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41 groups receive Riverboat Foundation grants

On Wednesday, the Washington County Riverboat Foundation presented 41 grants to area groups for projects being done in the community for a total of $1,006,168.

Receiving grants during this cycle were: Mid-Prairie Community Schools, Wait Till You CNC, $26,340; 4C’s Child Care, developmental screening, $3,898; Lone Tree Community Schools, virtual reality lab, $6,750; Hawkeye Area Boy Scouts, Scout Reach, $5,000; ChildServe Foundation, therapy equipment, $8,000; Highland Community Schools, elementary security upgrade, $20,000; Washington Area Soccer, player benches, $8,000; Columbus Roundy PTO, playground upgrade, $44,673; City of Wellman, skate replacement, $16,160; Washington Community Schools, 1:1 technology K-2, $36,959; WCDC, Gimme Shelter, $29,757; Shelter House, furnishings and equipment, $25,000; City of Kalona, community center flooring, $20,000; WACO Community Schools, STEAM Lab, $31,025; Washington Library, technology upgrade, $28,000; Dutch Creek Township, cemetery restoration, $8,000; Richland Public Library, windows and doors, $9,310; Keota Community Schools, computer lab update, $38,595; Washington Area Amateur Radio Club, equipment and trailer, $17,834; Mid-Prairie Community Schools, entrance message sign, $24,279; Henry County Sheriff’s Office, ballistic equipment, $7,121; Community Foundation of Washington County, planning retreat, $1,755; Sigourney Fire Rescue Association, high pressure air bags, $6,030; Keota Fire Department, breathing apparatus, $21,837; Louisa County Ambulance, LCA Lifepak 15, $5,000; City of Hedrick, LUCAS Device, $9,903; City of South English, LUCAS Device, $9,903; City of Keswick, LUCAS Device, $9,903; City of Keota, LUCAS Device, $9,903; City of What Cheer, LUCAS Device, $9,903; Wellman Fire Department, disaster preparedness, $18,800; Families Helping Families, shoe voucher program, $12,000; Highland Community Schools, kitchen upgrade, $27,000; Crisis Center of Johnson County, suicide prevention, $2,500; Mt. Pleasant Community School Foundation, pickleball court, $20,000; Prospect Meadows, Miracle Field playing surface, $56,491; Brighton Chamber of Commerce, Freedom Rock, $57,780; Washington Music Boosters, instrument replacement, $36,208; Washington County Conservation, education center display, $65,125; Washington County Hospital Foundation, safety and beautification, $76,426; and Friends of Lake Darling, $135,000.