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The Bryan Area Foundation and its affiliate Foundations, Edon, Montpelier and Millcreek-West Unity, are dedicated to improving and enriching life in Williams County by connecting people, good ideas, real needs and charitable resources. Amazing things can happen when all of us join together for the common good… Towns and neighborhoods thrive… Community pride swells… Schools are enriched… Kids discover new possibilities… The arts are celebrated and lives are changed for the better!

Since 1969, the Foundation has contributed over $11.4 million to worthy community projects and scholarships that enhance the communities and residents we serve.

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Are you currently in college or returning back to school?

If so, the Foundation has two Continuing Education Scholarship opportunities available.

The Chris and Mary Thaman Scholarship provides assistance for those who have completed at least one year of college and are working while attending college.

The Harlan G. and Ernestine B. Spangler Continuing Education Scholarship is for adults who are returning to school to complete their education.

Click here for the instructions and application for the Thaman Scholarship.

Click here for the instructions and application for the Spangler Scholarship.

The application DEADLINE is July 1, 2018.

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Next PIP Meeting Dates:

Monday, July 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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Bryan Moose Lodge

7:00–7:30 pm – Social Time

7:30-8:30 pm – Meeting

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Click here to learn more about the Women’s Giving Circle! 


 

16 hours ago

Bryan Area Foundation

CONGRATULATIONS..... George Gardner the 2018 Good Citizen!

Employment brought George Gardner to Bryan in 1978 and he immediately became active in the community and contributed to a wide range of organizations and activities.

George currently serves as the Treasurer of the Bryan Area Foundation (15 years). George is also a 28-year member of the Bryan Rotary Club with 18 years of perfect attendance and served as president in 2004. He has been active in the Bryan Chamber of Commerce and was the president in 2001. George served as treasurer for the Bryan Area Health Education Center (BAHEC), the Bryan City Schools levy committee, Bryan Soccer Association, was vice president of the Bryan Economic Board, Orchard Hills Country Club and served as secretary for the Williams County Airport Authority. George also served in the U.S. Army from 1966-1969.

This prestigious award, endowed by the Hawk Family in memory of their parents, Howard C. and Mary Allene Hawk is presented annually to recognize an outstanding Bryan citizen. George Gardner certainly lives up to the title of "Good Citizen". We applaud George for his service in the community!

Pictured L to R: Robin and George Gardner, Dean Spangler and Brent Gardner.

Bill Martin, BAF Chairman presents George Gardner with the 2018 Good Citizen Award.
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CONGRATULATIONS..... George Gardner the 2018 Good Citizen!

Employment brought George Gardner to Bryan in 1978 and he immediately became active in the community and contributed to a wide range of organizations and activities.  

George currently serves as the Treasurer of the Bryan Area Foundation (15 years). George is also a 28-year member of the Bryan Rotary Club with 18 years of perfect attendance and served as president in 2004.  He has been active in the Bryan Chamber of Commerce and was the president in 2001. George served as treasurer for the Bryan Area Health Education Center (BAHEC), the Bryan City Schools levy committee, Bryan Soccer Association, was vice president of the Bryan Economic Board, Orchard Hills Country Club and served as secretary for the Williams County Airport Authority. George also served in the U.S. Army from 1966-1969. 

This prestigious award, endowed by the Hawk Family in memory of their parents, Howard C. and Mary Allene Hawk is presented annually to recognize an outstanding Bryan citizen.  George Gardner certainly lives up to the title of Good Citizen.  We applaud George for his service in the community!

Pictured L to R:  Robin and George Gardner, Dean Spangler and Brent Gardner.

Bill Martin, BAF Chairman presents George Gardner with the 2018 Good Citizen Award.Image attachment

 

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George, We were unable to be a BAF dinner, but just wanted to say Congratulations on being chosen 2018 Good Citizen. You certainly deserve the honor and we are happy for you and your family!🥂

Congrats George!🥂

Congratulations, George!

Congratulations!

Jack Brace, representing the Bryan Area Foundation, presented Rebecca Schroeder with the Edgerton High School Scholarship through the Bryan Area Foundation for $700. Best of luck Rebecca!
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Congratulations!

Jack Brace, representing the Bryan Area Foundation, presented Rebecca Schroeder with the Edgerton High School Scholarship through the Bryan Area Foundation for $700.  Best of luck Rebecca!

4 days ago

Bryan Area Foundation

Check out all the smiles at Montpelier's scholarship awards night!!

This year the Montpelier Area Foundation awarded over $24,000 in scholarships to Montpelier High School seniors. Thanks to the many donors who make these awards possible and assist students in pursuing their educational dreams....CONGRATULATIONS!
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