|2012 Grant Recipients|
Alma Center First Responders to purchase medical kits equipped with medical supplies and oxygen tanks. Funded by the Stanley Held Fund
Bolton Refuge House to help with winter utility costs. Funded by the Gil and Alice Homstad Fund
Boys & Girls Club of Jackson County to finish the teen room with carpet. Funded by the Peter and Jone Hoffman Fund
Boys & Girls Club of Jackson County for general operations. Funded by the Peter and Jone Hoffman Fund
BR Area Chamber of Commerce to purchase a Seiko S149 Stopwatch/Printer to be used for the annual Karner Blue 5K-10K-Half Marathon.
BR Area Child Care Services to replace a refrigerator.
BRF Figure Skating Club to update jumping equipment used by higher level skaters.
BRF Fire Department to purchase training equipment and supplies for a session on confined space. Funded by the Dean Nortman Memorial Scholarship Fund
BRF Public Library for general operations. Funded by the Mary Van Gorden Endowment Fund
BRF Rotary Club Skatepark for general maintenance. Funded by the Rotary Skatepark Fund
BRF School District – High School – Channel 97 News to purchase equipment used for filming the Channel 97 news.
BRF School District – High School to purchase Mathematical Software. Funded in part by the Finch Family Fund.
BRF School District – Special Education Forrest Street, Early Childhood Program to purchase an iPad and case to enhance communication, teach genitive and academic skills. Funded by the Developmentally Disabled Fund.
BRF School District – Gebhardt Elementary School – Special Education to purchase “Dragon Naturally Speaking” software. Funded by the M.C. Schmallenberg Memorial Fund
BRF School District – Middle School to purchase equipment for the Archery Program. Funded by the BRF Educational Enrichment Fund
BRF School District – Third Street School to purchase four iPads and accessories. Funded by the BRF Educational Enrichment Fund
BRF School District – High School to purchase two digital video cameras and accessories. Funded by the BRF Educational Enrichment Fund
BRF United Methodist Church for general operations. Funded by the Peter and Jone Hoffman Fund
Friends of the Black River toward the purchase of a snowmobile to be owned by the City for grooming Skyline ski trails. Funded in part by the Gil and Alice Homstad Fund
Friends Sharing Food for equipment purchases. Funded by the Jackson County Bank Fund
Gateway Council: Boy Scouts for general operations. Funded by the Peter and Jone Hoffman Fund
Hazelton Foundation for general operations. Funded by the Peter and Jone Hoffman Fund
Jackson County Area Schools for materials to enhance the enjoyment of reading by elementary school students at the ACHM, BRF, Mel-Min and Blair-Taylor elementary schools. Funded by the Grace Webb Memorial Library Fund
Jackson County Fair Park toward the renovation pledge (Fifth installment of a $120,000 pledge).
Jackson County 4H Summer of Science Program for a series of activities that encourage youth interest in science, technology engineering and math. Funded by the Black River Area Youth Fund
Jackson County Historical Society for exterior painting at the Gallery Museum. Funded by the Erwin and Thelma Homstad Fund
Jackson County Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers to create additional public awareness about Interfaith.
Jackson County Little League toward new lights at Marks Field. Funded in part by the Gil and Alice Homstad Fund
Jackson County Soccer League toward the Multi-Field Soccer Complex (second installment of a $25,000 pledge).
Jackson County Transition Advisory Council – Blair Taylor High School to support an educational event to help students with disabilities transition from high school to the community.
Jackson County Treatment Court to purchase a virtual welding station for the Welding Skills Training Institute. Funded by the Jackson County Incubator Fund
Learn and Play Day Care and Preschool to purchase items needed in classrooms. Funded by the Dougherty Family Fund.
Melrose-Mindoro Area Schools Library to purchase a Smart Board for the Library.
Melrose-Mindoro Area Schools- Middle School Music to purchase guitar capos for 20 sixth-grade guitar students.
Miss Black River Falls for float repairs and updates.
Partners of Black River Memorial Hospital for supplies for the Partners Red Cross Blood Drives.
Skyline Golf Course to purchase a new Top Dresser for the Greens. Funded by the Carroll Zillmer Memorial Fund
Together for Jackson County Kids for expenses involved with the Strengthening Families Program for youth ages 3-10 and their families. Funded in part by the Black River Area Youth Fund