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Third Quarter Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants Awarded

Posted: Thursday, November 17th, 2011 at 10:10 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


The Washington County Riverboat Foundation announced its Competitive Grant Awards last night for the fall of 2011.  WCRF Board President, Tim Putney says over $650,000 in grants are for projects around the area that will serve diverse and important needs.

Some of the larger grants awarded were $80,000 for football and track lighting at Highland Community Schools, $62,500 to the Washington Athletic Booster Club for Phase 1 of Baseball Field Renovation and $45,000 to the Crawford Township Fire Association for fire truck replacement.

1. Keota Community Schools/Music Boosters for Musical Instruments $800

2. Washington Chamber of Commerce for Christmas Square Lighting $1,700

3. Lending Hands for Soft Water $1,920

4. Main Street Washington for Youth Art Show Exhibits & Displays $2,000

5. Mid-Prairie Community Schools for Kindergarten Technology $2,286

6. City of West Chester for Mail Shelter $2,500

7. Washington Community Schools for Contraption Challenge $2,500

8. Highland Community Schools for Robotics Science and Engineering $3,000

9. WACO Community Schools for Academic Quiz Bowl Competition $3,000

10. Washington County Extension for Snack-Nutrition Education $3,065

11. Washington Park Board for Handicap Accessible Sidewalk $4,400

12. Washington Community Schools for 3rd Grade Books for Library $4,500

13. Washington Community Schools for IPads for English Language $5,400

14. Washington Community Schools for IPads for Autistic Students $6,000

15. Old Creamery Theater Company for Production of “The Very Best of Me” $6,000

16. City of Brighton for Pumper Refurbishing and Comm. Equip $7,300

17. Riverside Ball Association for Backstop Replacement $7,750

18. Columbus Community Schools for After School Music Program $8,000

19. City of Brighton for Gateway Signage $10,500

20. Richmond Amvets for Heating and Air Conditioning $11,000

21. Keota Volunteer Fire Dept for Personal Protective Equipment $11,660

22. Washington Concert Association for Three Year Sponsorship $15,000

23. Mid-Prairie Community Schools for Kalona Elem Technology Upgrade $16,354

24. Rotary Clubs of Washington County for Rotary FAMSCO Truck $20,000

25. Main Street Washington for Main Street Incentive Fund $28,500

26. City of Ainsworth for Truck with Dump bed/Plow/Sander $30,000

27. Saint James Elementary School for Computer Lab $35,864

28. Crawford Township Fire Association for Fire Truck Replacement $45,000

29. Keota Community Schools for Technology Unlimited $45,338

30. Mid-Prairie Community Schools for Increasing Student Access to Tech $50,000

31. Washington County Conservation Board for Shared Use Pathway $50,000

32. Washington Athletic Booster Club for Phase 1 Baseball Field Renovation $62,500

33. City of Riverside for Riverside Splash Pad $70,000

34. Highland Community Schools for Football/ Track Lighting $80,000