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Grant to fund Skaggs mechanical system upgrades

The local effort to bring new life to the Skaggs Building received a major boost this week with a $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation of West Texas. Those funds are earmarked for upgrading the mechanical systems serving the four-story office building. Overseeing the restoration is Plainview Downtown Restoration Inc. “The Community Foundation of West…
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December 16, 2016 0

Plainview Area Endowment distributes $21,100

Six local and area nonprofits received $21,100 in grants Thursday from Plainview Area Endowment, bringing its seven-year total to $75,000. “We exist to provide support and resources to the Plainview community in order for it to continue thriving,” explains Mark Warren, an advisory board member. He also serves on the board of Lubbock-based Community Foundation…
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November 18, 2016 0

Plainview Area Endowment to award $16,000

On Thursday, Nov. 17, the Plainview Area Endowment will award more than $16,000 in grants to five nonprofit agencies at a reception at Happy State Bank from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Those receiving funding includes: –Friends of the Unger Memorial Library — Manga Book Club –Plainview Downtown Restoration Inc. — Skaggs Building Restoration –Wayland Baptist School of…
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November 15, 2016 0

PHS Class of 1965 works to endow scholarship

As part of its 50th reunion celebration in September 2015, the PHS Class of 1965 raised enough money to fund three $1,965 scholarships for outstanding PHS seniors to be awarded in 2015-17. The project inspired one classmate to challenge the class to fund an endowed $1,965 scholarship by offering an initial $19,650 matching grant. Under…
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September 30, 2016 0

Area Endowment Gift

Plainview Area Endowment representative Corky Terrell presents Covenant Health Plainview CEO Bob Copeland with a $5,000 donation from the philanthropy group. The Plainview Area Endowment Foundation has pledged $25,000 to the Plainview hospital for the renovation of Covenant’s Max Gabriel Room, a community and hospital meeting space. Pictured from left are endowment representatives Kregg Hukill,…
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September 11, 2016 0

Just For Kids

Plainview Area Foundation grant committee members Corky Terrell (left) Mark Warren and Roy Kiser join Cindy Tye and Mary Ramos with Covenant Health Plainview in displaying some of the colorful blankets and pillowcases given to the pediatric patients through a foundation grant. The matching grant is used to purchase colorful fleece blankets which pediatric patients…
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January 21, 2016 0

Compassionate Care Grant

Plainview Area Foundation grants committee members Mark Warren (left), Roy Kiser and Corky Terrell present SuNell Pyeatt, executive director of Compassionate Care Pregnancy Center, with an $8,700 grant. Compassionate Care Pregnancy Center, at 1209 Quincy, is a Christian outreach ministry that reaches out to women in crisis pregnancy situations; presents God’s views of sexuality and…
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January 20, 2016 0

A Hospital Grant

Leslie Hackett, RN (left) chief nursing officer for Covenant Health Plainview, receives a check representing the first installment in a five-year, $25,000 grant from the Plainview Area Foundation from grant committee members Mark Warren, Roy Kiser and Corky Terrell. The grant is earmarked for the hospital Board Room portion of the $40 million renovation and…
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January 19, 2016 0

Xcel Energy gives $1,000 to Plainview Area Endowment

The Xcel Energy Foundation has given $1,000 to Plainview Area Endowment, which will use future earnings from the gift to support grant awards to community organizations. Friday’s grift from Xcel was a portion of $3,000 in current grants going to groups and organizations in area counties to help promote strong communities, according to John Tye,…
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August 1, 2015 0

Deadline for spring grant applications March 15

It’s no secret, they love to give, but the deadline to be on the receiving end is quickly approaching. On March 15, the Plainview Area Endowment will cut off application submissions for its 2015 spring grants. In 2014, the philanthropic group gave a whopping $26,350 in grants and scholarships to Hale County organizations. The foundation…
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March 10, 2015 0