Philanthropy

Community Foundation of NCW Awards Over Half Million Dollars in Scholarships

In its largest scholarship award total, the Community Foundation of North Central Washington awarded over $542,800 in scholarships to 152 students across the region. The Community Foundation manages 97 unique scholarship funds established by individuals, families, and businesses that feel passionate about helping students ease the financial burden of pursuing a college degree, said Beth Stipe, their…

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Wenatchee Central Lions, Our Valley Our Future Donate to Library Renovation

Two more community organizations are supporting the effort to renovate the nearly 60-year-old Wenatchee Public Library. Friends of the Wenatchee Public Library announced this week it recently received pledges from the Wenatchee Central Lions Club and Our Valley, Our Future on its way to raising $1.5 million. Check out Dan Langager’s full interview here.

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Alatheia Riding Center Hosting 4th Annual Little Black Dress Event

Alatheia Riding Center will host its fourth annual Little Black Dress Event this Friday evening at Chateau Faire Le Pont Winery in Olds Station. The Riding Center’s mission is to improve the lives of people with special needs through equine-assisted activities and therapies. Joining Dan Langager in the KOHO studio is Nancy Grette, the non-profit’s founder, and…

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Wenatchee Library Over Halfway to Capital Campaign Goal

Friends of the Wenatchee Public Library launched a capital campaign fundraiser earlier this year to raise $1.5 million for a major renovation of the library, which was built in 1959. Joining Dan Langager in the KOHO studio is Courtney Tiffany, the Wenatchee Library’s Branch Manager, and Jeff Neher, committee chair of the campaign. Neher says…

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