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Community Foundation awards nearly $13,000 in grants


March 27, 2019

RECIPIENTS of Sweet Home Community Foundation grants are, from left, Cycle Forward, represented by Renee Headington and Anna Hutley; Meals on Wheels, Norene Dennis; Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Larry Horton; Sweet Home Public Library, Rose Peda; Boys and Girls Club, Tyler Reese and Amos Burger, in back; Sweet Home Pregnancy Care Center, Karen Bostrom; and Oak Heights PTC, Cari Brewer.

The Sweet Home Community Foundation last week awarded $12,787 in grants to seven charities and programs benefiting the Sweet Home community.

The foundation awards grants to local projects and organizations annually in four categories: children and families, education, livability and arts and culture. It presented this year's grant awards on March 19 at the Sweet Home Police Department.

The grants were funded through the Community Foundation's Alice Blaser Memorial and Tim and JoAnne McQueary Leave a Local Legacy endowments, individual contributions and $5,000 from the City of Sweet Home's...

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