January 6th, 2019

McKnight-Brown Academic Scholarship Endowment Honors Family’s Deep Roots in the Kickapoo Valley

Steven L. Brown would likely be quite surprised and honored if he were to return to Gays Mills today to find that his great-grandson, Dr. Brian McKnight, chose to honor the family’s heritage by endowing the McKnight-Brown Academic Scholarship at North Crawford High School, through the North Crawford Community Education Foundation.

Brian McKnight

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January 18th, 2018

Nominations Invited for 2018 Crawford County Leadership Awards

Nominations are invited for the 8th Annual Crawford County Leadership Awards. Sponsored by the Crawford County Community Fund, the program recognizes individuals, organizations or businesses that have helped make Crawford County a better place to live, work and play. Anyone may make a nomination; self-nominations are welcome.

2017 Crawford County Community Fund Leadership Award […]

June 26th, 2017

North Crawford Community Education Foundation Presents Scholarships

2017 NCCEF Scholarship Recipients. Front row (Left to right): Jordan Finnell, Matilyn Barr, Maggie Schellhorn, Tyler Martin, Mary Jo Cody, and Christian Collins Back row (left to right): North Crawford Community Education Foundation Advisory Board Members Chuck Bolstad, Ann Everson, Vickie Stephenson, Rick Busch, Dan Everson, Joe Friar, Margaret Davidson, Harry Heisz and Karen […]

October 21st, 2016

North Crawford Community Education Foundation Established

It’s highly likely that you’ve heard the famous Margaret Mead quote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

That quote most assuredly describes the work of the newly formed North Crawford Community Education Foundation advisory board. This very dedicated and […]

June 8th, 2015

Crawford County Community Fund Announces 2015 Sponsors of Crawford Markets Care Program

Food pantries in Crawford County will participate again this year in the Crawford Markets Care Program. Designed for pantry clients, the program provides coupons that can be used to buy fresh locally grown and/or produced food at the Farmers Markets in Crawford County. Since 2009, clients have redeemed coupons totaling $14,635.

Sharon Murphy, chair of […]