2008 Grants and Scholarships

 

Grants

 

Bluefield College - $625 for the Enhance Opportunity Program (Alfred and Shirley Wampler Caudill Fund)

Bible in the Schools (Mercer County) – $550 Donor-designated for the Mercer County Program (B.G. and Rachel Blalock Family Fund)

Bible in the Schools (Mercer County) - $625 to support the Mercer County Program. (Community Action Grant Fund)

Brushfork Elementary Library - $1,800 to purchase tables and chairs for the library (Unrestricted Fund)

Education Alliance - $1,500 Mercer County Teachers’ Technology Initiative Program (Unrestricted Fund)

Montcalm High School - $1,105 to purchase a folding portable screen (Unrestricted Fund)

Princeton Public Library - $1,000 for children’s books (Bluefield Daily Telegraph Literacy Fund and Unrestricted Fund)

United Way of the Virginias, Inc. - $1,850 for the First Book Mercer County Program (Warren Ashby and Elizabeth Featherstone Thornhill Memorial Fund and Unrestricted Fund)

Virginia YMCA - $1,000 for Tazewell County Teen Leadership Program (Unrestricted Fund)

Four Seasons YMCA - $1,000 towards the physically handicapped accessible pool (Sandra Gayle Monk Memorial Fund)

Mercer Health Right, Inc. - $450 Donor-designated for the program (Charles E. and Jerry Ann Myles Fund)

Barns-Beavers Post No. 7136 VFW - $500 to replace the post colors unit flag banner and the United States flag (Warren Ashby and Elizabeth Featherstone Thornhill Memorial Fund)

Bluewell Lions Club - $500 to purchase new United States flags (Warren Ashby and Elizabeth Featherstone Thornhill Memorial Fund)

Child Protect of Mercer County - $2,000 to update the case tracking database (Fund for Mercer County)

Child Law Services, Inc. - $1,500 for the “Taking Charge” program (Fund for Mercer County

Children’s Home Society of WV/Mercer County WE CAN - $925 training session for mentors (Fund for Mercer County)

Children’s Home Society of WV - $1,000 for supplies for the visitation center (Jeffrey Edward Shott Memorial Fund and the Judge Jerome and Hilda R. Katz Fund)

City of Bluefield Fire Department - $1,000 for landscape on the west side of the central fire station (Unrestricted Fund)

East River Ruritan Club - $1,000 new tables and chairs for the community center (Unrestricted Fund)

Graham High School Cheerleaders - $1,000 for cheerleading mats (Unrestricted Fund)

Mothers Against Drunk Driving - $500 for program materials for Mercer County (Unrestricted Fund)

Mercer County Civil Air Patrol - $1,000 for a conference table for the new CAP building (AEP Community Services Fund and Unrestricted Fund)

Mercer County Fellowship Home - $1,963 for outside renovations and intercom system (Charles A. and Marjorie M. Peters Fund and Unrestricted Fund)

Mercer County Opportunity Industries, Inc. - $1,880 for a copier with a document feeder and collator (Sandra Gayle Monk Memorial Fund)

Mercer County Spay Association - $1,000 for low cost spay and neutering services (Unrestricted Fund)

Princeton City Police - $1,800 for a traffic light preemption emitter (Unrestricted Fund)

Princeton Fire Department - $1,300 for two laptop computers for emergency vehicles (Unrestricted Fund)

Princeton Health and Fitness Center - $1,000 for child friendly mobile benches (Unrestricted Fund)

South Bluefield Merchants and Professional Association - $2,000 for surveillance cameras for south Bluefield (Anonymous Fund and Unrestricted Fund)

Sunrise Center - $1,000 for a copier and up-to-date GED materials (Unrestricted Fund)

Tender Mercies Ministries of Princeton - $2,000 to help with the purchase and installation of a heat pump (Unrestricted Fund)

Vision Quest Neighborhood Foundation of WV - $1,365 to renovate the picnic shelter at the Oliver Street playground (Unrestricted Fund)

Westminster Presbyterian Church - $650 to help with costs of the big games at the annual Winter Youth Conference at the Bluefield Auditorium (Unrestricted Fund)

WV Community Services for Women, Inc. - $500 for training materials and brochures (Unrestricted Fund)

Alliance for the Arts, Ltd. - $1,800 to support Summit Stage II (Janie Poteet Light Fund for Art Studies and Unrestricted Fund)

Bramwell Theatre Corporation - $1,000 for the John McClutcheon Concert (Unrestricted Fund)

City of Bluefield Beautification Commission - $1,500 for landscape for five new stone entrance signs (Ammar Family Memorial Fund and Unrestricted Fund)

City of Bluefield Fine Arts Commission - $1,300 for the painting and supplies for the mural downtown (Janie Poteet Light Fund for Art Studies and Unrestricted Fund)

Community Concert Association - $2,000 for the Swingle Singers Concert(Fannie Kate and Betty Gardner Bailey Fund and Unrestricted Fund)

Historic Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park - $2,000 to purchase oak barrel receptacles with liners and lids (Fannie Kate and Betty Gardner Bailey Fund and Unrestricted Fund)

Mercer County Historical Society - $1,000 for the renovation of museum restrooms (Unrestricted Fund)

Town of Bluefield, VA Beautification Commission - $1,500 for banners and poles in downtown (Ammar Family Memorial Fund and Unrestricted Fund)

 

Scholarships

 

Alex Mahood Fund - $500

Alfred and Shirley Wampler Caudill Scholarship Fund - $500

Bluefield College Fund - $550

C. B. and Ora Hunter Hancock Memorial Scholarship - $500

Doctor Jack Walter Witten Scholarship Fund - $2,000

E. R. Gillespie Scholarship Fund - $1,900

Grace Hanna and Maurice Weinberg Scholarship Fund - $500

Graham High School Fund - $900

Harman Lodge #222, A.F. & A.M. Scholarship Fund - $500

Kendrick Family Scholarship Fund - $8,000

Ralph H. and Shirley D. Kiser Family Scholarship Fund - $600

Rose Sinicrope Scholarship Fund - $3,000

Roy R. Raub Memorial Scholarship Fund - $22,000

William G. Skewes Memorial Scholarship Fund - $1,000