April 26th, 2017

Excellence in Education Grants Awarded at Belmont Schools

From left: Kim Schmelz, representing the Belmont Excellence in Education Advisory Board, presented grants to Liz Weittenhiller, Dee McConnell, Troy Updike and Nik Werner

Four projects that will enhance and supplement initiatives in classrooms in the Belmont Schools received grant funding from the Belmont Excellence in Education Endowment Fund.

Kim Schmelz, advisory board member […]

November 21st, 2016

New Glarus Awards more than $22,000 in Grants

Since its inception in 1996 the New Glarus Community Fund and New Glarus Excellence in Education Fund has awarded more than $282,000 in grants to area organizations. At a recent reception at the New Glarus Hotel over $22,300 was awarded to the following organizations:

New Glarus Community Fund:

New Glarus EMS – Siren Amplifier

New […]

June 1st, 2016

Scholarships Presented in Belmont

The Belmont Excellence in Education and Scholarship Endowment Funds advisory board presented four scholarships at the recent Senior Awards Night held at Belmont High School.

Jeff Mester, Joyce Mester, Jonathon Bahr, Hubie Mester

Jeff Mester joined his grandparents, Hubie and Joyce Mester, to present the 2nd annual Hubert & Joyce Mester Family Endowed Scholarship […]

September 3rd, 2015

5K Fun Run/Walk in Belmont, Sept 18

Route Map

The Belmont School Funds advisory board will host a 5K Fun Run/Walk on Friday evening, September 18, 2015. This inaugural event is being held in conjunction with the 101st Annual Belmont School Fair.

The site of the start of this new event is Bond Park, Park Street, Belmont. On-site registration will begin […]

July 14th, 2015

Hillsboro EIE Premiere’s People-Powered Tractor Pull

Submitted/written by Bob Potter, Hillsboro EIE Advisory Board Member

2015 WINNERS of the People Powered Tractor Pull: the Hillsboro Boys pulling a 8150 lb tractor the length of our track in 22.72 seconds! Second place went to the Royall boys with a pull in 24.99 seconds.

The world premiere of the “Hillsboro People-Powered Tractor […]