The following grants have been awarded for fall 2012:
The Plains Lions Club
$1,868 for Plains Shelter House Floor Covering
The Birth Circle
$3938 to reach out to pregnant teens, mothers, fathers, expectant families in SE Ohio
John S. Townsend Camp
$3,000 to cast a bronze plaque to commemorate Milton Holland, the only Civil War soldier of Athens to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor
Friends of the Shelter Dogs
$4438 to ensure that all dogs adopted from the shelter are spayed/neutered, thereby slowing the influx of unwanted dogs into the shelter.
Athens County Habitat for Humanity
$2438 to purchase mobile vehicle workshop that allows Habitat to safely and securely transfer pickups from ReUse and building sites along with tools and building materials.
Shade Community Center Association
$4750 to build a playground to provide children from low-income rural families ages 2-12 years a place to play
SE Ohio Sight Center
$2188 to provide electronic magnification to a visually impaired consumer in Athens County
Athens-Meigs Educational Service Center
$6238 to purchase health directed learning materials and equipment .The items would support the Physical and Well-Being Development Standards and allow children of all physical and developmental abilities the benefit of participation
Athens County Board of DD- Beacon School
$3000 To provide Beacon School students with options for physical and recreational activity that will help facilitate a healthy, happy lifestyle.
$2500 to create new jobs for disabled individuals in the textile manufacturing area
Health Recovery Services, Inc.
$2857 to support the
Teen Institute program which consists of regular school-based meetings and community prevention events organized and attended by Teen Institute students under the guidance of trained prevention staff.
Last Chance Corral
$2969 to supply 150 orphaned foals from throughout the country, with milk for while they are in the care of our equine neonatal unit
$2625 to repair the Glouster Clock, a community fixture located at the train depot, so that it keeps time, is resistant to future weathering and continues to be a symbol of the community.
Appalachia Community Visiting Nurse Assoc.Hospice& Health Services
$2000 to supply patients and staff much needed assistance with new training videos, a new sound system and the community with grief support booklets.