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MUNITY THEWALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016 Page 5 BISMARCK, N.D. -- During the week of November 12-18, 2016, the North Dakota Community Foun- dation (NDCF) will join more than 780 community foundations across America celebrating Community Foundation Week. For more than 25 years, the effort has raised awareness about the increasingly important role of these philanthropic organi- zations in fostering local collabora- tion and innovation to address per- sistent civic and economic chal- lenges. NDCF currently administers community endowment funds for 63 community foundations in North Dakota, including the most recent additions in 2016: the Dickinson Area Community Foundation in western North Dakota and the Wishek Area Community Founda- tion in south central North Dakota. Community foundations at NDCF in this part of the state include ,: The Grafton Community En- dowment Fund, established in 1981 The Park River Area Commu- nity Endowment Fund, established in 1983 The Drayton Area Community Foundation, established in 2005 The Cavalier Co|nmunity Foun- dation, established in 2005 The Larry J. Wflwant Fund for Pembina, ND, established in 2007 The Walhalla Area Communi- ty Fotmdation, established in 2009 "Community foundations are like having a charitable savings ac- count for your area," said Kevin Dvorak, President and CEO of NDCE "Whatever the needs are in your community in any given year, your local community fotmdation will have resources available to ad- dress those needs." Community foundations are in- dependent, public entities that stew- ard philanthropic resources from in- stitutional and individual donors to local nonprofitS that are the heart of strong, vibrant communities. NDCF expects to grant out over $3 million in 2016 through its various funds. These grants are used in a variety of ways to improve the quality of life for North Dakota residents. Some examples of 2016 grants include: A $15,000 grant from the Clarence Johnson and Eunice iwen Community Foundation for Arthur, ND for payment on a new fire track A$1,500 grant from the Car- rington Community Endowment Fund to the Carrington City Library for the summer reading program and summer help A $1,308.75 grant from the Glen Ullin Community Foundation to the Glen Ullin Senior Club for their dining room floor renovation A $20,000 g ant from the Minot Colmnunity Endowment Fund to the Children's Museum of Minot, Inc. for exhibit space A $226 grant from the New Rockford Community Foundation to the Community Ambulance Service for a Community CPR/First Aid Progam A $3,400 grant from the Stanley Area Community Foundation to the Stanley High School Band to help with costs of new band uniforms "The grants vary, depending on what the local advisory committee feels is most important to their com- munity at that time," said Dvorak. Colnmunity foundations repre- sent one of the fastest-growing lbrms of philanthropy. Every state in the United States is home to at least one community foundation-- large and small, urban and rural-- working to advance solutions on a wide range of social issues. For com- munity foundations at NDCF, each fund has an advisory committee made up of local residents that rec- ommend grant awards to the proj- ects and programs they believe will make the most significant impact in their area. The State of North Dakota en- courages donors to direct their phil- anthropic dollars toward endowment funds such as the community foun- dations at NDCF through a 40% State Tax Credit passed in 2011. "That is a huge benefit to donors," said Dvorak. "'A girl of $5,000 to a community's endow- ment fund may actually have an out- of-pocket cost to the donor of only $1,600 depending on their federal tax bracket. We certainly encourage people to look at their hometown community foundation as they plan their charitable giving for the year." Community Foundation Week, created in 1989 by former president George H.W. Bush, recognizes the work of community foundations throughout America and their col- laborative approach to working with the public, private, and non- profit sectors to ad&ess communi- ty problems. For more information or to in- quire about establishing a commu- nity foundation for your home- town, contact Kevin Dvorak at 701- 222-8349. Photos: Larry Bid for your support in my re-election Looking forward to serving