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Pancakes and payouts: foundation gives out awards

Seniors, kids, and readers were all winners Saturday when Peabody Community Foundation handed out $10,864 to community organizations during its annual Pancake Day at Peabody Senior Center.

  • Peabody Senior Citizens Center received $3,619 for an ADA-compliant automatic front door.
  • USD 398 received $4,145 for playgrounds at the elementary school, Warrior Recycling Program, Middle School Rewards Program, and the Student Assistance Fund.
  • Peabody Boy Scouts were awarded $1,000 for new uniforms and scholarships to Cornhusker Scout Ranch in Du Bois, Nebraska.
  • Peabody Township Library received $900 to upgrade and add seating in the Ann Potter Room.
  • The city of Peabody received $700 to buy chairs and lounges for the City pool.
  • Circles of Marion County‚Äôs Families and Communities Together program received $500 to continue to raise awareness of poverty in the community.

Over 135 people attended the pancake feed, raising more than $4,000 for ongoing work and future grants.

Board chairman N.M. Patton recognized outgoing board members Brad Nightengale and Jim Preheim.

Last modified Feb. 9, 2017