Marshfield Area Community Foundation Makes Grant Awards

Jerry Nehl of the Webster County Food Pantry accepts a check for $11,000 from Marshfield Area Community Foundation President Rob Foster following the successful completion of the Ozarks Million Dollar Hunger Challenge.

Jerry Nehl, director of the Webster County Food Pantry, accepts a check for $11,000 from Marshfield Area Community Foundation President Rob Foster on the successful completion of the Ozarks Million Dollar Hunger Challenge.

Congratulations to our friends at the Marshfield Area Community Foundation, who recently made their annual grant awards at the “Boots, Bands & Barbeque” event.

The annual outdoor, tented event featured several bands entertaining before and after dinner, silent and live auctions, a barbeque dinner, and grant presentations before The Mark Chapman Band took the stage. This year’s evening also featured the Marshfield Performing Arts Society doing several numbers from a recent production of “Oklahoma.”

During his remarks, MACF President Rob Foster stressed his commitment to the Board’s upcoming ‘100-Year Plan” to increase participation in the Legacy Society.

Foster also announced the grant awards, which included the following:

  • Webster County Food Pantry – $11,000 through the Ozarks Million Dollar Hunger Challenge;
  • Marshfield Community Center – $780;
  • Marshfield Cherry Blossom Committee – $500;
  • T.E.A.C.H. – S.U.C.C.E.S.S. – $1,080;
  • Marshfield Schools’ S.O.S. program – $790;
  • Marshfield Performing Arts – $500;
  • Pod 2 Kindergarten – $1,000;
  • Webco Custom Industries – $250;
  • Webster County Helping Hands – $1,000;
  • Marshfield Junior High Computer Lab – $500; and
  • Imagination Station – $500.

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