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Sparking Creativity

Sparking Creativity

It’s a gift that will spark imagination and creativity. The Vandalia-Butler Foundation has awarded a $4,000 VISIONS grant to support the annual spring K-8 Art Show at Smith Middle School. “A huge thank you for this Dayton Foundation/Visions grant! These funds will...

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Soar High, Young Aviators!

Soar High, Young Aviators!

The Vandalia-Butler Alumni Association wants to inspire a love of learning and reading before children enter kindergarten. That’s why VBAA donated $2,000 to VISIONS for new books for a teacher resource library to support early learning and literacy. "The...

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Strike up the Band

Strike up the Band

Music to our ears! This week the Vandalia-Butler Foundation celebrated two grants — $3,558 for band percussion instruments for Morton musicians and $2,750 for band bells, a stand and xylophone replacements for Butler band members. “Today’s Middle School drummers will...

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Books to Band Instruments

Books to Band Instruments

The Vandalia-Butler Foundation will award $19,858 in new educational grants this year and disburse an additional $6,500 in previously approved awards for innovative classroom initiatives in the Vandalia-Butler City Schools. The grants support a dozen initiatives —...

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