Category: News

Honesdale Communities That Care

The Honesdale Communities That Care organization has received a grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation. The Honesdale Community That Cares Organization is a non- profit organization that serves students in the Wayne Highlands School District by offering an after-school program for 3-5th graders. The program is held at the Lakeside Elementary. This grant will […]

Herd the Curd Race Makes Donations to the Bryant Memorial Fund

Recently, the Michael Bryant Family presented a check for over $15,000 to the Wayne County Community Foundation. The check represented the proceeds of the annual “Herd the Curd” 5/10K race held at the Bryant Farm. These funds go to support the Michael Bryant Memorial Fund which is administered by the Foundation. The Fund which began […]

Foundation presents grant to United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties

Recently, the Wayne County Community Foundation presented a grant to the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties. The grant will fund the implementation of the Telehealth Intervention Program for Seniors in Wayne County. This is a program designed to help seniors self-manage chronic health conditions while avoiding unplanned or emergency medical visits. It is […]

Bryant Family Presents Grant

The Bryant Family recently presented a gift in the memory of their brother, Michael Bryant. The gift was made to the Dyberry Day Camp of Honesdale.

Michael Bryant Memorial Fund Awards Grant

Recently, The Michael Bryant Memorial Fund awarded a grant to Susan McDermott of the Wayne Highlands Middle School. The grant will be used in physical education classes with students grades 6-8 having developmental disabilities. The funds will be used to purchase special, adaptive equipment for the students to use.

Wayne County Community Foundation Presents Scholarships

On June, 19, the Wayne County Community Foundation held its annual Scholarship Program. Cody Novobilski, a Honesdale High School Graduate, received the Jeri Bigart Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $3000. The Scholarship was established by the late, Eugene Bigart. Cody is the son of Pam and Barry Novobilski. He will attend Pennsylvania College of […]

William Schwarz Memorial Fund Awards Scholarship

The William Schwarz Memorial Fund recently presented a $5000 Scholarship to Zachary Murray. The Dime Bank, in association with the Wayne County Community Foundation, established the scholarship in memory of William “Bill” Schwarz who was one of the owners to Schwarz Buick /GMC and the President of the Dime Bank’s Board of Directors. The Scholarship […]

Wayne County Bar Association Presents Scholarship

The Wayne County Bar Association in cooperation with the Wayne County Community Foundation recently presented its annual $1000 scholarship to a Wayne County resident graduate entering the field of pre-law or criminal justice. This year’s recipient is Kurt Dietrich. Kurt is a graduate of Western Wayne High School and the jone of Jeanice and Kurt […]

Wayne County Communty Foundatin Supports Red Cross

A donation to the American Red Cross, Eastern PA, was made by the Wayne County Community Foundation.  The contribution will assist in the cost of disaster relief including food, clothing, shelter, and other recovery needs for families in Wayne County.

Wayne County Community Foundation Funds Seelyville FD Grant

Recently, the Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Seelyville Fire Company.  The grant was awarded by way of the Foundations “First Responders Fund.”  Established in 2015, the First Responders Fund was a joint effort with the Villaume Foundation.  The Seelyville Fire Company will use the grant to update its electronics and communications […]