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New Fund will Support Andover Free Library

New Fund will Support Andover Free Library

The Allegany County Area Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of an endowed fund that will benefit the Andover Free Library Established by Andover native Robert Grossman, the Fund for The Andover Free Library will provide annual support for the library’s collections, operations and facility. A 1956 graduate of Andover Central School, Bob earned […]

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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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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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ACAF Grant supports Friendship Free Library

ACAF Grant supports Friendship Free Library

Friendship – The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $266.86 grant to the Friendship Free Library. Founded in 1897, the library serves 5000-6000 individuals annually. Library Director Michelle Hill reports that the money will be used to update the library’s collection of holiday themed books and DVDs. This grant was made possible from the […]

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The Allegany County Area Foundation Names New Director

The Allegany County Area Foundation Names New Director

Bruce Campbell of Houghton, NY has accepted the position as the new Executive Director of the Allegany County Area Foundation. Campbell replaces Denis Dahlgren who has moved to the Syracuse area to be closer to his family. Bruce has been a resident of the area for 27 years. His wife Denise works as a pre-k […]

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