Community Grant Supports New Mural in Burr Oak
"Hundreds of people annually drive by and can't help but have a more positive attitude about the state of our small town," said grantee Jessica Barnes about the new Burr Oak mural along Hwy 128.
Artist Callum McNichols painted the main body of the mural and invited the rest of the community to paint the accompanying barn quilts.
Jewell County Exceeds Match Month GoalApril 22, 2022
March 2022 was another successful Match Month for the Jewell County Community Foundation (JCCF). The Foundation received $56,775 in donations, and when matched by $1.50 to each $1 by Dane G. Hansen Foundation, the overall total is over $125,000.
Jewell County Community Foundation accepting grant applicationsFebruary 28, 2022
MANKATO, Kan.— The Jewell County Community Foundation is accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications open March 1 and are due Sunday, May 1, 2022.
The Burn Association
The Burn Association was awarded a grant to upgrade their trucks and tanks with new equipment to have safer and more efficient burns.
"What a blessing to receive this grant! We operate on a very small budget and these grants make a difference" said Charles Smies.
City of Jewell
The City of Jewell installed new welcome signs in their downtown after participating in a "First Impressions," program with Miltonvale.
"The signs will help create a more vibrant, and welcoming downtown area," said grantee Shelby Bohnert.