awarded six scholarships to Katherine Bard, Madison Breeden, Abigail Foust, Madalyn Jones, Dominique King and Samantha Kline. Mr. Fulton established this scholarship at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD to provide scholarships to students pursuing a post-secondary education, with preference given to AC&T employees and their children …

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Women’s Giving Circle Awards More Than $16,000 in Grants

Posted on:Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 @ 11:52 am

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The Women’s Giving Circle, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc., awarded ten grants to the following organizations: Boys & Girls Club of Washington County; CASA, Inc. – Citizens Assisting & Sheltering the Abused; Girls Inc. of Washington County; Girls on the Run; Lasting Change; Leadership Washington County; Salvation Army; …

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Hagerstown Sunrise Rotary Club Presents Three Scholarships

Posted on:Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 @ 10:54 am

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The Rotary Club of Hagerstown Sunrise Foundation awarded $2,400 in scholarships this year to Jenna Doak, Claire Knepper and Konrad Mongan. The Sunrise Rotary Club created these scholarships at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD for students pursuing a two or four-year degree or certificate program from an accredited educational institution. All students, including …

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Women’s Club Foundation Presents Two Scholarships

Posted on:Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 @ 10:13 am

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The Women’s Club recently awarded the Women’s Club Foundation Scholarship, a fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. to Margaret Longerbeam and Shaylin Youngerman. Both recipients will receive $750 for college tuition. The Women’s Club Foundation created this yearly scholarship to provide financial assistance to women in the Washington County community pursuing …

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Hub City Raven’s Roost Presents #124 Inc. “4th and 29″ Scholarship at Banquet

Posted on:Friday, May 3rd, 2019 @ 10:17 am

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The Hub City Raven’s Roost #124 Inc. recently awarded Konrad Mongan with this year’s “4th and 29″ Scholarship of $1,000. This scholarship, held at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, was named after the famous 4th and 29 play against the San Diego Chargers during the Baltimore Ravens 2012 season. It recognizes one student’s …

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

Posted on:Friday, April 26th, 2019 @ 12:28 pm

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD presented six scholarships totaling $4,850 at the Washington County 4-H banquet to the following recipients: Washington County 4-H Dairy Scholarship of $500 to Morgan Thompson Washington County 4-H Livestock Scholarship of $1,000 each to Abigail McDougal and Ashley Wiles Barry W. McAllister Memorial Scholarship of $350 to Bethany …

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Fine Arts Memorial Scholarship Created in Memory of Phyllis Baker

Posted on:Monday, April 8th, 2019 @ 10:05 am

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Brian Baker, Annette Canfield Grove, Coleen Sharon and Kristina Weaver created the Phyllis Baker Fine Arts Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. to memorialize their mother who passed away last year. Phyllis was born in Hagerstown in 1925 and attended Hagerstown High School. Phyllis worked at McCrory’s and Kay …

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