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Grant applications available from Shenk foundation

BOSTON — The David J. Shenk Foundation has announced that applications for cash grants to not-for-profit town of Boston volunteer organizations are now available. Interested parties may obtain an application, by emailing a request for application to secretary Liz Fadale, The application must be returned by Friday, Sept. 6.

The foundation was established on July 6, 1993, to disburse monies to charitable and volunteer groups in the town of Boston. The foundation is funded by donations from David Shenk.

Previous community groups who have been awarded grants include: Boston Fire Company, Boston Emergency Squad, Boston Patriots Little League Football Team, Boston Holiday Lighting Committee, Southtowns Women’s Friendship Club, Boston Valley Elementary School, The Ten Lives Club, Boston Kazoo Bank, Boston Bear Cub Scouts, Boston Girl Scouts, Boston Historical Society, Boston Lions Club, Boston Meals on Wheels, Boston Senior Citizens, Boston Welcome Wagon, Boston Young at Heart Seniors, Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 491, Cub Scout Pack No. 391 and Lake Effect Harmony Chorus.

The board of directors includes Shenk, Polly Shenk and Fadale.

Grant awardees will be announced during September 2013. For more information, contact Fadale at 903-0394.


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