Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Grant requests sought by SW Facilities Committee

The annual meeting of the South Whitley Community Facilities Inc will be in January 2011.  The agenda for the meeting includes reviewing grant requests, election of new board members and election of officers.
This local foundation is currently accepting requests for funding.  Letters of request should include:  organization name, description of project, amount requested, and contact information.  Requests should be sent to:  Cindy Barnett, 115 S Line St, Columbia City, IN  46787 or  cbarnett@purdue.edu.  For more information, call Barnett at 244-7615 or 723-5951.  Letters of request must be received by January 6, 2011. 
In 1975, a foundation was established to raise funds and build a medical center for the community.  The interest from the principal is awarded annually to support local projects.  The purpose of the foundation is to promote the health and well being of the South Whitley/Cleveland Township area. 
More than $150,000 in interest money has been allocated to various community betterment projects over the past 35 years.
The 2010 officers are:  Al Germann-president, Steve Mundy-vice president, Joe Grant-treasurer and Cindy Barnett-secretary.  Other board members include:  Scott Darley, Marv Goble, Mark Rickerd, Todd Jones and Marlene Mishler.

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