September, 2010

Wayne County Community Foundation Awards Grant to Chamber

Recently, the Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Chamber of the Northern Poconos. The funding will be used for technology upgrades.

Ritz Company Playhouse Receives Grant

The Ritz Company Playhouse, located in Hawley, received a grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation. This grant will be used to assist with the costs for their summer production, “Suessical Jr.” Their “Ritz Bitz” project is in its sixteenth year and is open for children entering 1st-9th grades. It has given hundreds of kids […]

Wayne County Drug Prevention Task Force Receives Grant

The Wayne County Drug Prevention Task Force received a grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation. The grant will help continue their Narcan Workshops funding for the materials and the drug Naloxone that is in the kits. To date, the Task Force has trained and supplied 300 people with these life saving kits.

Community Foundation Support Roots ‘N Rhythm

Since 2006 Wayne County residents and visitors have enjoyed the Honesdale Roots ‘N Rhythm Music and Arts Festival held in June. The Wayne County Community Foundation, a long time supporter of the festival, is once again pleased to be able to support the efforts of their Board members and the over 200 volunteers who work […]

Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Receives Foundation Grant

The Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. With the grant, the Cancer Institute will provide Wayne County residents with one-on-one phone counselling/education about the importance of cancer screening. The target population for this effort is low-income uninsured and under insured Wayne County residents. The Mission of the Northeast […]