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Planning Ahead: Appalachian Scholarship Fund

We recently wrapped up the work of our scholarship program for this year. It was great to get our feet wet with this program, and as a relatively newly formed organization we are excited to learn from our initial effort and look for ways to improve to help many more...

Special Thanks

Special thanks to our artist of the month, Belinda Anderson, and congratulations to our first recipient of the Appalachian Scholarship Fund Award. Also, special thanks to those local business leaders that shared in our vision and sponsored that program. Some new...

Appalachian Scholarship Fund

As the school year comes to a close we would like to thank those regional businesses that generously donated and sponsored our efforts to establish the Appalachian Scholarship Fund.  Without their leadership and vision this project would have not come to fruition so...

Streaming Appalachia

The Foundation For Appalachian Advancement recently took steps to begin the long process of bringing a long planned project, Appalachia Streaming, to fruition.  Appalachia Streaming is a planned project that will use video and digital media in the effort to promote...

Happy New Year!

We hope you had a great Christmas and New Year!  We are excited to welcome 2016 and look forward to our continued work throughout Appalachia. Special thanks to Victoria Fletcher for being our Artist of the Month!  Also, thanks to those of you that have donated to our...

New foundation seeks to promote Appalachia

THE FOUNDATION for Appalachian Advancement, a Virginia-based organization, is now registered in Ohio, and director J.C. Schweingrouber said steps are being taken to promote Appalachian culture... Times Leader subscribers can read the full article at...

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