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New Scholarship will help Friendship, Genesee Valley students

New Scholarship will help Friendship, Genesee Valley students

Family, friends and coworkers of the late Penny Jo Hooker-Cavanaugh have established the Penny’s from Heaven Scholarship with the Allegany County Area Foundation. Honoring Penny’s memory, the award will go to a Friendship and/or Genesee Valley Central School senior who has overcome adversity and is planning to pursue college or a trade or technical school […]

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ACAF Grant Supports Youth Mentoring Programs

Programs serve Whitesville and Genesee Valley students The Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF) recently presented a grant of $850 to Family Service Society to support the agency’s youth mentoring programs at Genesee Valley and Whitesville Central Schools. This award came about through the foundation’s Allegany Fund – an endowment that supports a variety of local […]

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Andover and Scio Libraries Benefit from ACAF Grants

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented grants to the Andover and Scio Free Libraries. Both organizations benefit from funds established with the foundation for their benefit; the Hydramec Fund (Scio) and the Doris O. Church Fund (Andover). The Foundation holds and invests these endowments, with the earnings providing annual support. Andover will use its […]

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Andover and Scio Libraries Benefit from ACAF Grants

Andover and Scio Libraries Benefit from ACAF Grants

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented grants to the Andover and Scio Free Libraries. Both organizations benefit from funds established with the foundation for their benefit; the Hydramec Fund (Scio) and the Doris O. Church Fund (Andover). The Foundation holds and invests these endowments, with the earnings providing annual support. Andover will use its […]

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New Scholarship will Support Wellsville’s Aspiring Teachers

Thanks to the generosity of retired teacher Anne McAndrew, Wellsville’s future educators will get some extra financial support as they prepare for the teaching profession. Working with the Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF), Anne has established the Anne McAndrew Teaching Scholarship. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academics, recommendations and overall potential to […]

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