(Spencer County, Indiana) The Spencer County Community Foundation recently presented a pair of grants, totaling over $13,000 to 2 organizations serving Spencer County. The Saint Meinrad Chamber of Commerce received a $6,530 grant and the Spencer County 4H Association received a $6,699 grant.
The grants were made possible by people and organizations establishing to and contributing to funds held by the Foundation.
The Saint Meinrad Chamber of Commerce grant will assist with completion and expansion of the meeting room at Camp Blackhawk. Camp Blackhawk currently serves as a meeting space for Boy Scout Troop 102 and the project will expand the space, making it possible for community organizations to use it as well.
Pictured making the presentation are (left to right) Ed Hagedorn, Brian Peters, and Sue Kloeck, Spencer County Community Foundation board members; Emily Davis, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact with the Foundation; Levi Leffert and Randy Hildenbrand with the Chamber of Commerce; and Richard Reisz, Camp Blackhawk Project Committee Chairperson.
The Community Foundation’s grant to the Spencer County 4-H Club Association provide support for the Chrisney Elementary Greenhouse project. The Greenhouse will serve as a behavior incentive for students.
Shown at the presentation are left to right, Janice Weber, Spencer County Community Foundation Board member; Mary James, Regional Director of Development with the Foundation; Emily Davis, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact with the Foundation; Sue Kloeck , Spencer County Community Foundation Board member; Jennifer Mayo, Spencer County 4-H Youth Development Educator; Chrisney Elementary Student Council Representative; Lori Hermann, Chrisney Elementary Principal; and Ed Hagedorn, Spencer County Community Foundation Board member.