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Endowment Fund to distribute over $19K

By Staff | Sep 20, 2019

The Rugby Community Endowment Fund is set to distribute $19,070 in grant funding to nine area organizations.

Grant recipients for 2019 are:

– Tri-County Senior Meals & Services: $2,000 for operating costs.

– Rugby’s Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library: $700 for books for kids.

– Good Samaritan Hospital Association: $3,000 for its ambulance project.

– Pierce County Food Pantry: $1,500 for Christmas food baskets and operating costs.

– Village Arts, Inc.: $4,000 for annual operating costs.

– Geographical Center Historical Society: $1,000 for building renovations.

– Rugby Public School District’s Music Department: $1,500 for instruments.

– Heart of America Germans from Russia: $3,670 for a new building at the Prairie Village Museum.

– Rugby Lions Club: $1,700 for Music in the Park.

Donations to the endowment fund are welcomed and encouraged, as the fund is built by the generosity of donors.

To find out how to donate or for more information contact Advisory Committee members Galen Mack, Dale Niewoehner, Bob Wilmot, Toni Stevenson and Kyle Nelsen.

The Rugby Community Endowment fund is administered through the N.D. Community Foundation.

– Tribune Staff Report

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