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Ellis Community Foundation announces grants

7/18/2014

ELLIS -- The Ellis Community Foundation made grants to seven entities this year. The 2014 grant recipients are:

ELLIS -- The Ellis Community Foundation made grants to seven entities this year. The 2014 grant recipients are:

* Kids Club -- $500 grant for enrichment supplies and materials.

* Fifth quarter -- $500 grant to purchase movie tickets, and $5-$25 gift certificates for each event.

* Ellis Recreation Commission -- $500 grant to purchase Poly-Cap Fence Guard for the softball field.

* Ellis High School Alumni Association -- $500 grant to offset facility rental expenses.

* Ellis Nutrition Center -- $500 to purchase a new window air conditioner.

* USD 388, Stacy Befort, teacher -- $500 to purchase an Apple iPad with screen protector, display case and iTunes program card.

* USD 388, Misty Lohmeyer, teacher -- $424.94 grant to purchase an Apple iPad with screen protector and display case.

This mission of the community foundation is to enhance the quality of life in Ellis and the surrounding area. The foundation is governed by a local board of trustees with a passion for keeping Ellis an attractive place to live, work and raise a family.