The board of advisors of the Johnston County Community Foundation awarded grants totaling more than $36,000 to a variety of organizations July 8.

Grantees included:

  • Autism Society of NC. Inc. for 2014 Camp Royall Program Scholarships 
  • Ava Gardner Museum for the Ava Gardner Festival
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County, Inc. for their Johnston County Street SMART program
  • Harbor Incorporated for General Operating Support
  • Johnston County Animal Protection League, Inc. for their Low Cost Spay/Neuter Program
  • Johnston County Arts Council, Inc. for their Artists-in-the-Schools program
  • Johnston County Industries, Inc. for Personal Enrichment
  • Johnston County YMCA for their Summer Day Camp for Middle School Youth
  • Johnston County Youth Services, Inc. for General Operating Support
  • Johnston Health Foundation Education and Wellness Program for Cancer Patients at Johnston Health
  • Make A Wish Foundation of Eastern North Carolina, Inc. for Wish Granting in Johnston County
  • Me Fine Foundation for General Operating Support
  • Prevent Blindness NC for their Star Pupils program
  • Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield for their eBooks @ your library initiative 
  • Reach Out and Read for General Operating Support
  • Special Olympics NC, Inc. for support of Special Olympics in Johnston County

Photographed on the home page are: L-R: John Hobart, JCCF board member; Frankie Hobart and Darlene Williford with the Johnston County Arts Council; and former JCCF board member Carolyn Ennis. Mr. and Mrs. Hobart and Mrs. Ennis are both friends and leaders of the Arts Council as well as the Johnston County Community Foundation.

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