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Girl Scout Gift

Thursday, October 6, 2011

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Youth Philanthropy representatives Tari Straziscar (left) and Jared James present a $500 check for a Putnam County Youth Philanthropy Committee grant to Girl Scouts Jordan Adam, Madison Marshall, Laney Willis, Bailey Miller. Scouts not pictured are Sophie Wishert, Abigale Spencer, Krisara Dill and Callee Hibler.
In its latest grant cycle, the Putnam County Youth Philanthropy Committee granted $500 to Girl Scout Troop 10149.

The scouts plan to use the fund to purchase materials needed to clean up the Roachdale Park. Plans for their project include constructing new, weather-resistant picnic tables, putting up new backboards on the basketball goals, as well as painting the bathroom doors.

Grant applications from local youth wanting to make a difference in their community through service projects are reviewed monthly.

Youth interested in receiving a grant for their service project idea, may submit a simple grant application, which can be downloaded at www.pcfoundation.org. Deadlines are the first of each month. Any student elementary through college-aged is eligible to apply.

To learn more about Youth Philanthropy grants, how to become a member of the committee, or how to give to these efforts, persons may contact Dean Gambill, Community Development director, at 653-4978 or dgambill@pcfoundation.org.

The Putnam County Community Foundation is a nonprofit public charity established in 1985 to administer endowments, award grants and provide leadership, enriching the quality of life and strengthening community in Putnam County.

The Community Foundation administers more than 200 funds for donors, supporting a variety of charitable purposes. To discover all the ways you might make a difference, contact the Community Foundation at www.pcfoundation.org or 653-4978.



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