E-Newsletter - February 2017

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Your Scholarship Donations Support Our Young People’s Dreams

2016 Lilly Community Scholarship finalists received $1,000 scholarships and plan to study a range areas leading to fulfilling careers. From left, Kara Slusser (psychology and sports media), Kylie Keifer (animal science leading to a career as a veterinarian), Sara Carpenter (biology), and Punit Patel (biology leading to a career as a pediatrician).
You are a hero every day to local students beginning their college careers. Last year you allowed the Foundation to give out $70,000 to 53 graduating high school seniors so that they could begin their college and career training last August. You gave out hope for the big dreams of these young people. Read more

More Community Indiana Bicentennial Events

Bison-tennial Public Art Project Blackford County is participating in the Bison-tennial Public Art Project as a lasting monument to the Indiana Bicentennial celebration. The project aims to place a decorated 5-foot-tall fiberglass bison in every county. The Blackford County bison was purchased by a group of locals and is currently under the brushes of Blackford High School art students. The varied times and places that are Blackford County’s history are depicted in the drawings on the bison.

Torch Relay Exhibit

Representatives of the Blackford County Bicentennial Committee presented a Bicentennial Torch to Blackford High School on January 24. The torch will be displayed next to the local Bicentennial Time Capsule in the high school’s showcase. Read more