Stories of Impact

May 21, 2019

Recently the Gamma Sigma Chapter Kappa, Kappa, Kappa, Inc. applied to the Parke County Community Foundation for “Joy for All Companion Pets” for the Rockville Nursing and RehabCenter. The robotic dogs & cats are used in nursing homes as therapy for elderly who suffer m...

January 9, 2018

Donors in Parke County have done it again! The Parke County Promise, a college savings program for every kindergarten-3rd grade student in Parke County, has met our 1st goal of funding for more than 600 Parke County elementary students.

The Parke County Promise’s vision...

May 1, 2017

In the Spring of 2016, the Parke County Community Foundation Board of Directors challenged Parke County’s six incorporated communities to create an endowed fund for their town.  The towns were offered a $20,000 match to any Parke County incorporated town who raised $5,...

November 14, 2015

More than 260 people attended the Foundation’s Fall Dinner on November 14, 2015 at the Parke County Fairgrounds, with the goal of the evening to begin an endowment fund for children’s literacy in Parke County.  Each table for the evening was decorated in a “favorite ch...

November 1, 2014

More than 50 years ago the Parke County community came together to create a plan for children to swim in a safe environment.  At the time, there were several drowning  incidents involving children swimming in creeks, streams and ponds.  Our community took it upon thems...

November 9, 2013

Saturday, November 9th marked the 2013 Parke County Community Foundation Fall Dinner held at the Parke County 4-H Fairgrounds. More than 240 guest arrived for an evening filled with good food and fun. The main event for the evening was a giving wheel that contestants s...

November 1, 2012

The historic Ritz Theater, one of Parke County's great treasures was built in 1912, then known as the Rockville Opera House. The first show that appeared at the Ritz was “The Only Son” on October 15, 1912.  That night, 540 seats were sold at $5.00 apiece. The program f...

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