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Head Start of Washington County Receives Funding from Together With Families Fund

Posted on:Friday, September 30th, 2022 @ 1:01 pm

  (Pictured: (L to R) Together With Families Board and Review Committee Members Megan Dayhoff and Danielle Hudak, Head Start of Washington County Executive Director Vicki Robinson, Together With Families Fund founder Carrol Lourie)   Head Start of Washington County has partnered with Together With Families to support area children and families. For its first distribution, …

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Family Members Create the Boomer Harsh Memorial Fund

Posted on:Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 @ 11:16 am

The family of Donald R. “Boomer” Harsh III, has established the Boomer Harsh Memorial Fund with The Community Foundation of Washington County, Maryland. Intended to honor Boomer’s love for tennis, golf, and his animal companions, this fund will award scholarships to graduating Washington County students with preference given to a student enrolled at Williamsport High …

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Community Foundation Announces 2023 Responsive Grant Applications

Posted on:Thursday, September 22nd, 2022 @ 3:46 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. announces the availability of grant applications for its 2023 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 elderly care, safety and security, mental healthcare for children and family units; …

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Applications Open for 2022 Bill Dorsey Scholarship for Barbara Ingram School for the Arts

Posted on:Thursday, September 15th, 2022 @ 2:06 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. is accepting applications for the 2022 Bill Dorsey Scholarship for Barbara Ingram School for the Arts. This fund was established by Reverend Janice Dorsey in 2008 when she was named a People’s Choice Award winner. Reverend Dorsey named the endowment in honor of her late husband, Bill …

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Boys and Girls Club of Washington County and Community Free Clinic Awarded Teen Pregnancy Prevention Funds

Posted on:Tuesday, September 13th, 2022 @ 4:41 pm

  The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, presented its seventh annual grant to two local nonprofits the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County, and Community Free Clinic alongside fund founder Carrol Lourie. Each grant will support educational programming that addresses teen pregnancy and unsafe …

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Legacy Award for Black Excellence Seeking Applicants

Posted on:Monday, September 12th, 2022 @ 7:12 pm

  The Legacy Award for Black Excellence, one of the Community Foundation of Washington County’s 400+ funds, is now seeking applicants. Candidates must be African American Washington County high school graduates of all ages who demonstrate leadership qualities and are currently enrolled in college or technical program studies. This award is intended to provide funding …

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Tyler “TJ” Josenhans Athletic Scholarship Fund Established

Posted on:Friday, September 9th, 2022 @ 12:38 pm

The family of Tyler “TJ” Josenhans has established the Tyler “TJ” Josenhans Athletic Scholarship. This fund, already growing from the generous support of the Clear Spring Blazer community and beyond, is a way to ensure TJ’s passion for helping others continues. “His biggest dream and goal was to earn a scholarship, no matter how big …

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The Clayton Michael Knode Scholarship Fund Established

Posted on:Thursday, September 8th, 2022 @ 2:08 pm

The family of Clayton Knode has established the Clayton Michael Knode Scholarship Fund. Intended to be a continued celebration of Clayton’s life, this fund will award scholarships to graduating Washington County students. The fund consists of the many generous donations from the Clear Spring Blazer community and beyond, and also serves as a way for …

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Charlotte Hawbaker Fund for Adult Day Services and Adult Respite Care Accepting Applications

Posted on:Monday, August 29th, 2022 @ 6:15 pm

Applications are being accepted for the 2022 Charlotte Hawbaker Fund for Adult Day Services & Adult Respite Care!   This fund is intended for the sole support of organizations that offer Adult Day Services and or Adult Respite Care in Washington County, MD. Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in and serving Washington County, …

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Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for its Annual People’s Choice Awards

Posted on:Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 @ 12:34 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. is seeking nominations for its 23rd annual People’s Choice Awards. This award honors individuals from the community who give generously of their time and talents to make Washington County a better place to live. The Community Foundation will recognize three winners. In addition, they will establish a …

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