News from the Decatur County Community Foundation

News about the community, grants, funds, scholarships, and more.

Touching Lives through the Trades

Touching Lives through the Trades

"If you want to touch the past, touch a rock. If you want to touch the present, touch a flower. If you want to touch the future, touch a life." -- Author unknown I love inspirational quotes, and this one really hit me. Those of you who have entrusted your dollars to...

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You Can Help!

You Can Help!

“We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It's easy to say, 'It's not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.” Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes."  -- Fred Rogers  Mr. Rogers hits...

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GJHS Therapy Dog and Puppy Kisses

GJHS Therapy Dog and Puppy Kisses

You just got off work and you're on your way home. Your day wasn't all you had hoped for, but you get home and walk through the door to be greeted by A MILLION PUPPY KISSES! And suddenly, your day doesn't seem so bad. Puppy kisses are a reality for students at...

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Annual Meeting 2018 Recap and Annual Report!

Annual Meeting 2018 Recap and Annual Report!

Blah, Blah, not-so Blah! Annual Meetings…you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all!  All the required “hoo-hah” has to be covered and all the right things need to be said.  I am so proud of the short, sweet and very to-the-point annual meeting that our Marketing team put...

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And the 2018 Lilly Finalists Are…

And the 2018 Lilly Finalists Are…

Congratulations to our five Lilly finalists: Abbigayle Eldridge from Oldenburg Academy, Annalise Gant from South Decatur, Molly Mangels from Greensburg, Bryce McCullough from Greensburg and Madison Owens from South Decatur. They recently completed the presentations...

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Decatur County Youth Running Club

Decatur County Youth Running Club

The Decatur County Youth Running Club hosted its 7th annual running clinic in the Summer of 2018. It was the largest DCYRC Running Clinic to date with 111 youth from around the county participating in a variety of running games, dynamic stretches, and warm-ups led by...

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