Blog > September, 2016


Funding a Creative Education

The school year is now in full swing!  Fall sports are already mid-season, special classroom projects are underway, and the first 9 weeks have quickly come and gone.  As we look ahead to the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year, we can look forward to more fun and creative programs and projects.   Special project  … Read more

Community Foundations throughout the State of Indiana

This weekend is yet another exciting weekend in Rush County:  the bicentennial torch will pass through Rush County as part of a commemorative tour to celebrate Indiana’s 200th birthday!  As we celebrate the state at a local-level this weekend, it seems an appropriate time to review the state-wide network of community foundations.   Before diving  … Read more

Celebrating our Contributions

Rush Fest weekend is here, commemorating our wonderful community’s heritage and pride.  The third weekend in September has long served as a reminder of our county’s rich past, showcased through a weekend full of fun events representing Rush County’s history and the people and service that comprise our community organizations.  As Rush County’s past and  … Read more

A New Season of Giving

Labor Day has quickly come and gone, ushering us into shorter days, changing leaves, cooler temperatures, and harvest season.  The transition to this new season brings new joys and opportunities, particularly for our local farm families.   For those farm families seeking opportunities to benefit our community AND maximize tax benefits, consider gifting grain to  … Read more

Rush County’s Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

School is officially back in session!  The now-shorter evenings filled with homework, club meetings, and sports practices have returned, and for some of our community’s high school seniors, college and scholarship research and applications has already begun.   It’s hard to believe that, only one month into the schoolyear, it’s time for our high school  … Read more