Community Fund announces recipients

WESTPORT-After having received a record number of applications, the Honeybee Community Fund has awarded two dozen grants during its spring funding cycle.

Recipients are: Businesses - Frances Olcott's Rocky Top Poultry in Moriah, Melinda Stone's Little Black Brook Farm in Wilmington for goat-milk soap, Willy-nilly Gardening for a composting project in Saranac Lake, Scott Sayward's Boquet River Jelly Mill in Willsboro, Full and By Farm in Essex for barn repair, Flower Designs by Tracey (Sayre), Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue, Pat (Dougan)'s Small Engine Repair in Westport, Tricia Hart Family Day Care (Westport) and Gay's Daycare (Elizabethtown) for playground safety surfaces; Educational - Grow with Us strawberry project at Moriah Central School, Depot Theatre's Apprentice Program Shakespeare in the Park, Pok-O-MacCready after-school programming, Willsboro Youth Commission for kayaking equipment, Little Peaks and Lakeside Preschools for scholarships and supplies, Adirondack Business Center Entrepreneur Specialized Training in Saranac Lake for scholarships; Community Projects - Third Age Adult Day Center of Elizabethtown Caregiver Relief project, Catholic Community of Moriah Food Pantry, Adirondack Wildlife in Wilmington for habitat for Pippin the red fox, Lake Placid/Wilmington Youth Coalition for a summer mural project, Exploring Nature teacher training scholarships, Whallonsburg Grange Hall for square dances, Ti Festival Guild's Arts Trek XXIX.

The Honeybee Community Fund offers grants of up to $1,000 to assist small businesses, farmers, not-for-profits, environmental and arts projects in Essex County.

For more information E-mail bzzwords@gmail.com or write to Honeybee Community Fund, PO Box 167, Westport, NY 12993.

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