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Attica Community Foundation extends its condolences to the family and friends of Andrew "Drew" Swanson. Drew passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2015, as a result of an industrial accident. Raised in Attica and a 2006 graduate of Attica High School, Drew went on to graduate from Hobart Welding Institute and was working as a certified welder. He loved the Chicago Cubs and enjoyed his time on the golf course. Drew is survived by his loving wife, Kathi; his three sisters and brother, his parents, in-laws and numerous nephews and nieces.
The family desires his legacy to live on through a local scholarship benefitting welding students who graduate from Attica, Seeger, or Fountain Central High School. Therefore, they have requested that memorial contributions be made to: Attica Community Foundation, ATTN: Drew Swanson Welding Scholarship Fund, Attica, IN 47918.
Southeast Fountain Community Foundation is saddened by the loss of Halsey "Bud" Williams. Halsey was a well-known Hillsboro native, lover of his family and friends, and wonderful servant to all of Fountain County, but in particular to the Southeast Fountain area. Mr. Williams passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. He is survived by his wife Pat, four children and eight grandchildren.
The familiy has requested that memorial contributions be made to: Southeast Fountain Community Foundation, ATTN: Cain Township Cemetery Preservation Fund / Rose Hill Cemetery, PO Box 95, Veedersburg, IN 47987.
NEW SCHOLARSHIP FUND TO BENEFIT STUDENTS PURSUING AN AGRICULTURE CAREER. The Ralph & Nancy Tillotson, II Agriculture Scholarship Fund has been established in memory of Ralph, by his loving family, along with the support of their friends. Ralph passed away after a four month bout with cancer on August 17, 2015.
In recognition of the family commitment to agriculture, this scholarship will benefit Attica High School graduates who are pursuing a degree/career in agriculture. Donations to this fund may be made online or mailed to: Attica Community Foundation, ATTN: Ralph & Nancy Tillotson, II Agriculture Scholarship Fund, PO Box 161, Attica, IN 47918.
NEW FUND TO BENEFIT HOPE SPRINGS - WOMEN’S SAFE HOUSE. Hope Springs is a 24-hour residential facility providing support for battered women and their children from Fountain and Warren counties. Services delivered include counseling on education, housing, and employment and providing supplies for shelter residents with toiletries and personal hygiene items, along with food, clothing, and school supplies for children, and more.
With up to 13 individuals (adult women and children) living in the house it takes approximately $2,400 per month to provide all the services needed for the women and children. By making a generous donation to Hope Springs you bring hope to women and children who need a hand up during a difficult time in the life. Donations may be made online or mailed to: Hope Springs, PO Box 175, Covington, IN 47932.
Age Does Have its Rewards! The Community Foundation is now offering the following rates on our Gift Annuities. Age 60 = 4.4%, 65 = 4.7%, 70 = 5.1%, 75 = 5.8%, 80 = 6.8%, 85 = 7.8%, 90+ = 9%. CALL TODAY (765-793-0702, ext. 4) for more details or to get started!
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Congratulations to recent grant recipients: Paws-n-Claws Animal Shelter ($2,000), Attica-Williamsport Rotary Club($700), Covington Youth Baseball League ($3,540), Covington Summer Park Program ($4,000), Seeger Film Club ($1,000), Veedersburg Summer Park Program ($4,000), Hope Springs Women's Safe House ($3,345), d'Arlier Cultural Center ($5,000), Veedersburg Food Pantry ($5,000), and Area Sharing Kindness (ASK - $5,000). More →
Congratulations to the 175 Fountain County students who were awarded $285,000 in scholarships in 2014 thru the Community Foundation. More →
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