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Events Flourish with All Forms of Volunteerism

Recently I had the pleasure of assisting a gentleman who was working to revive an event in our community that had lost its national funding.  Coming down from Washington, he was only able to spend 1 day in Prineville putting … Continue reading

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Heat Related Weather Awareness and Warning signs and symptoms of heat-related illness

This information was provided by Crook County Health and Human Services. Crook County Public Health & Human Services Department wants to increase awareness and remind everyone about heat related events in and around our county.  The weather forecast indicates the … Continue reading

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Get Out Those Dancing Shoes!

One of our community’s favorite events is ready to launch – the Picnic in the Park (PIP) concert series.  For 14 years this program, produced by the Crook County Foundation, has brought a variety of bands and individual musicians to … Continue reading

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Wishing the Future of our Community an Inspiring Journey

As the incoming Executive Director of the Crook County Foundation, I was excited to participate in our scholarship determination process my first week on the job.  I have been involved with scholarship granting before, but it is always interesting to … Continue reading

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Get your move on…

What do clovers, pots of gold, costumes, parades, fun, walking, running, teeth and taxi’s all have in common?  Well, the Prineville Paddy Pint Run of course! The Prineville Paddy Pint Run is an annual walk/run event hosted on St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

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The economy of giving…

How can we measure the Crook County Foundations impact on our community in terms of economy?   First lets define economy.  According to the Webster dictionary economy is defined as: the wealth and resources of a country or region, especially … Continue reading

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It takes a village…

You may have heard it said, “it takes a village to…” that is certainly true for many things including: seeing dreams realized, citizens engaged, lives enriched, and our community strengthened. These are the pillars of focus for the Crook County … Continue reading

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