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Community Foundation Presents Scholarships at Hagerstown Community College

Posted on:Monday, November 12th, 2018 @ 9:13 am

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The Community Foundation recently presented two scholarships to students at Hagerstown Community College (HCC). The Helen and Gene Kline Scholarship awarded $600 to Killana Wallace. The Klines established this scholarship at the Community Foundation in 2005 to benefit students enrolled at HCC majoring in education or engineering. Wallace is pursuing her associate’s degree in early …

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Peyton’s Promise Fund

Posted on:Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 @ 11:23 am

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Josh and Casey Swope created the Peyton’s Promise Fund at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD to memorialize Josh’s daughter, Peyton, who passed away in June. Peyton was a student at Northern Middle School, getting ready to start eighth grade. She was a gifted musician and played the clarinet in both the school band …

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Applications Available for Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund for Gifted and Talented Youth

Posted on:Thursday, November 1st, 2018 @ 12:49 pm

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The Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund for Gifted and Talented Youth, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc., announces the availability of applications for its annual grant to a high school or college student with a strong desire to learn and create through the visual arts, musical performance, mathematics or computer …

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Applications for Bill Dorsey Scholarship Available

Posted on:Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 10:36 am

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The Community Foundation has applications available for students at Barbara Ingram School for the Arts for the Bill Dorsey Scholarship. This scholarship provides a grant of $550 to a student at BISFA to help offset the cost of materials, supplies and other items directly related to their arts discipline. After winning a People’s Choice Award …

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George R. Moore Wildlife Preservation Fund Awarded to The Washington County National Wild Turkey Federation

Posted on:Thursday, September 27th, 2018 @ 11:06 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD awarded the second annual grant from the George R. Moore Wildlife Preservation Fund to the Washington County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF). George Moore was a farmer and educator who passed away in 2013 in Williamsport. His estate created the George R. Moore Wildlife Preservation …

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Community Foundation Announces Grant Applications

Posted on:Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 @ 10:30 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD announces the availability of grant applications for its 2019 Responsive Grants. This year’s grants focus on the development of a stronger community through high impact programs and initiatives within the following areas: family stability, including financial literacy, employment, mental health and basic needs; youth development with an emphasis …

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund Awards $1,800 to Three Nonprofit Organizations

Posted on:Friday, September 21st, 2018 @ 11:23 am

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The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Endowment Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD recently presented its third year of grants. Three nonprofit organizations received money to support programs and education addressing teen pregnancy and unsafe sexual practices in teens. The nonprofits included Boys and Girls Club of Washington County, Community Free …

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Washington County Bar Association Presents First Scholarship

Posted on:Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 @ 9:27 am

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The Washington County Bar Association presented its inaugural scholarship of $1,000 to Evan McDonough. This scholarship helps residents of Washington County who are or will be students at the undergraduate or graduate level to assist in the study of the law in pursuit of a legal or paralegal certificate or degree. Applicants must demonstrate a …

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Sarah Burge Becomes New Director of Grants & Donor Relations

Posted on:Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 @ 8:47 am

Sarah Burge

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. announces Sarah Burge as its new director of grants and donor relations. Sarah has an associate’s degree in business administration from Hagerstown Community College (HCC) and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications/Journalism from Shippensburg University. She also has a Master of Science in Sport Management from California …

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Women’s Club Holds Free Asset Protection Seminar

Posted on:Monday, August 20th, 2018 @ 10:04 am

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The Women’s Club on S. Prospect Street will hold a free asset protection seminar on Wednesday, September 12 from 5:00-6:00 PM. Attorney Michael G. Day, Esq., will discuss the basic components of protecting assets if you or a loved one are going into a nursing home. For more information on this seminar or to make …

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