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Government Makes It Easier to Be Charitable

EDITORIAL: “Government Makes It Easier to Be Charitable” by Christian Maher The primary purpose of the recently authorized Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 is to “bailout” the troubled financial services industry. It will take time for the effect on the economy to be known. However, one small provision of…...

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Endowment Benefits Seven Organizations

A $100,000 bequest from the estate of Myrtle E. Offi of Meadville has been used to establish a charitable endowment with the Crawford Heritage Foundation. The Myrtle E. Offi Fund will pay an annual benefit to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Center for Family Services, Inc., Crawford County…...

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Endowment Honors George S. DeArment

The United Way of Western Crawford County has established an organizational endowment in honor of former Channellock president, George S. DeArment. A charitable remainder trust established by Mr. DeArment in 1989 recently came to term and money from the trust was used to start the endowment. “George DeArment was a…...

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Saegertown Couple Establish Scholarship

Some exceptional high school seniors from the Saegertown area will find it easier to pay for college thanks to the generosity of Evelyn and Chalmer Jordan. A gift of $250,000 to the Crawford Heritage Foundation established the Evelyn and Chalmer Jordan Scholarship Fund. Each and every year, forever, a percentage…...

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Foundation Awards $8,000 In Grants

The Board of Directors of the Crawford Heritage Foundation has approved discretionary grant awards totaling more than $8,997. Grants are made county-wide from the Crawford Heritage Foundation Unrestricted Fund and Ben Franklin Trust, in the Titusville area from the Fred Lintner Fund and from the Bernadene R. and John B.…...

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MARC Establishes Endowment

An organizational endowment has been established with the Crawford Heritage Foundation to benefit the Meadville Area Recreation Complex (MARC). It will help the MARC to continue to provide superior exercise and leisure activities for the people of the greater Meadville area. The MARC operates the George S. DeArment Ice Arena,…...

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EDITORIAL: “Charitable Giving – Meadville Tribune” by Christian Maher

Amen and Alleluia! Jennifer Franz’s [Meadville Tribune] column from Friday, October 21 preached to the choir of ethical and caring nonprofit staff people. I’ve received address labels and even dollar bills from organizations attempting to raise money. It is shameful when “charities” use lazy or questionable means to get a…...

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