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CFMC Funds at Work: Cheryl Owens Memorial Scholarship

BLUE JAY 3K RAISES MONEY FOR CHERYL OWENS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller The next time you’re outside, look for a Blue Jay and think fondly of Cheryl Owens. A devoted wife, mom, and champion for students in the Monroe-Gregg School Corporation, Cheryl’s legacy will be remembered and celebrated on June 29th at […]

CFMC Funds at Work: Emily Downey Memorial Scholarship

EMILY DOWNEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP HONORS YOUNG LIFE BY HELPING CLASSMATES Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller Her life ended too soon, but the memory and legacy of Emily Downey, an Indian Creek High School student and athlete, continues to help fellow classmates who are heading to college. “Emily was a friendly face to everyone she encountered. […]

CFMC Scholarships at Work

CFMC AWARDS MORE THAN $135,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO SENIORS COUNTY-WIDE Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller More than 70 high school seniors throughout Morgan County were recently awarded scholarships from the Community Foundation of Morgan County (CFMC). These graduates represented Martinsville, Mooresville, Monrovia, Eminence and Indian Creek High Schools. “We’re so proud of the hard work […]

CFMC News: Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

2019 LILLY ENDOWMENT COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS AND FINALISTS HONORED The Community Foundation of Morgan County (CFMC) recently honored the 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship winners and finalists at a recognition dinner in late April. “The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is a highly prestigious award. Two scholarships are awarded in Morgan County and include tuition and […]

CFMC Funds at Work: Desert Rose Foundation

Desert Rose Foundation Helping Women Stop Cycle of Domestic Violence It’s hard to imagine we would ever find ourselves living each day in fear for our safety due to domestic violence, sexual assault, mental illness, addiction, and more. However, an average of 20 people, both women and men, experience domestic violence every minute in the […]

CFMC Grants at Work – G.E.A.R.S. Robotics

G.E.A.R.S. ROBOTICS TEAM WINS PRESTIGIOUS “BUILD AWARD” WITH SUPPORT FROM CFMC CAPACITY GRANT In its second year, the G.E.A.R.S. (Guys Engineering and Robotics Squad) Robotics Team earned a spot at the recent Indiana VEX State Championship in Indianapolis and brought home the distinguished Build Award for their division. This tournament was the largest state robotics […]

Your Story. Our Morgan County. MC Farmers Market Association

Morgan County Farmers Market Association – Connecting People Through Food Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller/Content Manager A Farmers Market does more than sell fresh produce, support the local economy, and promote healthier lifestyles. It’s a place for community to happen as people interact and connect with each other. “I value healthy living and community building […]

CFMC Funds at Work: Artesian Chess Club

Artesian Chess Club Teaching Valuable Life Skills to Students Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller/Content Manager If you’re a parent looking for a great way to reduce your child’s constant “screen time” at home and help them learn important life skills, consider enrolling them in the Artesian Chess Club. Open to all students in the Metropolitan […]

Your Story. Our Morgan County. Standing With Orphans

Standing With Orphans Alleviating Child Hunger in Chin State Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller/Content Manager What do you get when you combine faith with an airplane, a bag of rice, a pig, and social media? You have close to 200 orphans being fed daily thanks to Standing With Orphans, a Morgan County nonprofit founded by […]

Your Story. Our Morgan County. League of Miracles

League of Miracles Offers “Field of Dreams” to Special Needs Individuals & Families Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller/Content Manager Did you know Morgan County has its own “Field of Dreams,” but without Kevin Costner? Behind Madison Township Fire Department on Landersdale Road is the League of Miracles (LOM), a well-maintained baseball field providing fun and […]