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Carroll County Foundation Celebrates Record-Breaking Year of Scholarships

Carroll County Foundation Celebrates Record-Breaking Year of Scholarships

Date: December 28, 2018

Carroll County Foundation awarded a record-breaking $73,000 in academic scholarships to Carroll County students for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. To date, the Foundation has awarded over $350,000 in scholarships since inception. “Our community values education and this milestone is a testament to the generosity of many individuals, families and businesses in Carroll County who have established scholarship funds to help students pursue their educational dreams,” said John Childers, chair of Carroll County Foundation. This year’s scholarship recipients... Continue Reading

Deadline Approaching for 2019 Neighborhood Leadership Training

Date: December 28, 2018

The deadline to register for Stark Community Foundation’s Neighborhood Leadership Training is January 11, 2019. Neighborhood Leadership Training guides established and emerging neighborhood leaders through a series of leadership development sessions aimed at ultimately improving the quality of life in Stark County neighborhoods. Training topics include the history of neighborhoods, how to establish a neighborhood association, organizing neighborhood projects, managing conflict, strategic planning, improvement strategies, funding opportunities and more. Since inception, more than 650 local residents have... Continue Reading

Jack Halkides Tribute Fund

Jack Halkides Tribute Fund

Date: December 17, 2018

All too often, musical greats and talented artists are honored only after they have passed away. While discussing this topic with a group of friends at Tozzi’s downtown, it sparked an idea in Gail Martino’s mind to honor local talent while they’re still living and performing. Gail wanted to bring people together to celebrate her friend and talented musician, Jack Halkides, through a laidback “jam” session. The more people she shared this idea with, the more... Continue Reading

Gary W. and Olivia M. Mull Advised Fund

Gary W. and Olivia M. Mull Advised Fund

Date: December 17, 2018

Gary and Olivia Mull have always been community-minded people, so it’s no surprise that they have instilled that same passion for giving back in their two children - especially their youngest, Bradley. From an early age, 14-year-old Bradley remembers tagging along with his parents to serve lunch at church, donate food to the less fortunate and collect items for the homeless. “Not everyone’s path is easy,” said Olivia. “We try to instill that in Bradley.” Gary added, “We... Continue Reading

Operation: Flags of Freedom Endowment Fund

Operation: Flags of Freedom Endowment Fund

Date: December 17, 2018

Eleven courageous graduates of Perry High School have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Their legacies live on in the countless lives they touched, the Perry Veterans Memorial that displays their faces and through Operation: Flags of Freedom. Created by Perry Township residents in loving memory of the community’s fallen heroes, Operation: Flags of Freedom promotes patriotism and educates others to honor veterans and to preserve the memories of those who have served. Steve Toohey created... Continue Reading

Immediate Impact Alert: Fire Alarm System

Immediate Impact Alert: Fire Alarm System

Date: November 28, 2018

Immediate Impact Alert Stark Community Foundation created Immediate Impact Alerts to provide you with all the need-to-know information about our community’s greatest needs as well as a way to effectively and immediately respond. The Need The Ken Weber Community Campus at Goodwill, located in downtown Canton, is a one-stop social services center that houses over 20 nonprofits under one roof. Established in 2009 by Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, the centrally-located campus allows agencies... Continue Reading

Neighborhood Showcase and Town Hall Meeting to be Held October 8

Date: October 1, 2018

The 14th annual Neighborhood Showcase and Town Hall Meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on October 8 at the McKinley Grand Hotel, located at 320 Market Avenue South in downtown Canton. Hosted by Stark Community Foundation’s nonpartisan Canton Neighborhood Leadership Council, the event will showcase Canton’s neighborhood associations and their community projects plus candidates on the November ballot (for Canton offices only) who responded to the invitation to participate. The event will give candidates the... Continue Reading

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