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Event Features 38 Grants to Area Charities

Celebrating the distribution of over $17 million in grants to the community in 20 years are:  J. T. Boseman, Dean Woods, Cindy Kibler, Jeff Roberts, Jane Mudd, Robert Rainey, Dennis Burt and Lujack Orr. Foothills Community Foundation hosted a grant distribution event at the Ramer-Stringer-Rainey House on the campus of Anderson University on October 10th.…

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Hughes Awarded Scholarship

Hannah Noel Hughes has been selected to receive the Altrusa Scholarship in memory of Beth Park.   Hannah is a 2019 graduate of T. L. Hanna High School where she was a member of the ASTRA Club, Interact Club, Student Council, BETA Club and National Honor Society.  She attended Palmetto Girls State and was a…

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The Sunflowers are Coming!

The Sol Flowers Fund kicked off their annual sunflower fundraiser on June 13th with a celebration in the field off of Bradley Road near Anderson. Guests enjoyed barbeque from Fosters Main Events and live music by the Tailgate Homeboys. Danielle and Jeff Roberts previewed the crop of sunflowers and told everyone to expect the blooms…

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Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipient

Pictured left to right are: Dee Watkins, Jane Mudd, Lujack Orr, Ashley Heard and Coach Bobby Holden   Foothills Community Foundation is pleased to present the 2019 Anderson Country Club Dee Watkins Endowed Scholarship to Ashley Heard.  Miss Heard, a T. L. Hanna High School graduate, excelled as a varsity golfer, cheerleader and softball player…

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The Big Reveal!

Community collaborators celebrated the unveiling of Textile Point “Under the Bridge” in downtown Anderson Thursday, May 9, 2019. Anderson Mayor Terence Roberts welcomed guests and applauded the community’s willingness to work together to achieve collaborative goals. Scott Foster of Anderson designed the clock tower honoring Anderson’s textile heritage, funded by partners from tba (To Benefit…

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Roberts Honored by Foundation

 Dr. Theresa G. Knoepp, Danielle K. Roberts and Dr. Marshall L. Meadors, III Foothills Community Foundation honored Danielle K. Roberts as the 2018 recipient of the Robert M. Rainey Philanthropy Award at a luncheon on March 10 at Anderson University.  The award is named for Robert Rainey, who served the Foundation as president from 2001…

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Santa Rides In!

The Brighter Christmas Fund can depend upon the Anderson Toy Parade to ride into town, brighten faces and lift spirits in our community every Christmas. Robert Fagg and fellow members of his motorcycle club presented a check to Dean Woods and members of the Brighter Christmas Fund Board on December 15th in the amount of…

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