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Annual Norfleet Open Bill Shockley Memorial Golf Tournament

Dear Players, Sponsors, and Supporters: As we prepare for our Annual Norfleet Open Bill Shockley Memorial Golf Tournament, I am so proud to mark our 39th year supporting the fight against cancer. Many of you have sponsored, played, or supported our continuing effort to keep our friend Bill Shockley’s memory alive through this tournament. We […]

2021 Current College Scholarship Recipients

2021 Current College Scholarship Recipients  The Henry County Community Foundation awarded $265,750 to current college students and those seeking higher education certification. Winners are listed below according to the scholarship they received. Hinsey Brown Scholarship- Jonathon Urwin Mary Lovely Brumback Scholarship- Zoie Prince William F. Byrket Scholarship- Carly Allen, Austin Bronnenberg, Georgia Coffman, Delaney Dye, […]

Meet Our Intern, Rachel Snavely 

Henry County has always been home to me. As a student of Blue River Valley High School I participated as an athlete, an honors student, and a volunteer. These roles provided opportunities for me to be involved in projects that benefitted my school and local organizations. Currently, I am a senior at Ball State University […]

Let’s Get Central Indiana READI!

Henry County is partnering with six other counties through the East Central Indiana Regional Partnership (ECIRP) to create a Regional Development Plan (RDP) and request up to $50 million from the state of Indiana READI initiative. All are invited to submit projects and programs that, when implemented, will remove barriers to growth and advance economic […]

Congratulations to the 2021 Scholarship Winners!

The Henry County Community Foundation would like to congratulate the 2021 scholarship winners! All of our scholarships were created by generous donors who support further educational opportunities for students in Henry County. Each year our scholarship recipients are selected by committees of nearly 100 volunteers from all over the county.   2021 Blue River Valley […]

Community Grants through the Choose Henry Flex Fund

Henry County Community Foundation Awards over $191,000 in Community Grants through the Choose Henry Flex Fund The Henry County Community Foundation (HCCF) board of directors has awarded over $191,000 to 27 organizations serving Henry County residents.  The purpose of these grants is to assist local nonprofits to promote and support social services, arts and culture, […]

Shenandoah High School Teacher, Michelle Fries, Recognized for Excellence in Teaching

Michelle Fries, Mathematics Teacher at Shenandoah High School, is the recipient of the 2021 Teacher Excellence Award.  Fries was awarded a certificate of recognition on May 5, 2021 from the Henry County Community Foundation. Fries was nominated by three of her students, who all spoke highly of her outstanding commitment to their education that embodies […]

One Day with a Great Teacher by Amber Estelle

I’ll never forget the day my whole class ate mini chocolate cakes in kindergarten. That week in school, our teacher had presented us with a new idea. She asked the class if we would be able to work on this concept. The response was a resounding, “Piece of cake!” A popular phrase at that time, […]

Board Members Look Forward to the Future for Henry County

As a lifelong, committed resident of Henry County, Susan Falck-Neal is eager to serve as board chair for the Henry County Community Foundation. Though she isn’t new to the Foundation, as she has served on and off the board since 2005, Susan has seen the results of projects both large and small that the foundation […]

Meet Our Executive Assistant and Accounting Clerk, Toni Earl

I am extremely happy to join the team with Henry County Community Foundation.  I have a servant’s heart and value being a part of the greater good. I value the personal satisfaction that comes from working with nonprofits and collaborating with people who are compelled to “be the difference you want to see in the […]