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Donna Decker Awarded 2018 Ben Franklin Community Service Award

Donna Decker Awarded 2018 Ben Franklin Community Service Award

On November 1, 2018 Donna Decker received the Wayne County Community Foundation’s 2018 Ben Franklin Community Service Award.
WCCF On Track to Donate 5000 Dictionaries

WCCF On Track to Donate 5000 Dictionaries

For the past sixteen years, the Wayne County Community Foundation has given a dictionary to 3rd Graders in the County. Last year, we began providing dictionaries to the 3rd Graders in the Forest City Regional Elementary School. To date, we’ve given out 4,750 dictionaries and with this year’s program we will go over the “5000 mark.”
BK Invitational Golf Classic

BK Invitational Golf Classic

The Wayne County Community Foundation salutes the "BK Invitational Golf Classic" celebrating its 19th year. Held on September 30, and October 1 at Woodloch the tournament founded by Bob Kiesendahl raises money to support cancer research at the Fred Hutchinson Institute and Penn State. To date Bob, and his team have raised $1.2 million dollars.
Decker to receive community service award

Decker to receive community service award

The Wayne County Community Foundation Board of Directions has selected Donna Decker with its highest recognition, the 2018, “Ben Franklin Award for Community Service.” Donna Decker.jpgThe award commemorating one of Nation’s “Foundation Fathers… Benjamin Franklin” is accompanied by a grant of $1000 from the Foundation’s Ben Franklin Fund. This gift will be given to a charity of Mrs. Decker’s choosing. The selection recognizes Donna’s years of service to her community and her profession.
Day of Giving Meets Goal

Day of Giving Meets Goal

On Friday, August 3rd, the Wayne County Community Foundation held its lst “Day of Giving.” The event was held from 2-7 pm at the Cooperage in Honesdale and “showcased” eleven non-profit agencies servicing the citizens of Wayne County. The following organizations participated: Wayne County YMCA; Wayne County Historical Society; Wayne County Arts Alliance; Wayne County Heroin Prevention Task Force; The Cooperage Project; SEEDS of Wayne County; Dessin Animal Shelter; Habitat for Humanity; Wayne County Library Alliance; Victims Intervention and Lacawac Sanctuary.
Ritz Company Playhouse Receives Grant

Ritz Company Playhouse Receives Grant

"Ritz Company Playhouse Receives Grant" The Ritz Company Playhouse, located in Hawley, received a grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation.
William McAllister Receives Founder’s Award

William McAllister Receives Founder’s Award

On November 2, 2017, William McAllister, received the Wayne County Community Foundation’s “Founder’s Award.” The Foundation presented the award at its Ben Franklin Service Award Dinner.