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Dec 07

HISTORY IN THE MAKING: 22ND ANNUAL LITTLE LINCOLN GETTYSBURG ADDRESS CONTEST

(WEST CHESTER, PA – December 7, 2021): The Chester County Community Foundation was proud to host the 22nd Annual Gettysburg Address Contest on December 4. Seven “Little Lincolns” dressed up as President Abraham Lincoln and recited the Gettysburg Address from the steps of the Historic Chester County Courthouse as a crowd of family members, friends, teachers, and community members cheered the middle schoolers on. The event was organized by Joe Martino on behalf of the West Chester Historical & Architectural Review Board (HARB). He and event founder, Bob Gross, applaud the participants for their hard work, “each student did a… Read More »

Nov 18

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $2,500 TO AMPLIFY HORSE RACING

November 18, 2021 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award $2,500 to Amplify Horse Racing to be used for educational, mentorship, and career opportunities. Amplify Horse Racing’s mission is to amplify careers and education in the Thoroughbred industry. They do this by supporting and enhancing existing educational and engagement initiatives, while creating and developing new opportunities that lead them into the future. Amplify wants to open doors for anyone to be involved, welcoming all backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, riding disciplines, and age groups. Their goal is to generate positivity, share knowledge and experience, and collaborate.  Rahel Ayalew (left), a… Read More »

Nov 04

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $16,000 TO WILSON COLLEGE

November 4, 2021 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award Wilson College $16,000 to be used for scholarships of $4,000 to four students with equine and animal related majors. The recipients are Kaylee Bill ’22 of Seven Valleys, PA, a veterinary nursing major with a concentration in EQUI-ASSIST®; Drew Stevens ’22 of Harleysville, PA, an equestrian studies major; Natalie Cowdrick ’22 of Hagerstown, MD, an equestrian studies major; and Rebekka Visniesky ’22 of Ridgway, PA, a veterinary nursing major with a concentration in EQUI-ASSIST®. Pictured Above: Natalie Cowdrick, Kaylee Bill, Rebecca Visniesky and Drew Stevens Wilson College’s mission is… Read More »

Oct 21

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $12,000 TO CORNELL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

October 21, 2021 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award $12,000 to Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine to be used for educational purposes. Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine’s mission is to advance veterinary medicine at the interface of discovery and application. They promote research at the molecular, cellular, organismal, and population levels to better inform the practice of medicine, public health, and policy. Cornell is dedicated to excellence in research, educational programs, and professional service, and seeks to advance understanding of both animal and human health, foster open collaboration across disciplines and institutional boundaries, and integrate… Read More »

Oct 07

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $100,500 IN GRANTS

October 7,2021 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award $100,500 in grants to twelve organizations. With the vision and mission of bettering the life of Thoroughbred, TERF primarily aims to support students in pursuit of education in Equine Medicine and to fund research efforts which better the life of the Thoroughbred horse. The Board of Directors of TERF carefully selected this year’s grant recipients in a competitive grantmaking process. The missions and programs of the organizations selected to receive this year’s grant awards reflect TERF’s strategic focus and vision as recently affirmed in a comprehensive strategic planning process. In… Read More »