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Jan 21

LIFE IS SHORT, EAT DESSERT FIRST!

Community Foundation to Host Annual Dessert Competition on March 30th (EXTON, PA – January 21, 2020) – Imagine sampling the region’s most delectable dessert creations, while meeting and greeting community members, philanthropists and friends. That’s how Sweet Charity guests will welcome the spring season on March 30th at Whitford Country Club. Sweet Charity is a serious dessert competition between the top restaurants, bakeries and caterers in Chester County. This year’s participants include Cakes & Candies by Maryellen, Chef Scrappy’s Midnight Bakery, Fork & Bottle inside the Desmond Hotel, General Warren, Gia Bella Catering, John Serock Catering, The Master’s Baker, Mizuna… Read More »

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THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $6,000 TO CORNELL UNIVERSITY

January 21, 2020 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award Cornell University $6000 towards their Veterinary School of Medicine whose mission is the creation, dissemination, and implementation of scientific knowledge to improve the health and well-being of animals and people. In alignment with their own mission to support and promote equine education and research by sponsoring scholarships in veterinary medicine and supporting organizations that are educating the public in the proper care of horses, TERF assists Cornell in their efforts to financially support and recognize scholarship winner Claire Reid. TERF’s grants reflect the values set forth… Read More »

Jan 08

A Conversation with Mark Bowden Brought to you by Hadley

(KENNETT SQUARE, PA – January 8, 2020) – Hadley, a fund of The Chester County Community Foundation, presents “A Conversation with Mark Bowden”. Mark is the author of thirteen books, including the number one New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down as well as the 2017 bestseller Hue 1968. The event will focus on a conversation regarding Marks most recent book The Last Stone.   NPR praises The Last Stone by saying; “The Last Stone is a rigorous documenting of the 40-year journey taken by Montgomery County detectives and the cold-case team that interrogated Lloyd Welch. It’s a riveting, serpentine… Read More »

Jan 06

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $10,000 TO THE BELMONT CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION INC

January 3, 2020 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award The Belmont Child Care Association Inc. (BCCA) $10,000 to further education of young children and provide support for parents with equine careers. The mission of the BCCA is to provide a safe, supportive, and academically inspiring environment for the children of parents working in the thoroughbred racing backstretch area located at New York’s historic Belmont Park, Aqueduct Racetrack, and Saratoga Race Course. The BCCA is committed to promoting early childhood education, molding young minds, and encouraging the fulfillment of dreams. TERF’s mission is to support and… Read More »

Jan 02

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $10,000 TO MARYLAND HORSE INDUSTRY FOUNDATION

January 2, 2020 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award Maryland Horse Industry Foundation (MHIF) $10,000 for educational purposes. MHIF was chartered in 1988 by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) to serve various educational and charitable needs of the Maryland horse industry. MHIF supports a number of programs and is responsible for the maintenance and expansion of the Maryland Horse reference library. In 2018, TERF generously supported MHIF in launching their first Work Experience Program. This program allowed four individuals to gain valuable work experience. For instance, one participant, Erin Dunnigan, worked in the MHBA… Read More »