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Thank you for your interest in volunteering to work at The Wall That Heals event, May 16th through May 20th. Please email stephanierockeythewall@gmail.com and a link will be sent to you to sign up. We encourage you to sign up for multiple shifts.

If you have difficulty signing up, please call Stephanie at 502-291-7360.

Thank you so much for volunteering your time to make this event a meaningful experience for our visitors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting will be held July 12, 2018 at Cornerstone Hall.

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We are requesting your sponsorship for the Washington County Community Foundation Annual Meeting/Dinner, to be held on July 12, 2018 at Cornerstone Hall.

Benefits & Potential Attendance:

We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary this year and we have dubbed 2018 as the year of the Superheroe in order to celebrate our donors and people in our community who make Washington County better.
The Washington County Community Foundation Annual Meeting/Dinner has become a very popular summer event for our community. Our meeting will highlight the wonderful happenings in our community through the Foundation. We expect attendance to exceed 300. This is also a wonderful opportunity to demonstrate your support of our community through our Foundation.
Your sponsorship will demonstrate your organization’s support of our community and the work of the Foundation and our non-profit partners.

Financial Considerations:

You can sponsor the event at the following levels:

Superhero - $500.00
Your name in Annual Meeting program and newspaper advertising; Annual Meeting table for 8

Justice League - $400.00
Your name in Annual Meeting program and newspaper advertising; Annual Meeting table for 6

Alter Ego - $200
Your name in Annual Meeting program and newspaper advertising; Annual Meeting table for 4

Side Kick - $100
Your name in Annual Meeting program and newspaper advertising; Annual Meeting table for 2

Contact Information:

Thank you for your consideration of this request. To let us know how you would like us to list your company in our marketing materials, contact:

Judy Johnson
Washington County Community Foundation
812-883-7334; director@wccf.biz

Grantees that will display at Our Annual Meeting:

      - Awareness Washington County
      - Beck’s Mill - Canton Lions Club
      - C.A.R.E. Pregnancy Center
      - East Washington School Corporation
      - Salem Community Schools
      - West Washington School Corporation
      - YMCA

Clues

  1. You can “cut a rug” or even make one at this location. You may even be able to sign up for a day trip or play a round of euchre
  2. Having a “ruff” day? If so head to this location to fall in love or even find a loyal best friend.
  3. This location is more than just a gym. They put principles in action that help build a healthy mind, body, and spirit
  4. All aboard! This stop on the game of thrones will help you chug along
  5. This location was a charitable gift from Carnegie and provides a quiet place to read
  6. East of town this corporation office is all for one and one for all
  7. The “King of the Jungle” might prowl at this school location
  8. The Indiana Statehouse isn’t the only building in Indiana with Senators roaming throughout the halls
  9. Step back in time and see how life was in the 1800’s. At this location you might see some characters just “milling” around
  10. While snapping a selfie, make a generous deposit at this bank and help a hungry family
  11. This park isn’t as old as their town’s 4th of July celebration, the oldest one in the country
  12. Brand new equipment for our county youth to play on in the heart of Campbellsburg
  13. Swing on into an adventure at this park complete with a bell bridge, monkey bars, tire swings, and even more
  14. The government building of one town that is a “great place to live and make a living”
  15. 201 years young (202 depending on who you ask) that sits on the corner of High and Walnut streets
  16. Another brick gem that sits on High and Walnut streets
  17. Overlooking the Elizabeth Street Park, this church is also located on Walnut Street
  18. One of two churches in the burb of Canton, but there is no certain “method” you need to use to get there
  19. Many of our preschoolers come here to get a head start on kindergarten. Across the street is another one of Hoosier Uplands’ initiatives
  20. “People Serving People” in 33 counties in Indiana, including Washington County. This organization wants to make sure all people from infants to seniors, in all areas of life, and all level abilities receive services.
  21. The hub of fostering and encouraging community based leadership in Washington County. They have helped repair the courthouse bell, restore Beck’s Mill, establish a scholarship, and many other projects to help Washington County be aware of what's in its community

Game of Phones Rules

1. Contestants must be 18 or older to participate.
2. All contestants must be a registered Facebook user and “like” the Washington County Community Foundation Facebook page. Be sure you have selected the Washington County Community Foundation in Indiana!
3. You will have 25 days to complete the task.

