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Insurance company donates $3,000 to HCF

Insurance company donates $3,000 to HCF

<p>Jayson Hanschu, middle, American Family Insurance agen­cy owner, gives Todd Jost, chair of Hillsboro Community Foundation, a check for $3,000. The check was awarded to HCF as a donation in honor of the company’s 90th anniversary. Others pictured include Cynthia Fleming, HCF director, far left; and Susan Schultz, far right, and Jan Hanschu, second from right, both American Family agents.Patty […]

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Wishes granted

Wishes granted

Mike Moran (left), Hillsboro Elementary School counselor, shakes hands with HCF board member Randy Whisenhunt during the grant presentation Jan. 26. The $1,000 grant will be used for the after-school program at HES. Hillsboro Community Found?a?tion board members presented grant checks totaling a record $18,300 Jan. 26 to 10 area organ?izations and programs serving Marion County children and families. The […]

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A beautiful thing

? The grants coming through the Hillsboro Community Foundation make a difference. It was striking to watch the Hillsboro Community Foundation distribute a record $16,900 to 11 area organizations and programs serving Marion County children and families. Of the total, $13,400 came through the Hillsboro Area Impact Fund; the remaining $3,500 came through the Kansas Health Foundation Fund. It?s clear […]

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Be sure to check your facts

I knew I should have checked with Brian Stucky to see if he was out of his ?Hal?lowed Hard?woods? books, which I mentioned in this column last week. I presumed they were out of print because of something I thought I heard seven years ago. As it turns out, books are still available at hallowedhardwoods.com and on Amazon or at […]

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Mystery business’ dominated local conversation

Mystery business’ dominated local conversation

The unsolicited prospect of a Fortune 500 ?mystery business? coming to Hills?boro ignited not only months-long speculation about the identity by concern, but ignited debates once the identity became clear. In between, city leaders and organizations took on a variety of significant initiatives that were challenging, too, but with far fewer challenges from the public. January After four years without […]

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Parental instincts

Parental instincts

Volunteer playground committee is seeing the fruit of their efforts on a substantial challenge. Every school welcomes the contributions of parent volunteers, but one group of Hillsboro Elemen?tary School parents has taken volunteerism to a whole new level. What started as a willingness to join a committee to plan fundraisers to pay for some play?ground improvements has turned into a […]

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Letters, November 19, 2014

Playground project a community effort I want to thank the Hills?boro Community Founda?tion and members of the Hillsboro United Methodist Church for their recent contributions to our playground improvement project at Hillsboro Elementary School. A group of HES parents began the work to improve the playground over a year ago by organizing several fundraising events, but with these recent contributions?financial […]

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HES playground project awarded $25,750 grant

The parent-led effort to renovate the playground at Hillsboro Elementary School took a big step forward last week with the announcement that Hillsboro Com?munity Foundation will be awarding a grant of $25,750 toward the project. The amount of the grant was a surprise for members of the HES site council committee that has set a goal of raising $150,000 to […]

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