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“13 Ways to Kill Your Community” by Doug Griffiths….an insightful new book I’m reading which was given to me by the Dane G. Hansen Foundation at their annual conference in Hays this month.  I just finished reading Chapter 3 entitled, “Don’t Engage Youth”.  We have all heard that not planning is planning to fail….well,...

Thomas County Community Foundation supported and participated in Youth Outdoor Skills Day on Saturday, 8/26/2017. The Foundation donated a Badlands Backpack which was won in the drawing by Veronica Higerd. YOSD is an annual event hosted by Hunter’s Heritage and Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks. The purpose is to g...

August 17, 2017

Caleb Hefner is the recipient of a $1000 this fall from the Terry Strutt Memorial Scholarship. He will be a sophomore this year at Colby Community College. Caleb is shown in this picture with TCCF Executive Director Barry B Kaaz and Executive Assistant Angie Gaede.

August 15, 2017

The Pioneer Memorial Library received a $600 grant this quarter for their "Experience Painting the Fun Way" program that took place in July. The library had 45 participants in this Paint on Canvas project. Library Director, Melany Wilks and Thomas County Community Foundation Executive Assistant, Angie Gaede are shown i...

August 15, 2017

Amelia Culver is the recipient of the Chuck Dempewolf Community Service Scholarship for $250 this semester. We wish her all the best as she heads to Kansas University this week. Thomas County Community Foundation Executive Assistant, Angie Gaede presented Amelia with her check this week.

August 12, 2017

On Saturday, August 12th, the NWKS Foundation for Hope was the recipient of a $1000 donation for their 2017 NWKS Foundation for Hope Night Golf Tournament. The donation was given by Baker Bugbee on behalf of the Frahm Farmland Employee Fund at Thomas County Community Foundation.

August 11, 2017

Brittany Alexander is one of the recipients of the

this semester. We wish her the very best as she starts her freshman year at Colby Community College! Thomas County Community Foundation Executive Assistant, Angie Gaede and Board President, Marla Crumrine presented Brittany her check.

August 11, 2017

The Colby Middle School was granted funds this quarter to replace the kiln in the Art Department. Without the kiln, CMS would have had to do away with the clay program. Art Instructor, Lamoreaux Fulwider accepted the grant check this week from Thomas County Community Foundation Executive Assistant, Angie Gaede, Board P...

August 1, 2017

Saturday, Aug. 26 | Colby, Kan. Youth of northwest Kansas will once again have the opportunity to learn valuable lessons in outdoor skills and participate in several outdoor activities during the 17th Annual Youth Outdoor Skills Day being hosted by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and the Hunting He...

July 27, 2017

We want to thank everyone who came out for the Free Fair Breakfast last week. We had almost 250 people join us last Thursday, July 27th. As usual, the food was delicious and the company was enjoyable. We'd like to thank our sponsors: the Thomas County Fair Board, the TCCF Board of Directors, Leroy's Printing, Patrick a...

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Congratulations to Grant Stephens on winning the backpack donated by the Thomas County Community Foundation at the Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks Hunter Education Day, Saturday August 15, 2020.  The archery workshop was conducted by the TCCF staff and used bows and equipment belonging to the foundation.  The day was hosted by the Kansas Wildlife & Parks Department.  Approximately 20 students attended the training which was held at the Colby Trap Club..... special thanks to the Trap Club for the use of their facilities.  The Thomas County Community Foundation is a strong and active organization in supporting our youth in their activities in Thomas County.

2020 Archery at YOSD

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