Pearsall Foundation announces funding

— The Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation received 68 grant applications this year. The trustees are pleased to announce that 29 grant applications were funded, in whole or in part. Not-for-profits receiving grant funding this year include:

•First Night Saranac Lake

•Friends of Schroon Lake Public Library winter shows

•Oscar Seagle Music Colony to help bring opera to 20 schools

•Upper Jay Arts Center to support programming

•Warren-Hamilton Counties Community Action Agency to help re-stock their food pantry

•Tannery Pond Community Center Association for their “Teenagers Only!” programming

•Adirondack Research Consortium to support their juried student paper program

•Wildlife Institute of Eastern NY to support their “Adirondack Animals” program in area schools

•Adirondack Curriculum Project for their “Adirondack Day,” Wild Center

•Upper Hudson Musical Arts for their Seagle Music Colony Children’s Opera and Charles Cornell Quintet concerts

•Adirondack Museum for their new Adirondack Historian’s Symposium

•Indian Lakes Theatre for “Hamilton County Reads Beyond Books”

•Mountain Lakes PBS to assist in the production of “Spotlight” programs

•Ticonderoga Festival Guild March 3 programming

•Thurman Station Association for their Thurman Fall Farm Tour and July Festival

•Johnsburg Historical Society for five additional historic signs in North Creek

•Up Yonda Farm for their school outreach programs

•Town of Johnsburg Library for a new computer

•Our Town Theatre Group for a Holiday Celebration at the Tannery Pond Community Center

•Literacy Volunteers of Essex and Franklin counties for adult literacy programs

•A Challenge match for the SL SkatePark Committee’s plans for a skateboard board park in Saranac Lake

•Roots and Shoots Program at North Warren School Community Garden

•Fort Ticonderoga Association for their outreach programming to local schools

•Champlain Valley Outdoor Educators Cooperative to bring 12 school groups to Black Kettle Nature Trail

•Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York

•Mountain Lakes Regional EMS Council to purchase a Physio Control “Life Pak 12” heart monitor and defibrillator for regional training

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