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Grant Applications Available for Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts

Posted on:Thursday, January 18th, 2018 @ 10:34 am

The Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, has grant applications available for the 2018 granting cycle. This fund provides financial support for current charitable and educational initiatives that preserve and maintain historical and cultural properties in Washington County. It also promotes …

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Washington County Gives Registration Starts January 22

Posted on:Thursday, January 11th, 2018 @ 11:42 am

Washington Co Gives Color Logo On Green Vertical

Registration for Washington County Gives 2018 starts January 22 for any nonprofit organization (other than a church, mosque, temple or private foundation) in Washington County, MD, with a 501(c)(3) IRS determination letter. The Community Foundation of Washington County MD will host the sixth annual Washington County Gives on May 1, 2018 from midnight to midnight. …

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Wyatt Haggerty Memorial Scholarship Established

Posted on:Friday, December 29th, 2017 @ 8:50 am

Wyatt Haggerty

Carol and Cheyenne Haggerty created the Wyatt Haggerty Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. to memorialize Wyatt who passed away in July. Wyatt was a senior in mechanical engineering at the University of Maryland. He volunteered at a local soup kitchen and served as a “Big Buddy” at Hospice …

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Community Foundation Announces Two New Scholarships

Posted on:Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 @ 8:51 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc announces the creation of two new scholarships that will benefit local students in the spring of 2018. The Washington County Bar Association created a scholarship to help residents of Washington County who are or will be students at the undergraduate or graduate level to assist in the …

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Brenna Boland Receives Bill Dorsey Scholarship for the Barbara Ingram School

Posted on:Friday, December 15th, 2017 @ 2:19 pm

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Barbara Ingram School for the Arts High School sophomore Brenna Boland received this year’s Bill Dorsey Scholarship for the Barbara Ingram School, a component fund of CFWC. After winning a People’s Choice Award in 2008, Reverend Janice Dorsey named the endowment established in her honor after her late husband; thus, creating the Bill Dorsey Scholarship. …

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Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

Posted on:Thursday, December 7th, 2017 @ 8:42 am

Mary Bowman

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD elected Mary Ellis Bowman to its board of trustees at their annual board meeting. Bowman retired in 2016 after a long career in healthcare. Most recently, she worked at Diagnostic Imaging Services for 20 years as an operation specialist. Bowman went to Johns Hopkins School of Diagnostic Medical …

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Wesley Dylan Oakes Scholarship Established at Community Foundation

Posted on:Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 @ 9:55 am

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Sharon King recently created the Wesley Dylan Oakes Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD to memorialize her son who passed away in 2012. Wesley played football in high school and graduated in 2006 from Middletown High School. He owned and operated Green Oakes Landscaping and enjoyed fishing, hunting, four wheeling, camping …

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Robert J. Wells Memorial Scholarship Created at Community Foundation

Posted on:Monday, November 20th, 2017 @ 8:46 am

Joanne Wells recently created the Robert J. Wells Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. to memorialize her son Rob who passed away in 1998. Rob attended North Hagerstown High School. He lettered in wrestling his freshman year, played on the JV Soccer team and was a member of the …

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Community Foundation Presents 18th Annual People’s Choice Awards

Posted on:Friday, November 10th, 2017 @ 11:37 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD held its 18th annual People’s Choice Awards dinner last night at the Kerfoot Refectory at Saint James School. This yearly event celebrates the good work of the Foundation as well as recipients of four awards: Nonprofit Shining Star, PCA Nonprofit, Rising Star and PCA Volunteer. These awards recognize …

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Two Organizations Receive Boonsboro Municipal Grants

Posted on:Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 @ 8:53 am

Mike Schramm-Cindy Hutchinson-Dr. Sherry Hamilton

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD in partnership with the Boonsboro municipality awarded two Boonsboro 501(c)(3) organizations with a municipal grant. The Boonsboro High School Parent Teacher Student Community Organization (PTSCO) and the First Hose Company of Boonsboro received $750 each as part of a new municipal granting program. The PTSCO supports education at …

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