Community Foundation awards grants
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The Petersburg Community Foundation awarded its annual grants on May 17, 2014. The grants, valued around $10,000, included: Petersburg Medical Center - $335 to support new instructional materials for the Physical Therapy Department, Working Against Violence for Everyone (WAVE) - $400 to support volunteer advocate training in 2014, Petersburg Public Library - $750, to support the 2014 Amazing Rainforest Race, Petersburg Children's Center - $1,308 to support new teaching materials for S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering, math) curriculum, Mitkof Island Dance Troupe - $1,500 to support student scholarships, dance camp, and teacher training, Petersburg Marine Mammal Center - $1,714 to support updating the Marine Mammal interactive kiosk at the Visitor Information Center, REACH, Inc - $1,500 to support Petersburg Activities for All, Petersburg School District - $2,500 to support Augmented Reality Community Connections project.