August 9, 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.
Flat Rock Firemans Festival in Flat Rock, IN August 8th and 9th 2014. This is a fish fry with all proceeds going to the fire department to buy new equipment.
The 7th Annual Zach Pickard Pelican Run will be held August 9th at 8 a.m. It is a 5K run/walk in Brownstown.
The entry fee is $20 in advance, or $25 the day of the race.
Join us Saturday, August 9 at 8:00 am for the 3rd Annual Zach Pickard Pelican Run! This fundraiser benefits the Progeria Research Foundation.
Entry Fee for pre-registrants is $20 [includes t-shirt] and day of registration is $25.
For more information, contact Josh Teipen at (812) 358-4555.
The Columbus Challenge is more than a race. It is an event! Come out to cheer on your favorite athlete, enjoy great music, and watch your kids enjoy the bounce house and portable gym!
Individual and team registrations are available, with sprint and olympic distances.
Volunteers are needed at water stops, registration, hospitality/post race food, traffic control, body marking, photography, and other areas.
The event benefits the Foundation For Youth scholarship fund.
Visit website for registration information.
Purchase fresh produce grown by local farmers/gardeners, fresh-cut flowers, herbs, home-baked goods (including gluten-free), coffee, tea, lemon shake-ups, local art, jewelry, and mosaics, while enjoying music by local and regional musicians.
Located between Brown & Lindsey Streets, Downtown Columbus.
Learn to blend, shade, and highlight, all in one stroke. Participants will paint a sunset scene on a 16 x 20 wrapped canvas. Instructor Marilyn Tentler is a Level 2 One Stroke Certified Instructor. Fee covers all supplies. $25 fee covers all supplies. Must register at mybcpl.org or call 379-1266. For ages 13 and up.
We take for granted how neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps our letter carriers from making their rounds, but have you considered what a hassle it would be to drive a wagon to town to pick up your mail? We will learn how rural families in Bartholomew County enjoyed the nation’s first rural free delivery postal service. You will even get to design your own stamp! Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.
Experience the Art of Yoga at Colorful Columbus Yoga in the Park benefiting the Columbus Parks Foundation. $25 per person / $50 per family up to five / $10 for additional kids.
See full program of activites and register today at www.columbusaparksfoundation.org or by visiting Donner Center.