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Daviess Co. Community Foundation Holds Annual Banquet

The Daviess County Community Foundation last night held its annual banquet and awards ceremony.

The Foundation this year gave out just over $307,000 in grants including $147,606  in discretionary funding.

Among the 30 organizations receiving grants were the Odon Police Department for in-car cameras, Washington city police for body armor, North, Griffith and Washington High Schools, the Daviess County YMCA, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Carnegie Public Library, the cub scouts and West Boggs Park. 

With this years funding, the Foundation has now given out over 4 million dollars in its 20 year history.

Also Linda Myers was given the Horizon Award for 2013. 

Former Lt. Governor Becky Skillman was the keynote speaker.

Skillman discussed the Radius Indiana project which serves Daviess and 7 other counties with economic development planning and assistance.