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11Sep

The Chef Auction is coming up, 10/9!

By |September 11th, 2019|Categories: Events|Comments Off on The Chef Auction is coming up, 10/9!

The Chef Auction is celebrating our 12th anniversary this year, and the event’s proceeds will benefit mental health programs for children in Cambria and Somerset Counties. We are grateful to the many sponsors and chefs

10Sep

Thank you for a successful 1889 Classic!

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: Events|Comments Off on Thank you for a successful 1889 Classic!

The 1889 Classic took place on August 12 at Sunnehanna Country Club, and it was a great event! The fundraising tournament had to be delayed from our original July date due to terrible weather,

9Sep

Creative Health Impact Grant award recipients announced

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: PRAA|Comments Off on Creative Health Impact Grant award recipients announced

The 1889 Foundation and Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance (PRAA) are pleased to announce the 2019-2020 recipients of the Creative Health Impact Grant (CHIG) Awards. This year the awards provide over $40,000 in 1889 Foundation funds

22Aug

Thanks for a great Pet Therapy Day!

By |August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events|Comments Off on Thanks for a great Pet Therapy Day!

The 14th Annual Pet Therapy Day took place on July 28 at Windber Recreational Park, and a great time was had by all! This family-friendly day was hosted by Golden Girls Pet Therapy, and

22Jul

1889 Classic rescheduled for Mon., Aug. 12

By |July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events|Comments Off on 1889 Classic rescheduled for Mon., Aug. 12

The 1889 Classic Golf Outing, which was originally scheduled for July 22, will now take place on Mon., Aug. 12, due to inclement weather. We regret having to reschedule, but unfortunately a significant threat of

1Jul

1889 funds blight alleviation project in Johnstown’s West End

By |July 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on 1889 funds blight alleviation project in Johnstown’s West End

1889 Foundation is a major funder of a blight alleviation project in Johnstown's West End that was announced at a June 20 press conference above (pictured above: Melissa Komar, left, Johnstown Redevelopment Authority executive director,

21May

1889 Foundation supports Communities in Schools at Greater Johnstown School District

By |May 21st, 2019|Categories: News, Stories|Comments Off on 1889 Foundation supports Communities in Schools at Greater Johnstown School District

Today 1889 Foundation announced a grant of $200,000 has been awarded to the Greater Johnstown School District (GJSD) to fund an expanded partnership with Communities in Schools, the nation's largest provider of technical assistance for

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