Rockingham County Community Foundation awards local grants

Rockingham County Community Foundation board members joined Dan River Basin Grant Program grant recipients and Duke Energy representative Janet Silvers for a photo after grant awards and a reception at Rockingham Community College. RCC President Dr. Mark Kinlaw (not pictured) welcomed the group. The board awarded more than $144,000 of the $250,000 grant from Duke Energy. A second round of grants will be held in early 2017. Board members pictured are: Robbie Citty, Mike Fargis, Janice Tate, Dixie Penn, Flavel Collins, Micky Silvers and Board President Ben Tucker.

Grant recipients are:

  • City of Eden
  • Dan River Basin Association
  • Eden Downtown Development, Inc.
  • Fine Arts Festival Association of Rockingham County
  • Rockingham County Historical Society Museum and Archives
  • Rockingham County Tourism Development Authority
  • Town of Mayodan
  • Town of Stoneville