Blog Entries - 2016

The Hamilton Community Foundation - A Great Idea from 65 Years Ago

November 10, 2016

In the early 1950s, Hamilton’s mayor was William Beckett, city residents enjoyed several glorious parades a year and movies were shown at five theaters in town. After graduating from Hamilton High, Hamilton

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Harry T. Wilks Hamilton Celebrates Education

November 7, 2016

Excitement was in the air at the 14th Hamilton Celebrates Education event in October, as educators were honored and their winning grant projects were highlighted.  Thirteen teachers were nominated for the Educator

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Coming together through Experience!

September 13, 2016

The Experience Fund was recently created at the Hamilton Community Foundation to help encourage positive experiences for the children of the Boys and Girls Club of Hamilton. Started by Hamilton residents Bret and

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Street Spark adds McCloskey Mural

August 17, 2016

The new mural Second Street was dedicated in August, and lead artist Steve Smith spoke about it as a tribute to native Hamilton son and children's author Robert McCloskey.  The mural on B street is part

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Youth Philanthropy Committee grants to backpack program

August 8, 2016

The Hamilton Community Foundation's Youth Philanthropy Committee recently made a $5,000 grant to help area families with school supplies.  The grant helped the fill  backpacks with school supplies,

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Foundation Adds Impact to BTW Community Center

July 19, 2016

The Foundation granted $100,000 this year to Great Miami Valley YMCA for continued operations at the Booker T. Washington Community Center (BTW).  Nearly 100 youngsters use the BTW Center daily.  Under the

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