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Warehouse Cinemas Partners with Community Foundation, Awards Scholarships to Employees

Posted on:Wednesday, February 1st, 2023 @ 9:29 am

(L to R): Scholarship recipients Zhane Sligh, Ena Martinez, Keira Emshoff, Sarah Burrier, Leslie Funes, Riley Hopkins, Camden Tucker, Sean Neal, Ryleigh McKenzie, Mel Carter. Warehouse Cinemas has partnered with The Community Foundation of Washington County MD to create a scholarship fund to reward their employees. Annual recipients will excel in the classroom, work at one …

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11th Annual Washington County Gives Slated for Tuesday, May 9th. Registration Opens Monday, January 23rd

Posted on:Friday, January 20th, 2023 @ 3:43 pm

Back again for its 11th year on Tuesday, May 9th, this 24-hour giving campaign directs beneficial donations to your organization! It also gives you a chance to win prizes, to compete for spots on our leaderboard, and walk away a “winner” simply by participating! This coming Monday, January 23rd: EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION OPENS! Register between …

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Community Foundation Seeking Applications for Available Scholarships

Posted on:Friday, January 6th, 2023 @ 4:15 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD has scholarships available for local students preparing for a post-secondary education. During this annual wave of opening scholarship funds up for the application process, the Foundation encourages all public, private, homeschool and nontraditional students who live in Washington County, Maryland to apply. Applicants can apply for more than …

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Karen Dee and Thomas Allen Grosh Fund Created

Posted on:Tuesday, December 27th, 2022 @ 12:54 pm

Washington County natives Karen and Thomas Grosh have established a fund with the Community Foundation of Washington County, to benefit the charitable interests of the Grosh family. “We are planting a ‘mustard seed’ and as life-long residents of Washington County Maryland, we want to be able to help our community meet the needs of today …

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Erin Clark Receives Rising Star Award During 23rd Annual People’s Choice Awards

Posted on:Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 @ 4:04 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. has awarded Erin Clark, as a part of the 23rd Annual People’s Choice Awards, with a Rising Star Award. This award honors an individual, under forty years of age, from the community who demonstrates a commitment to volunteer service. In their honor, a $1,000 contribution from the …

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Anita Kay Honored with People’s Choice Award and $5,000 Endowment for Commission on Aging

Posted on:Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 @ 12:03 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. has awarded Anita Kay, as a part of the 23rd Annual People’s Choice Awards, with the Volunteer Award. The intimate ceremony took place among Kay’s family and friends at the Washington County Commission on Aging. This prestigious award honors individuals from the community who give generously of …

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Kirsten Herd Receives Bill Dorsey Scholarship for the Barbara Ingram School

Posted on:Monday, December 12th, 2022 @ 2:44 pm

  Barbara Ingram School for the Arts High School senior Kirsten Herd received this year’s Bill Dorsey Scholarship for the Barbara Ingram School (BISFA), a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD. After winning a People’s Choice Award in 2008, Reverend Janice Dorsey named the endowment established in her honor after her …

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Richard Willson Honored with People’s Choice Award and $5,000 Endowment

Posted on:Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. has awarded Richard Willson, as a part of the 23rd Annual People’s Choice Awards, with the Volunteer Award. The intimate ceremony took place among Willson’s family and friends at Reach of Washington County in Hagerstown, Md. This prestigious award honors individuals from the community who give generously …

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Becky Hein Honored with People’s Choice Award and $5,000 Endowment

Posted on:Friday, December 2nd, 2022 @ 1:49 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. has awarded Becky Hein, as a part of the 23rd Annual People’s Choice Awards, with the Volunteer Award. The intimate ceremony took place among Hein’s family and friends at the Literacy Council of Washington County’s space within Trinity Lutheran Church in Hagerstown, Md. This prestigious award honors …

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Charlotte Hawbaker Fund Awards Nearly $24,000 to Two Washington County Nonprofits

Posted on:Friday, October 14th, 2022 @ 4:44 pm

The Charlotte Hawbaker Fund for Adult Day Services & Adult Respite Care, a fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, has awarded two Washington County, Maryland 501(c)(3) nonprofits. Fahrney Keedy was selected to receive $10,000 to use for their Adult Day Center’s activities, facilitating and embellishing their current programming and creating new opportunities. …

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