Category Archives: Children

Community cafes to help residents discuss problem of child sexual abuse

Amid all the turmoil that our area has experienced over the last year or so, it’s important to sit down and talk about problems and how they can be fixed. So some local residents have put together a series of … Continue reading

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Salvation Army, others collect “Coats for Kids”

Weather forecasters are predicting a cold and snowy winter for us here in Centre County. This makes the annual “Coats for Kids” fundraiser, which collects new or gently used coats for both children and adults, especially important this year. The … Continue reading

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‘Coffee for a Cure’ to raise money Tuesday for juvenile Huntington’s disease research

Tomorrow, your morning coffee could do a lot more than give you the energy you need to get through the day. It could also help save lives. Family members and supporters of Virginia Buck, a 9-year-old girl from Tyrone who … Continue reading

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Help our local libraries win a $5,000 grant and supplies!

Legos aren’t just a fun toy you played with as a child. They’re also an opportunity to help your local library win great prizes! Through Oct. 1, you can nominate a library to win a $5,000 grant for books and … Continue reading

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Church to hold annual ‘Blessing of the Backpacks’ event

School has started, and just as it’s done in past years, Faith United Methodist Church will hold an annual event to help kids prepare for the new year. The 4th Annual Blessing of the Backpacks and Community Picnic will be … Continue reading

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We’re giving more than $23,000 to local nonprofits through our most recent granting cycle!

The Centre Foundation is pleased to announce that we will distribute $23,438 to 8 local organizations as part of our summer round of competitive grants. The grants will fund everything from emergency financial assistance and emergency housing to literacy education … Continue reading

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Mountaintop Swimming Pool renovations to begin shortly

We were happy to recently hear that plans have been finalized for renovations to the Mountaintop Swimming Pool. They will begin this September, so that the pool can be open for the summer of 2013. The Centre Foundation is proud … Continue reading

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