The Snowshoe Foundation recently awarded almost $93,000 to nonprofit organizations in Pocahontas, Randolph, and Webster counties as part of the grant/scholarship program to support community endeavors, said Lauren Huber of the Snowshoe Foundation Inc.
The Higher Education Scholarships process will be awarded in April 2012 with $27,000 available for local students. Scholarship applications will be available in late February.
The Snowshoe Foundation is dedicated to the financial support of local community organizations whose activities provide benefits to the people of Pocahontas, Randolph and Webster counties. Pocahontas received $49,973.23; Randolph received $33,006.80; and Webster received $10,000.
The recipients included: Green Bank Middle School, Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps, Boy Scouts Troop 33, Snowshoe Ski Team Parents Association, Humane Society of Pocahontas County, High Rocks, Pocahontas County Family Resource, Pocahontas County High School, Pocahontas Episcopal Ministries, Pocahontas County Arts Council, Huntersville Historical Traditions, Pocahontas County Search and Rescue, Pocahontas Center Auxiliary, Pocahontas County Prevention Coalition, Green Bank Elementary/Middle School, Child and Youth Advocacy Center, Pocahontas County High School Music Department, Hillsboro Elementary School, The Old Brick Playhouse, Pocahontas County Little League, Pocahontas County Opera House, Shavers Fork Fire Rescue, Marlinton Elementary School, Pocahontas County Senior Citizens Inc., Tygart Valley Middle School, George Ward Elementary School, Third Ward Elementary School, Valley Head Fire Department, Tygart Valley Community Library, Randolph County YMCA, Beverly Elementary School, Elkins Middle School, Allohak Council Boy Scouts, Elkins High School, Davis Health Center- Type 2 Diabetes, Tygarts Valley Middle School, Boy Scouts Pack 218, Webster County Family Resource Network, and the town of Addison.
Additional information is available at www.snowshoefoundation.com.