Local News

June 2, 2015

$4,500 Plum Creek Grant Helps Preserve History of Forestry

MISSOULA, Mont. – A $4,500 Plum Creek Foundation grant will help the Society of American Foresters continue to preserve the proud historical legacy of the timber industry in Montana. The award-winning SAF Forestry Interpretive Area, started in 1982, is located at the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula, where the grant will be used for an addition to a display shed, interpretive signs and r... Read More

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May 29, 2015

Northwest Region High School Students Receive Plum Creek Scholarships

This May, Plum Creek awarded scholarships to 37 high school students in the Northwest region. Plum Creek annually awards scholarships to exemplary high school students who plan to continue their education after graduation. Students are recognized based on their academic achievements, participation in school and community activities and overall achievement in their high school careers. Northwes... Read More

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May 29, 2015

Southern Region High School Students Receive Plum Creek Scholarships

This May, Plum Creek awarded scholarships to 62 high school students in the South. Plum Creek annually awards scholarships to exemplary high school students who plan to continue their education after graduation. Students are recognized based on their academic achievements, participation in school and community activities and overall achievement in their high school careers. Award recipients in... Read More

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May 29, 2015

Northeast Region High School Students Receive Plum Creek Scholarships

This May, Plum Creek awarded scholarships to 29 high school students in the Northeast. Plum Creek annually awards scholarships to exemplary high school students who plan to continue their education after graduation. Students are recognized based on their academic achievements, participation in school and community activities and overall achievement in their high school careers. Northeast award... Read More

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May 29, 2015

Lake States High School Students Receive Plum Creek Scholarships

This May, Plum Creek awarded scholarships to nine high school students in the Lake States. Plum Creek annually awards scholarships to exemplary high school students who plan to continue their education after graduation. Students are recognized based on their academic achievements, participation in school and community activities and overall achievement in their high school careers. Award recip... Read More

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May 4, 2015

Simple Kindness for Youth Receives $3,000

L’ANSE, Mich. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $3,000 grant to Simple Kindness for Youth to help fund grants for local students in need. Simple Kindness for Youth works with teachers in Baraga, Houghton and Keweenaw counties to provide $150 grants to local students to help fund the cost of clothing, sports equipment, books, travel for academic competitions and more. According... Read More

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April 29, 2015

Delta County Cancer Alliance Receives $2,000

ESCANABA, Mich. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 grant to the Delta County Cancer Alliance to help fund upgrades to the organization’s office. Delta County Cancer Alliance is run entirely by volunteers and provides financial aid, transportation, equipment and other services to cancer patients in the community. According to Cheri Severinsen, president, the office need... Read More

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April 29, 2015

Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Receives $1,000

FAIRFIELD, Maine – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $1,000 grant to the University of Maine’s Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center to help fund the organization’s 2015 Maine NEW Leadership Program. The Maine NEW Leadership Program is a free, six-day, nonpartisan residential leadership program for 28 undergraduate college women. The program is designed to educate and inspire the n... Read More

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April 23, 2015

Robots to Come to Glacier High, Thanks to a Plum Creek Grant

KALISPELL, Mont. –  In support of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instruction at Glacier High School, the Plum Creek Foundation is contributing a $5,458 grant for the purchase of kits to build robots. The Glacier High School Technology Student Association (TSA) will use the grant to acquire VEX Robotics components so that more students can participate in hands-on a... Read More

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April 23, 2015

Plum Creek Grant Helps Theater Company Add More Space

KALISPELL, Mont. – The Plum Creek Foundation has contributed $3,500 to the Whitefish Theatre Company’s I.A. O'Shaughnessy Center Capital Campaign to add rehearsal and storage space to its signature building in downtown Whitefish. “For the past 15 years, the center has been the ‘front porch’ of Whitefish, welcoming new members to the community, attracting tourists, introducing children to t... Read More

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