you four more years. Waish County Commissionor Karma Anderson Paid for by Karen Anderson on her own behalf. Above: There was a huge turnout at the Walsh Coun- ty polls, the Farmers Room at the courthouse in Graft0n. At one time the line stretched outside the front doors. Left: LaRetta Schmuck votes for the lirst time in the general election. LaRetta said she had no interest before. But this year she felt compelled to vote, saying it was for a cha in Washil on. J Thank you Thank you to tile ' ,,oters f iSh'ict 10. I'm honored &humbled by the responsibility you have given me to represent all of District l 0 and the citizens of North Dakota for the next 4 years. Thank you for the confidence you have placed in me: I will do my best to be yot!r voice in Bismarck. Rep. David Monson paid lbr by Da'~id Monson on his on behalf :Your classified ad will appear in all 89 North Dakota daily and weekly newspapers for only ,paper HELP WANTED EXTENSION AGENT, FAMILY and Consumer Sci- ences/Burke & Divide Counties. Open until filled. Apply at: https://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/7942. NDSU is an EEO/AA-M/F/VET/Disability Employer. DIRECTOR OF NURSING: Strasburg Care Cen- ter is accepting applications for Director of Nursing. DON plans, coordinates and manages the nursing department; responsible for evaluation of resident care; maintaining quality in compliance with State/Federal law; help coordinate care with other departments. Qualifications: valid ND RN License with BSN preferred, long-term care experience and experience in managing staff. SCC is a 55-bed skilled nursing facility in South Central ND. Full ben- efit package with competitive wage. Send applica- tion/resume: Strasburg Care Center, 409 S 3rd St, Strasburg, ND 58573. Contact Brian Schumacher, 701-336-2651. RN'S UP TO $45/hr; LPN's up to $37.50/hr; CNA's up to $22.50/hr. Free gas/weekly pay $2000 Bonus. AACO Nursing Agency 800-656-4414 Ext. 7. LOOKING FOR SEMI-RETIRED couple or individ- ual to manage 30 room renovated motel in Jamestown, ND. Includes housing, plus salary. Call for details. 701-252-0222. INDIVIDUAL NEEDED TO report feeder cattle auc- tions at Napoleon Livestock for USDA-North Dakota Dept. of Ag, on Thursdays. Livestock knowledge needed along with very general computer skills. For more information call 605-228-5202. RAILROAD VEGETATION CONTROL: Full-time traveling opportunity, 60-80 hours/week, $12- $15/hour starting, meal allowance, paid lodging & benefit package. RAW, Inc. in Cooperstown, ND - 888.700.0292 ] www. rawa pplicators.com I info@rawapplicators.com HARVEY FEED MIX is hiring a full-time truck driver. Health insurance is available. Experience and CDL preferred. Call 701-324-2201 for more infor- mation. HELP WANTED: RADIO ANNOUNCER/DJ. FT mornings; 100KW KSJZ-FM, Jamestown ND. In- dependent, stable, quality small market for entry- level or veterans tired of Corporate. Details email Mix933job@gmail.com. EOE APARTMENTS & CONDOS FOR RENT 1st MONTH FREE Starting $900/mth! Silver Wa- ters 55+ Retirement Community, GF. 1 & 2 bdrm's, elevator, community rooms, Ht/wtr/underground parking included. 701-757-0926. BUSINESS FOR SALE F/S: CITY CENTER Motel, Devils Lake, ND. 24 units, attached apartment. Located in busy tourism area. Selling due to ill health. 701-662-4918. Seri- ous inquiries only! REAL ESTATE FOR SALE LANDOWNERS: DESPITE DOWNTURN North Dakota farm land values continue to be strong. Call Kevin Pifer for free valuation at Pifer's Auctioneers 701-238-5810 or kpifer@pifers.com PLANTERS & SEEDING EQUIPMENT BUYING USED VALMAR and Gandy applicators. Call Paul at Daily Bread Farms. 763-286-2037. ANTIQUES & FLEA MARKETS HUGE ANTIQUE FLEA MARKET, Saturday, No- vember 19, from 9 am to 4 pro. inside the Grand Cities Mall, 1726 S. Washington St., Grand Forks. More information: Plain and Fancy Antique Mall, 701 775-0714. ND MEDIA GUIDE: Names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mails of all ND newspapers, radio/TV stations, specialty publications. Only $25. ND News- paper Association, 701-223-6397. YOUR 25-WORD classified ad can now appear in every ND newspaper! Only $150! NorthSCAN is the answer. Contact your newspaper for placement. MISCELLANEOUS WE MAKE IT easy to place an ad in one or all 90 North Dakota newspapers. One order, one bill, one check. We provide the ad design and tear sheets. Call the North Dakota Newspaper Association, 701- 223-6397.