The Shickley Community Foundation awarded $18,627.47 at its most recent round of semi-annual grants.
Some of the recipients were Fillmore County Coalition, $1,500 for youth leadership/drug prevention program; Shickley Cemetery Association, $1,450 for capital improvements; Shickley Sons of American Legion, $1,400 for legionnaire monument; Shickley youth basketball program received $500 for jerseys; Shickley Public School was awarded $2,100 for scholarships to benefit Shickley school teachers taking master level college classes; $300 was granted for third grade stability chairs, $250 for fitness program, $400 for post prom expenses and $400 for athletic equipment; and the Fillmore County Hospital Auxillary was awarded $1,000 for nursing student scholarships.
Photos accompany the other recent grant award recipients.
To date, the earnings of the Shickley Community Foundation Endowment fund has produced 220 grants that have totaled nearly $215,000.
Shickley Early Learning received $400 for a four-seat stroller.
The third annual Entreprenuership Camp received a $1,200 grant. Shown (above) is Judy Lichti visiting Brianna Janning’s booth at the marketplace.
The Shickley Fire Dept received $1,180 for grain evacuation equipment. Craig Berg, of Outstate Data, is shown demonstrating the equipment to members of the Shickley Fire Department.
A total of $2,500 was disbursed for a new community recycle trailer.