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Invent Now // Camp Invention

24

Jun

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Area school districts partner to host summer STEM camps During the summer of 2015, elementary students in Saginaw participated in the weeklong Camp Invention, an educational program of North Canton, Ohio based Invent Now, Inc. The camp is a weeklong summer program led by local teachers in over 1,300 schools nationwide. Its curricula focused on

Frank N. Andersen Spirit of Philanthropy Award

14

Jun

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B. J. Humphreys 2016 Frank N. Andersen Spirit of Philanthropy Award   Frank Anderson was passionate about giving to his community and making life better for his fellow citizens. In 1994, the Frank N. Andersen Spirit of Philanthropy award was created to honor Mr. Andersen.   The award is presented to an individual who has

Joseph W. Madison Youth Award

14

Jun

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Tyler Thiel 2016 Joseph W. Madison Youth Award Recipient   Joe Madison said it best when he said: “Everybody’s got something to give. There are so many ways to take your skills and talents and help the community.”   A longtime community volunteer, Joe spent countless hours giving back to help make Saginaw County a

Dr. Mridha Teacher of the Year Award

14

Jun

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Sara Weiss 2016 Dr. Mridha Teacher of the Year Award   The Mridha family established a foundation in 2010 to recognize and celebrate excellent teachers and to honor the members of the Mridha family who were educators. The Teacher of the Year receives a $750 grant from the Mridha Foundation that may be used for continuing

Kara Kaltenbach Scholarship

13

May

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Kara Susan Kaltenbach (Conlan)’s family and friends will cherish the memory of a bright, fun- loving, and determined woman who is an inspiration to anyone yearning to live life to the fullest. Kara passed away unexpectedly on the morning of November 7, 2006 after enjoying something she loved to do: hiking with her friends in

Kostrzewa-Sivey Nursing Scholarship

04

May

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John Sivey and Connie Kostrzewa-Sivey created the Kostrzewa-Sivey Scholarship in 2007 to honor their parents, John and Margaret Sivey and Val and Julie Kostrzewa. These scholarships will help participants fulfill their dreams of achieving a nursing degree. The Kostrzewa-Sivey Nursing Scholarship is available to all current, graduating seniors from Bridgeport High School.      

George L. Horny Music Scholarship

04

May

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  The Kostrzewa family, in memory of George, is providing scholarships to help participants fulfill their dreams and love of music.   This scholarship is available to Hemlock High School seniors who have participated in the music program at Hemlock High School.                   

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $207,563.36 in latest grant cycle

13

Apr

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    Between Jan. 9 – Mar.16, 2016, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $207,563.36 supporting 49 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes.   “Every person who has supported the foundation – whether through donations, volunteering or advocacy – has helped us give much needed support to area programs. It’s

Steven Kyle Kowalewski Memorial Scholarship

30

Mar

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The Steven Kyle Kowalewski Memorial Scholarship was established in 2015 to honor the memory of a young man with a desire to know Jesus Christ and serve in the ministry. Steven had a servant’s heart and a gentle spirit. Steven was a gifted writer who was quick to listen and slow to speak. He used

Glenn Mayer Memorial Scholarship

09

Feb

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Glenn Mayer was a long time resident of Carrollton, where he and his wife Camilla raised four children – Karin, Keith, Kyle and Karli, all of whom graduated from Carrollton High School. In Glenn’s retirement from General Motors he enjoyed driving school buses for Carrollton Public Schools. Throughout his life, Glenn was active in the

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