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April 8, 2014

Plum Creek Helps Dream Adaptive Recreation Expand ‘Ski Shack’

COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. – A $3,000 grant from Plum Creek Foundation will put volunteers to work enlarging the Dream Adaptive Recreation Inc. “Ski Shack” at Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort.   Dream Adaptive Recreation provides year-round outdoor recreational opportunities for people with disabilities. The organization has outgrown its 16- by 16-foot building, used for storing adaptive ski equ... Read More

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February 24, 2014

Delta Animal Shelter Receives $3,000 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

ESCANABA, Mich.--Feb. 24, 2014--The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $3,000 grant to the Delta Animal Shelter to help fund the construction of a new shelter facility in Delta County. The Delta Animal Shelter provides direct medical care, housing and food for more than 1,200 stray animals in the community each year. In 2012, the shelter found homes for 831 animals and returned 20... Read More

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February 24, 2014

Westboro Public Library Receives $2,125 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

TOMAHAWK, Wis.--Feb. 24, 2014--The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $2,125 grant to Westboro Public Library. The grant will fund the library’s “Computer Upgrade Program,” which will enhance digital learning with upgraded technology for library patrons. The program will address the need for new computers, as the library’s current technology is outdated and slow. The library will ... Read More

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February 20, 2014

4ALL Incorporated Receives $1,000 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

ESCANABA , Mich.--Feb. 20, 2014--The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $1,000 grant to 4ALL Incorporated. The grant will fund the purchase and delivery of firewood needed for the organization’s experiential education programs and ceremonies in Rapid River. 4ALL hosts events and programs to help guests develop communication and leadership skills. The events focus around a sacred f... Read More

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February 19, 2014

Rhinelander Area Food Pantry Receives $3,000 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

TOMAHAWK, Wis.--Feb. 19, 2014--The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $3,000 grant to Rhinelander Area Food Pantry, Inc. (RAFP) to help fund the purchase of a new building for the food pantry. The RAFP provides food for approximately 1,350 community members each month. The pantry also supplies a backpack of food for nearly 180 children each weekend during the school year via its W... Read More

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February 10, 2014

Plum Creek Grant Promotes Community-Watershed Connection

Missoula, Mont.--Feb. 10, 2014--People who want to make a difference in their watershed can join Clark Fork Coalition’s (CFC) “Volunteer River Corps” to protect clean water and restore stream health through a variety of year-round activities. A $1,000 grant from the Plum Creek Foundation will help keep the Corps outfitted with equipment and gear and will support its efforts to connect t... Read More

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February 3, 2014

Adams County Historical Society Receives $3,000 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

TOMAHAWK, Wis.--Feb. 3, 2014--The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $3,000 grant to the Adams County Historical Society to help fund the “Heritage Center Second Story Restoration Program,” which will restore the second floor of the historic Adams County Heritage Center at 311 Main Street in Friendship. The restoration will provide space to house archival research, display histori... Read More

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January 9, 2014

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine Receives $1,000 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

FAIRFIELD, Maine--Jan. 9, 2014--The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $1,000 grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine to help fund the organization’s school-based mentoring program, which matches high school and college students with “littles” to promote healthy relationships. Mentors are paired with children between the ages of five and 14. They help with schoolwork, play ... Read More

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January 7, 2014

Gulf of Maine Research Institute Receives $5,000 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

FAIRFIELD, Maine--Jan. 7, 2014--The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) to help fund LabVenture!, an immersive and hands-on science education program for Maine’s middle school students. The students visit the research facility to take part in a variety of interactive science activities ranging from using microscopes and me... Read More

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December 30, 2013

Town of Madison Park & Playground Committee Receives $5,000 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

BINGHAM, Maine--Dec. 30, 2013--The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Town of Madison Park & Playground Committee to help fund the Maine Street Park project. The project successfully built a centrally located park for the town’s 5,000 residents. According to Tim Curtis, developer, the 20,000 square-foot park includes playground equipment, benches, picnic tables... Read More

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