November 7, 2016 @ 9:50 AM

 

 

 

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April 21, 2016 @ 2:59 PM

Foundation Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholar

 

The Parke County Community Foundation has announced the results of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholar Award selection process.  Riverton Parke High School senior Kelsey Katopodis has been awarded a four-year full tuition scholarship to any accredited Indiana college or university. Several dozen other seniors, and over 100 other current college students from Parke County, will share more than $200,000 in additional awards.

 

            Kelsey is the daughter of Michael Katopodis and Jessica True.  She plans to attend Rose-Hulman University to pursue a degree in engineering.  Kelsey is a member of ...

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April 21, 2016 @ 2:03 PM

Antoinette Green Fund Brings the Opera to the Ritz

 

             Recently the Antoinette Green Fund for Classical Music Appreciation provided grades K-3 in Parke County the opportunity to personally experience the Indianapolis Opera at the Ritz Theatre.  They showcased Pinocchio on April 8th this year for the students.  The Indianapolis Opera has been coming to the Ritz since 2008.

            The students and teachers were invited to experience the talents of five classically trained vocalists which told the fairy tale with a contemporary twist as it tackles the issue of bullying and honesty.

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August 24, 2015 @ 5:36 PM

 

Non-Profits Receive Recognition from Community Members

                                                                             

Rockville, IN – The Parke County Community Foundation recently hosted a drawing at the Parke County Fair.  The drawing was for two nonprofits to receive a grant of $500 each on behalf of the community member ...

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December 22, 2014 @ 5:47 PM

 

The Parke County Community Foundation Makes Last Grant of the 2014 Calendar Year

 

The Community Foundation recently awarded the Parke County Fairboard, Inc. a grant of $12,000 to go towards a new 16ft screen, projector, and wireless internet capability for the community building. These additions will make the building more versatile for different events to be hosted here. 

Pictured L-R Donna McVay (PCCF Secretary), Colleen Engle (PCCF Marketing Program Officer, Tom Stambaugh (4-H Buildings and Grounds President) and Jeff Pell (Extension Youth and Development Agent)

 

The Parke County Community Foundation provides grants and scholarships throughout Parke County. New dollars for grantmaking will be available ...

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April 24, 2014 @ 7:44 PM

Antoinette Green Fund Brings the Opera to The Ritz

 

             Recently the Antoinette Green Fund for Classical Music Appreciation provided preschoolers and grades K-3 in Parke County the opportunity to personally experience the Indianapolis Opera at the Ritz Theatre.  They showcased Inn and the Seven Dwarves on April 23rd this year for the students.

            The students and teachers were invited to experience the talents of four classically trained vocalists which told a story that is a spin-off of the classic story by exploring issues by understanding and accepting each other’s unique talents and ...

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December 3, 2013 @ 5:58 PM

Back Row L-R: Larry Myers, Zack McCain, Tom Stambaugh, Pat Fahey, Larry Stephens, John Batronis, Don Hatfield, Dave Burns, Jason Games, Alex Milligan, Dave Marty, Jana Crites, John Thomas

 

Second Row L-R: Alan Ader, Diana Bosley, Nancy Eldridge, Cindy Smith, Karen Durr, Dareth Stonebraker, Lindsey Hammontree, Cathy Harkrider, Sandy Knight, Mike Myers, Connie Norman

 

Front Row L-R: Don Collins, Vic Fields, Cindy Hein, Thelma Andrews, Diana Ader, Jan McVay, Neal Wirth

2013 PCCF Fall Dinner “Giving Wheel”

 

            On Saturday, November 9, 2013 the Parke County Community Foundation hosted its Annual Fall Dinner at the Parke County Fairgrounds. ...

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November 4, 2013 @ 7:50 PM

             Families Eating and Exercising Together (FEET)  and the Parke County Community Foundation are partnering in a local food drive for the Parke County, Mecca New Life Wesleyan Church, and the Bridgeton Baptist Church food pantries.  The food drive will be held Friday, November 15thfrom 8:30am-4:30pm at the Parke County Community Foundation (115 N. Market St. Rockville, IN 47872).  We will be collecting non-perishable food items and toiletries (toilet paper, soap, toothpaste, etc.) only.  The Foundation will match the dollar amount of the food items dollar for dollar up to $1,000.  The non-perishable items and dollars will be split between all...

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August 19, 2013 @ 6:12 PM

Rockville, IN – The Parke County Community Foundation recently hosted a drawing at the Parke County Fair.  The drawing was for five nonprofits to receive a grant of $100 each on behalf of the community member that submitted their name in the drawing.  This year’s winners were the Parke County Toys for Tots, submitted by Linda Smith; the Riley’s Children’s Hospital Fund, submitted by Bridget Jones; the Parke County Food Pantry, submitted by Elise Pratt; the Rockville Christian Church, submitted by Joe Martin; and Southwest Parke Schools Elementary Libraries, submitted by Joanie Lunsford.  

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August 19, 2013 @ 6:10 PM

 

Rockville, IN – Fourteen adults, who have decided to return to college in order to excel in their current or future career paths, recently received scholarship support from the Parke County Community Foundation.  Scholarships and/or laptops were awarded to Amy Bunch, Bonnie Bunch, Christopher Chobanov, Teresa Christman, Cathy Earl, Elizabeth Edmons., Donna Eslinger, Allison Herzog, Cortney Leonard, Samantha Libka, Emily Marshall, Kathleen Rayborn, Carol Robinson, and Samantha Slaven to provide assistance in their educational journey. The Foundation supports and recognizes the commitment they have made in furthering their education and the positive impact they can make in our community.

These awards total more than $14,...

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