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By Ben Muir 

Foundation awards given to nine nonprofits


Photo courtesy of Holli Flint

From left to right: Anders Christensen and Helen Martin from the National Ocean Science Bowl; Tara Alcock from the Petersburg Public Library; Roxy Lee from the Salvation Army; Jeanette Ness from the Petersburg Indian Association; Jean Norheim from the Petersburg Medical Center; Orin Pierson from KFSK/Narrows Broadcasting; Sigrid Wollen and Glorianne Wollen, PCF Board Vice-President; Mark Kubo from the Petersburg Arts Council; Rick Dormer from the Petersburg City School District. Not pictured is Carin Christensen from the Mitkof Dance Troupe and Margaret Fleming from the Petersburg Medical Center.

The Petersburg Community Foundation gave $14,000 in grants to nine local nonprofit organizations during the 2017 Mayfest weekend, said Holli Flint, who is the program manager.

Specific dollar amounts given to each organization is not disclosed, as the community foundation does not want to take away from the funding sources that contributed, Flint said.

"A lot of projects are not entirely made possible through the Petersburg Community Foundation," Flint said. "Each project is really interesting. If they wish to disclose how much funding they received then they can."

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