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An Enduring Symbol Of Freedom

After a life-changing, near-death experience in Guatemala, Sandi McQuaide realized how much being an American meant. While traveling alone, Sandi ended up just barely boarding the last flight out of the airport before it was taken over by militants. “A…

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CFA Announces $215,000 in Early Childhood Education Grants

The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA) recently announced eight grant awards totaling $215,000 from its Early Childhood Education Fund at a press conference at the Community Action Partnership of Cambria County’s Johnstown City Center.  The ECE Fund aims to invest…

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Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA), provided a grant to the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra (JSO) to host the first Annual JSO on the GO Educational Ensembles Program (EEP). The EEP is an…

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The Importance of Education and Commitment

In her own words, Brenda Sherbine loves to talk about her late husband Mark. Although he was a prominent and successful businessman, she says he wasn’t without his challenges. Early in his high school years, he became involved with alcohol…

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WELCOME TO JOHNSTOWN 3.0 Over 100 people came to the historic State Theatre in Johnstown on Wednesday night, eager to hear the plans for Visit Johnstown’s new brand direction and the revitalization of Main Street. Eric Reighard of the State…

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Karen Kleinosky Scholarship

Supporting Female Students in Bedford and Cambria Counties YWCA Karen Kleinosky Scholarship Applications Available Now When the YWCA board decided to create and award a scholarship for young women in 2021, they immediately knew that it would be in honor…

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