We are so thankful for the opportunity to celebrate 20 years of service to Ripley County. At our annual dinner we were pleased to recognize many organizations who contribute so significantly to our community. We were also excited to recognize our scholarship recipients, including:
Seth Schutte and Austin Prickel were awarded the Matt Gutzwiller Memorial Scholarship which was established with the Ripley County Community Foundation by Jeanie Gutzwiller in Memory of her son Matt.
Jazmin Blanco received the Corinne’s Believers Memorial Scholarship. Janice and Roger Lamping presented the Scholarship, which was established with the Ripley County Community Foundation in Memory of their daughter Corinne.
Sally Morris Impact Grant Awarded!
Main Street Versailles members Roxanne Meyer, Mary McCarty, Holly Harley and Jared Rogers received the awardfor theVersailles Bicentennial Mural.
To address downtown revitalization and reignite community pride through collaboration, we recently granted $5,000 to the Town of Versailles Main Street Program for the commission of a mural to be painted on the Lions Club building. The community is invited to assist in the painting of this mural on July 28 at the Versailles Bicentennial Celebration.
Funds Awarded to Osgood Organizations
The Frank Tarter Community Trust Fund was granted to Osgood Fire Department, Osgood Lions Club, Child Evangelism Fellowship, Osgood Public Library, Town of Osgood and Osgood Kiwanis for these organizations' efforts to improve the quality and enjoyment of life for the residents of Osgood and the rural community surrounding Osgood.
The Ray E. Herman & Louise B. (Herman) Crum Memorial Endowment Fund awarded a grant to the Osgood Lions Club to support its efforts to improve the quality and enjoyment of life for the residents of Osgood and the rural area surrounding Osgood.
Pictured above center: Tony Wood and Tammy Wilhoit with the Town of Osgood and Owen Menchofer with the Tarter Grant Committee. Pictured above left: Gloria Borgman with Osgood Kiwanis and Owen Menchofer with the Tarter Grant Committee. Pictured Above right: Mark Leland, Director of Osgood Public Library and Owen Menchofer with the Tarter Grant Committee.
Large Grant Applications Due August 3
Non-Profits: Submit your application for our Large Grant by August 3 at 4pm!