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Neighbors Growing Together | Oct 23, 2014

Foundation grants over $900,000

May 22, 2014

Following is a list of the 2014 grant recipients and the amount from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.
Highland Community Schools in the amount of $50,000 for an Apple lab; Riverside Ball Association in the amount of $3,000 for ball field equipment; Kalona Library in the amount of $20,000 for the Partners in Reading Park; City of Riverside in the amount of $3,000 for benches and planters; Keota Community Schools in the amount of $11,500 for Chromebooks; Washington County Mini Bus in the amount of $10,000 for bus replacement; Washington Economic Development Group (WEDG) in the amount of $2,500 for a business startup course; City of Washington in the amount of $4,650 for Central Park benches; 4C’s Coordinated Child Care in the amount of $4,475 for child care programs; Systems Unlimited in the amount of $2,035 for furnishing its therapy office; Keokuk County in the amount of $46,100 for a communications tower; Lone Tree Community Schools in the amount of $20,000 for sound system improvements; Louisa County Veterans in the amount of $13,050 for their Memorial brick project; Washington Community Schools in the amount of $1,900 for computers for the Talented and Gifted Program; American Red Cross in the amount of $5,000 for disaster support; Crawfordsville American Legion in the amount of $2,100 for electrical updating; Aiming for A Cure in the amount of $50,000 for family needs in 2014; City of Keota in the amount of $20,823 for a new fire station roof; Midwest Military Outreach in the amount of $3,300 for Hoggin for Heroes; Lone Tree Community Schools for $1,500 for IXL in classrooms; Izaak Walton League in the amount of $6,200 for kayaks and stand-up boards; PAWS & More in the amount of$4,675 for lighting and wiring; WEDG in the amount of $7,000 for market analysis; Washington County Historical Society in the amount of $8,200 for Red Brick School Restoration; Washington Community Schools in the amount of $60,000 for 1:1 program at Washington Middle School; Iowa Legal Aid in the amount of $2,000 for network/desktop upgrades; Ainsworth Fire Department in the amount of $5,500 for boot replacement; Kalona Historical Society in the amount of $9,000 for new roofs; Rural Health and Safety Clinic in the amount of $10,000 to refurbish its outreach trailer; City of Brighton in the amount of $13,400 for park pavilion refurbishment; St. Joseph Church in the amount of $3,000 for their summer and Christmas party; Lending Hands Adult Day Center in the amount of $4,400 for brain fitness; City of Wellman in the amount of $6,500 for Parkside Center entrance; Mt. Pleasant Legion in the amount of $25,000 for the community room; Washington Chamber of Commerce in the amount of $9,850 for technology improvements; St. James Elementary School in the amount of $7,175 for preschool classrooms; City of Riverside in the amount of $2,000 for primitive campgrounds; Washington Area Softball Association in the amount of $19,000 for ball field renovation; Keota Fire Department in the amount of $4,700 for protective equipment; Washington County Hospital in the amount $135,000 for radiology and fluoroscopy; Washington Tree Committee in the amount of $2,569 for rainscaping; Midwest Old Threshers Association in the amount of $34,387 for platform restoration; St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in the amount of $9,000 to renovate the music system; WCDC in the amount of $2,500 for safety equipment; City of Kalona in the amount of $10,000 for scoreboard and a PA system; Washington County Fair Association in the amount of $73,081 for solar energy project; Washington County Archers in the amount of $2,000 for targets and equipment; GIVE Foundation in the amount of $10,000 for the annual golf tournament; City of West Chester in the amount of $18,493 for tiling improvements; Keokuk County Historical Society in the amount of $35,000 for town square park renovations; Washington High School PTO in the amount of $1,880 for water fountains; Highland Community Schools in the amount of $25,000 for wireless solutions; University of Iowa Foundation in the amount of $12,000 for Young Hearts Conference; and Filmscene in the amount of $145,000 for the Brinton Documentary Film.

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