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The Shallow Ford Foundation has been fortunate to work with generous individuals and organizations who want to truly impact the lives of students of all ages. In part two of this series, we will look at how two local organizations are making mentoring connections with students, including an opportunity for new mentors to step forward in the coming months.View Article
When we think of a “mentor,” we might think back to that high school or college educator who taught us more than historical dates and scientific facts. We might think of a coach providing motivation or a fellow church member offering formative advice. A mentor can come in many forms.View Article
Yadkin County Rescue Squad & EMS, Inc. has a new, more powerful motor for river rescues. This 30 horsepower Mercury outboard motor recently arrived and was purchased using their 2021 Shore Community Grant. The more powerful engine will allow them to travel upstream to closer take-out points and more quickly reach those in need of water rescue.View Article
The Shallow Ford Foundation (formerly The Clemmons Community Foundation) announces three scholarship recipients this week. Julia Grossnickle and Megan Putnam, both graduates of West Forsyth High School, were awarded Thad and Mary Bingham Education Assistance Awards for Graduating Seniors. Shamonni Graham, from Oak Grove High School, was awarded the Clarence “Big House” Gaines Reynolda Rotary College Assistance Scholarship.View Article
Memory of former Yadkin Center director honored with scholarship. The Shallow Ford Foundation (formerly The Clemmons Community Foundation) has awarded the first Wayne C. Matthews Continuing Education Award to Tyler Church of Jonesville.View Article
The Clemmons Community Foundation has announced it will be changing its name to the Shallow Ford Foundation, effective July 1. The new name is inspired by a historically-renowned shallow location on the Yadkin River that was used to cross the river between Forsyth and Yadkin counties. The name better reflects the broader geography served by the foundation, honors the area’s heritage, and reflects the foundation’s mission of connecting community and local philanthropy to achieve lasting outcomes.View Article
The Clemmons Community Foundation announced three scholarship recipients this week. Adia Redfearn, recipient of The Salem Glen College Assistance Program in memory of Richard ‘Dick’ Bunker. Kaliyah Fryer, recipient of the The Mary Elizabeth Dodson Conrad Scholarship. Melissa Celedon-Garcia, recipient of the The Mary Elizabeth Dodson Conrad Scholarship.View Article