Community Connection Grant Recipients

The Butler Rural Community Connection Board of Trustees will meet next on September 20, 2017 to select fall grant winners. Fall grant applications are due August 31, 2017.

The Butler Rural Community Connection Board of Trustees met on March 14, 2017 and awarded $38,121 in grants to the following organizations and groups.

Community Connection Winners from March 14, 2017:
Animal Friends Humane SocietyDog beds$918
Camden Primary-Preble Shawnee Local SchoolsElmo Document Cameras$650
Camden-Somers Township Fire & EMSFans for Firefighters & Victims$500
City of Oxford Parks & Recreation DepartmentEducational/Recreational Summer Day Camp$685
Class of 2017 Union County High School Parent After Prom CommitteeAfter Prom$900
Crosby Township Senior/Community CenterPicnic Table Kits & Microphone$1,000
Darrtown Memorial Day AssociationPublicity for Memorial Day Service$200
Fairfield Child Development CenterKindle Fire Kids Edition & Chargers$375
Friends of Chrisholm Historic FarmsteadMini Barn Kit$500
Hanover TownshipLadder$160
Hanover TownshipSecurity Cameras$1,000
Harrison High SchoolChromebooks$1,600
Home is the Foundation (H.I.T.)Senior Citizen Home Repairs$1,500
Izaak Walton Dry Fork ChapterGravel Parking Lot Expansion$1,000
Kramer ElementaryTroy Cummings to Kramer$656
Marshall Elementary SchoolBenches & Tables$825
Morgan Township Historical SocietyHandicap accessible walkway around flag pole$250
National Inventors Hall of FameCamp Invention$500
Oxford Free ClinicCare & Medication$2,000
Oxford SeniorsPostcards to notify seniors of community resources$900
Oxford Talawanda Community Services - The Family Resource CenterComputer & Monitor$590
Oxford Women's Care CenterOffice Furniture/Equipment$927
PARACHUTE: Butler County CASAProper Training for Volunteers$1,500
Pathway to Hope Pregnancy Care CenterBaby Furniture for Expecting Mothers$1,000
Power to the PeopleFinancial Assistance$1,000
Preble Shawnee General Music ProgramBass Drum$445
Preble Shawnee High SchoolCricut Materials$190
Preble Shawnee Jr./Sr. High SchoolEllison Dies$538
Preble Shawnee Jr./Sr. High SchoolEnglish Language Arts Computer Program$249
Preble Shawnee Jr./Sr. High SchoolZapp-Bug Oven$350
Preble Shawnee Jr./Sr. High School, World Language Dept.Elmo Document Camera$650
Preble Shawnee Local School DistrictHP Stream Computers$1,600
Preble Shawnee Local SchoolsChromebooks$1,600
Preble Shawnee Local SchoolsChromebooks$1,600
Ross Rambotics Team 3201Robotics Team Robot$500
Southwest Ohio Family Farm SafetyFarm Safety Materials$250
Talawanda Band BoostersCompetition Money$500
Talawanda Butler Tech FFA & Ag Education DepartmentAg Day$500
Talawanda Elementary STEMLEGO Mindstorm Robot$1,000
Talawanda High School PRIDE Day CommitteeChallenge Day$500
Talawanda Middle SchoolField trip to Cosi & Zoo$1,000
Talawanda Middle School 7th Grade Science DiscoveriesVernier Engineering Project Materials$1,000
Talawanda Parent Initiative TeamAfter Prom Expenses$400
The Biggest Fish of My LifePond Aerator & Fishing Equipment$500
The Coleraine Historical SocietySign for Old Toll House/Post Office$525
Union County High School Archery ClubArchery Equipment$900
West Elkton Intermediate SchoolPositive Behavior Intervention & Support Program Incentives$500
West Elkton-Gratis Township Fire DepartmentPagers$938
WHIIMSLiterature to describe mission$750