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7 Steps to Financial Mastery for Women Seminar
Thursday, February 27th
The Women's Giving Circle is proud to present, "Becoming Your Own Prince Charming – 7 Steps to Financial Mastery for Women." This workshop is designed specifically for women to become smarter about their money. You will be guided through both the Outer Work of Wealth (learning the mechanics of money) and the Inner Work of Wealth (dealing with emotional issues). The goal is to establish a foundation of financial knowledge and a framework for continued learning.
Where: Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce Training Room (500 Franklin St.)
When: Thursday Feb. 27th, 5:30 – 8:00pm
Register now as seating is limited for this event!
Brown Music Competition Saturday
The instrumental competition begins at 8 a.m., and the vocal competition will start immediately following, at approximately 1 p.m. Both competitions will be in the church’s sanctuary.
The event is free and open to the public. Visitors should use Lafayette Street entrance of First Christian Churcn, 531 Fifth St.
About 50 local high school musicians are registered to perform in underclassmen and senior competitions. First-, second-, and third-place winners will earn up to a total of $15,000 in college scholarships from the senior competitions. Underclassmen will compete for a total of $6,000 in scholarships to pay for private music lessons and music camps.
The Betty F. Brown Awards for Instrumental Excellence were established in 1991 by Robert Brown in memory of his wife, Betty. Mrs. Brown was a well-known and highly respected advocate and patron of the arts, both locally and statewide. The Anna Newell Brown Awards for Vocal Excellence were established through the Heritage Fund in 1985 by Robert and Betty Brown to honor Mr. Brown's mother, Anna Newell Brown. She was a distinguished vocalist and contributed greatly to the cultural life of the Bartholomew County community. The scholarships aim to encourage formal vocal and music education for Bartholomew County students.
African American Fund of Bartholomew County Launches
The African American Fund of Bartholomew County was established to help educate and inspire African Americans in Bartholomew County by focusing on education, leadership development, economic/career development, health awareness and arts & cultural events. To learn more about the Fund or to donate click here.
2014-2015 Scholarships Applications Available
Scholarship applications for the 2014-2015 season are now available. To view applications and deadlines click here.
2013 Grant A Wish has officially ended.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2013 Grant A Wish. We appreciate your support of our local not-for-profits and the community.
Community Fund Grants Program
The Community Fund Grants Program provides a flexible approach in providing funding support to not-for-profit organizations serving Bartholomew County. Organizations have four options to seek funding support. Heritage Fund will invest in local non-profit organizations that are governed by a strong and effective Board that have a proven record of success. Detailed information regarding the restructured program as well as grant forms can be accessed in the Grant Center.
Dictionaries spread word about learning. Elementary classrooms turned a new page last week with the deliveries of fresh new Webster's Dictionaries for every third-grader in the county.
The dilapidated house adjacent to Ninth Street Park has come down! The house which attracted unwanted and illegal activities deeply concerned parents...
2012 ANNUAL REPORT Please for the Heritage Fund 2012 Annual Report
"You're in the Circle" Gift Card Ladies, Now available, by popular demand, are Women's Giving Circle gift cards! For ladies who love their plastic, these...
Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County has been officially reconfirmed in compliance with Indiana Standards for Foundations...