a. The contest will begin at 12:00 AM on June 1, 2018 and ends at 12:00 PM on June 25, 2018.
b. Clues to determine the 21 different sites that WCCF has awarded grants to will be given through www.wccf.biz under the “25th Anniversary” logo. Once you determine the answer to the clue, go to the organization, and then snap a selfie that will clearly indicate the organization (outside signage, building, or easily recognizable landmark)
c. Upload the picture to the Washington County Community Foundation Facebook page and use #WCCF25 as your caption
d. One selfie from each location will be entered per contestant
e. If a contestant takes a selfie at all 21 locations and posts the Foundation’s Facebook page with the hashtag, the contestant will receive an additional 25 entries
f. Washington County Community Foundation Board of Directors and staff, as well as their immediate family, are not eligible to win prizes in the contest. Board Members and staff, as well as their immediate family, are still eligible to post pictures on Facebook using #WCCF25. These individuals are not eligible to win prizes.
The winners of the contest will be drawn at random from the entries received. The more entries you have; the better chance you have at winning. The winners will be announced June 27, 2018.
Inappropriate pictures will be deleted from the page and not counted as an entry.

Prizes are as follows:

1st Prize - $500.00 gift card
2nd Prize - $150.00 gift card
3rd Prize - $75 gift card

25th Anniversary Celebration

Thank you for joining us in our celebration of 25 years of service to our community. Our donors have been so generous and they have accomplished so much by giving through our Foundation. Our donors are truly Superheroes.

Our Superhero donors inspired us to make 2018 the Year of the Superhero. Throughout this year, we will have several activities to celebrate. So check back often, as we will be updating this section of our website as we plan these events.

Celebrate Our Events

Superhero Celebration - Local Firefighters and Law Enforcement Personnel Receive Grants

Thanks to generous donors, the Washington County Community Foundation was able to host a reception on Tuesday, April 24th at the Senior Citizen Center to honor and thank our local firefighters and law enforcement personnel.

Approximately 145 people were in attendance at the event. Each department present received a $1,000.00 grant. Additionally, Gibson Township FD, Salem FD and Pierce-Polk FD received an additional grant for having the highest representation. In total, $17,000.00 was awarded.

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Play Game of Phones for a Chance to Win $500.00

During the month of June, Washington County nonprofits will be recognized through a 25 day contest: Game of Phones. This contest will highlight some of the nonprofit organizations that WCCF, because of its fantastic donors, has granted money to. The contest is open to contestants aged 18 or older. All contestants must be a registered Facebook user and “like” the Washington County Community Foundation Facebook page. The contest starts on June 1st and runs through June 25th. The grand prize is a $500.00 gift card, second prize is a $150.00 gift card, and third prize is a $75.00 gift card. Clues to determine the 21 different nonprofits will be given through www.wccf.biz under the “25th Anniversary” logo. Once a contestant determines the answer to the clue, go to the organization, and then snap a selfie that will clearly indicate the organization (outside signage, building, or easily recognizable landmark). Upload the picture to the Washington County Community Foundation Facebook page and use #WCCF25 as your caption. One selfie from each location may be entered per contestant. If a contestant takes a selfie at all 21 locations and posts with the hashtag, the contestant will receive an additional 25 entries. Washington County Community Foundation Board of Directors and staff, as well as their immediate family, are not eligible to win prizes in the contest. Board Members and staff, as well as their immediate family, are still eligible to post pictures on Facebook still using #WCCF25, but are not eligible to win prizes. For more information, contact WCCF at 812-883-7334. Be sure to read the rules carefully.

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The Wall that Heals - 

We were so happy to host the Wall that Heals in Washington County. It was a memorable event and we hope you were one of the estimated 7.600 people who visited The Wall. Shayne Dowling and the Salem Leader have provided our community with a complete photo gallery of the event.

Click here to view photos on the Salem Leader >
[http://salemleader.com/photos/wall-heals-2018]
Click here to view the Dowling Photo Gallery of the event > 
[https://dowlingfamilyphotos.smugmug.com/Events/The-Wall-That-Heals/]

2018 Annual Meeting - 

Our Annual Meeting will be held July 12, 2018 at Cornerstone Hall.

Click here to learn more >

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