July 21, 2014
August 1st Deadline for Johnson County Community Foundation Letter of Inquiry
The Johnson County Community Foundation will again offer grants to area nonprofits during its next grant cycle. Grants will be awarded to 501(c)3 organizations, schools and municipalities that serve Johnson County residents in the area of agriculture, arts & culture, civic & community development, education, enrichment, and health & human services.
A letter of inquiry must be submitted by August 1st to the Johnson County Community Foundation and can be found in the Apply for a Grant page of the Foundation’s website at www.jccf.org.
The community foundation makes it possible for people of all means to act philanthropically, regardless of the size of their donation, and provides leadership to improve Johnson County forever. Donations may be made at any time to established funds. A list of established funds can be located at www.jccf.org.
For more information, contact Stephanie Walls at 317-738-2213, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org , or visit www.jccf.org.
Private College Week is a chance for you and your family to check out what Indiana Private Colleges have to offer. From Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25, Indiana’s 31 non-profit independent colleges and universities are inviting students, families, and anyone else interested to come experience their campuses through free tours and informational sessions.
Visiting a campus can be an instrumental part of making your college decision. Campus visits can provide information and experiences that cannot be gotten through websites, brochures, or other sources. This is a great opportunity to see what each of our unique campuses has to offer!
View a complete list of participating campuses at icindiana.org, as well as information about the tour and event schedules at each. There is no need to register with ICI; simply contact individual admissions departments to set up visits. Now is a great time to start selecting the campuses you want to visit, put your tour schedule together, and find out how to let the campuses know you are coming.
Links to driving directions, campus maps, event schedules, admissions officers and other helpful information can be found on college websites.
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Columbus Youth hockey & Bryan Ritz memorial Scholarship Fund was started in memory of Bryan Ritz, a former Columbus Icemen, who lost his life in an automobile accident. The intent is to give children who are economically disadvantaged the opportunity to become acquainted with hockey through the house league or continue to develop and play more competitive hockey in the travel team program. The Bryan Ritz Memorial scholarship Fund is administered by the Heritage Fund of Bartholomew County.
When: July 30, 2014
Where: Otter Creek Golf Course
Time: 1:00 shotgun start
Want to sign up? Want to donate a door prize, volunteer or looking for a team contact? Contact Brad Bennett at email@example.com or Buck Ritz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations for Inaugural Induction are Being Accepted Through September 1, 2014
The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHOF) is calling for nominations for its first group of honorees.
Its board of directors is compiled of representatives from the business, government and retired military sectors. The Chairman of the board, Russell H. Dowden, Jr., COL, USA (Retired) was inducted into the Arkansas Military Veterans Hall of Fame in 2011 as that is his home state. Now a Hoosier, Mr. Dowden formed the idea of creating a similar organization here.
Up to fifteen veterans will be honored for military service achievements and/or community contributions. To be eligible, a nominee must meet any one of these criteria:
> Been born in Indiana
> Entered military service in Indiana
> Lived in Indiana for a minimum of eight years
All branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, all ages, living or deceased, and males and females will be considered equally. The complete nomination packet and criteria can be found at imvhof.com. Nominations will be accepted through end of day September 1, 2014.
The first induction ceremony will take place on November 7, 2014 at the Garrison at Ft. Benjamin Harrison in Lawrence, IN. Event details will be available on the website as it nears.
Tax deductible donations can be made via check or money orders made out to IMVHOF and sent to: IMVHOF
P.O. Box 269098 Indianapolis, IN 46226
IMVHOF FACT SHEET
CONTACT: Annette Roy Board Member, Public Relations 317-916-6268 email@example.com
Name: Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame
Reach: The State of Indiana
Mission: The objective of the Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHOF) is to honor and provide support to Indiana military veterans and to educate others on their outstanding accomplishments.
• Nominations will be accepted annually for inductees into the Hall of Fame
• 2014 nominations are being accepted now through September 1, 2014
• There is no cost to nominate someone
• Fifteen inductees will be honored at the organization’s inaugural event on November 7, 2014
• Inductees will receive a medallion and presence on the website
Status: • The IMVHOF is a not-for-profit with 501(c)3 status from the IRS
General Nominee Criteria:
• The nominee must have been born in Indiana; entered military service from Indiana; or lived in Indiana for a minimum of eight years
• All criteria and the nomination form can be found on imvhof.com
Connect With Us: Website: www.imvhof.com
Do you have a child living in Bartholomew County who is in need of school supplies for the upcoming school year?The Bartholomew County School Supply Assistance Program is accepting registrations until July 19. Call United Way 2-1-1 simply by dialing 2-1-1 or 812-376-6666, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. For Spanish calls, call SUCASA at 812-375-9370, Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm or Tuesday and Thursday, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm to register your child.
If you’d like to make a monetary donation check can be dropped off or mailed to Sans Souci, 1526 13th St Columbus, IN 47201. Please write “School supplies” in the memo line of your check.
You can also donate online at http://bcssap.org/
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