A Michigan high school's production of A Christmas Carol got a boost from the Four County Community Foundation.
The foundation, based in Almont, awarded Imlay City Middle School more than $87,000 in third-quarter grants, which will go toward the cost of a sixth-grade theater trip, scenery, and set pieces for the high school's Performing Arts Center, the Detroit Free Press reports.
The historical society in Metamora also received a grant to install an air-conditioning unit in the town's Old Town Hall.
The other recipients: Capac High School for the purchase of an automatic external defibrillator; Armada High School for the purchase of equipment that allows students to create visual and audio products and learn effective communication skills; Shelby Township Police Department for a Community Shred Day that will allow residents to shred documents at no cost so as to prevent potential fraud; Mid-Michigan Honor Flight for two Honor Flights that will send area veterans to Washington, DC; Operation Breast Density to support breast density education and awareness and provide financial assistance for supplemental imaging; Wayne State University Center for Urban Studies for the AmeriCorps Community Training for Overdose Rescue (ACT) program whose goal is to stop overdose deaths, reduce harm caused by heroin and other opioids, and strengthen community engagement in addressing Read the Entire Article
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