Estate Planning Seminar: Wills, Trusts, and Power of Attorney Documents

Update: This event is over. The original version of this post follows: On Thursday, July 21, 2016, K-State Research and Extension Wildcat District, MWA Financial Services, and the Girard Area Community Foundation are hosting an estate-planning seminar for local residents. The seminar is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Girard Civic Center, … Continue reading →

Let’s Celebrate Girard Teachers!

assorted fruits on brown woven basket

Update: This event is over. The original version of this post follows: The Girard Community Foundation will host a community Teacher Appreciation Day on April 15th, 2016, at 11:30. The Foundation would like to invite parents and the community to donate desserts to the school your child attends. We want to thank our school district … Continue reading →

WATCH: Our DWOHS 2015 Winners!

The champions of the 2015 Dancing With Our Hometown Stars competition were Jason Lehman and Kelsey Vinze! Of course, all the couples were winners and had top-notch routines! Shireman was full, and tickets sold out thanks to everyone who came out and enjoyed a great evening of fun and laughter. Thanks to all the hard-working … Continue reading →

GACF Awards Over $18,000 to Local Nonprofits!

The Girard Area Community Foundation was pleased to award over $18,000 to 12 local organizations at its annual grant reception for 2015. 2015 GACF Competitive-Grant Recipients This year’s grants went to the following organizations for the following projects: Congratulations to this year’s grantees, and thank you for what you do to improve the Girard area! … Continue reading →

PHOTOS: GACF Charity Auction 2015

We hosted a charity auction on Saturday, October 31, at which we raised $4,000 to help build GACF’s endowment! Thank you to everyone who participated! Enjoy these photos!

GACF Auction and Fundraiser Announced

Update: This event has ended. Thank you to everyone who participated, helping us raise $4,000! The original version of this post follows: On Saturday, October 31, 2015, GACF is hosting a sports memorabilia and art auction at Parrot Bey in Pittsburg, 408 N. Locust St. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m. after the PSU-Missouri … Continue reading →

Join Us For the GACF 2015 Co-Ed Softball Tournament in Walnut!

Hello, softball enthusiasts and community supporters! We’re thrilled to announce the upcoming GACF 2015 Co-Ed Softball Tournament, set to take place on Saturday, September 19, 2015, in Walnut. This event promises to be a fun-filled day of sportsmanship, camaraderie, and, most importantly, a fantastic opportunity for local businesses and individuals to make a meaningful impact … Continue reading →

2015 GACF Grant Applications Now Available! [Update: Closed]

Update: Applications for the 2015 GACF grant cycle were due August 30, 2015, and are no longer being accepted. The original version of this post follows: The Girard Area Community Foundation announces the 2015 grant cycle. The Foundation will begin accepting applications on August 1, 2015 from local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and public institutions for … Continue reading →

You’re invited to the 2015 GACF Garden Tour! [Update: Event Over]

Update: This event has ended. Thank you to everyone who participated! The original version of this post follows: Welcome to the Girard garden tour! We hope you enjoy the first-ever Girard Garden Tour! You are welcome to visit the featured gardens in any order. Garden Tour ticket proceeds will go to the Girard Area Community … Continue reading →