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ACAF Dollars for Scholars Program – Caleb Holmes

“When I first got the email asking me to be the guest speaker at this ceremony, other than my palms immediately breaking out into a sweat, I did what every grown up 23 year old does….called my Mom! She did the mom thing of saying “Oh honey that’s such an honor, I think you should do it, […]

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The National Eczema Association Receives ACAF Grant

The National Eczema Association (NEA) recently received a $432.44 grant check from the Jonathan A. Dahlgren Eczema Fund which is managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation. Julie Block, Chief Executive Officer of the NEA, said, “This grant money will help them to advance eczema research while providing our community with the information, resources and support […]

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Richburg-Wirt Historical Society Receives Bartoo Grant

    The Allegany County Area Foundation, recently presented a check for $4,240 to the Richburg-Wirt Historical Society (RWHS). This money comes from the earnings of the Richburg-Wirt Historical Society Endowment Fund which is held and managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation. This fund was created by the estate of Beatrice S. Bartoo. It […]

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Alfred Montessori School

The Alfred Montessori School Receives Grant

The Alfred Montessori School recently received $450.00 to help them purchase Montessori “Works” for their classrooms. Judith Rose, director of the Alfred Montessori School, stated, “These Works provide activities used to teach the students in subject areas such as language, mathematics, practical life, and an array of seasonal topics. They will greatly enhance the learning […]

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Rix, Mikayla

Mikayla Rix Receives Scholarship America® Dollars for Scholars’ Student Volunteer Award

The Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars Program is pleased to announce that Mikayla Rix has received a Student Volunteer Award from Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars. Mikayla was awarded a $1,000 scholarship for her postsecondary education and was chosen for her dedication and service to her community, as well as strong academic achievement […]

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