1512, 2020

Give Local Lancaster 2020 Campaign Results

December 15th, 2020|

Press Release DECEMBER 15, 2020 Media Contact Macy Whitener mwhitener@arrasfoundation.org GIVE LOCAL LANCASTER 2020: “SEASON OF GIVING” Campaign raises $253,424 for local organizations LANCASTER, S.C. – At their annual meeting today, the Arras Foundation announced that Give Local Lancaster raised $253,424, a new record for

3010, 2020

Local Educators Receive Arras Foundation Horizon Education Grants

October 30th, 2020|

Press Release October 30, 2020 Media Contact Macy Whitener mwhitener@arrasfoundation.org LANCASTER, S.C. – Eleven teachers were awarded Horizon Education Grants by the Arras Foundation this month. Horizon awards are designed to help foster innovative teaching and learning in Lancaster County, Great Falls, Lewisville public schools

1510, 2020

GIVE LOCAL LANCASTER 2020: “SEASON OF GIVING” ANNOUNCED ON MONDAY OCTOBER 12

October 15th, 2020|

Press Release OCTOBER 14, 2020 Media Contact Macy Whitener mwhitener@arrasfoundation.org GIVE LOCAL LANCASTER 2020: “SEASON OF GIVING” ANNOUNCED ON MONDAY OCTOBER 12 LANCASTER, S.C. – On Monday, The Arras Foundation announced that the community’s annual giving campaign, Give Local Lancaster, will run from Sunday, November

1007, 2020

J. Marion Sims Foundation Becomes Arras Foundation

July 10th, 2020|

The J. Marion Sims Foundation announced today it is changing its name to the Arras Foundation following a two-year planning process. The word “arras” means a diverse tapestry. The new name reflects the Foundation’s 25-year history of weaving together community assets to build healthier communities in Lancaster County, Great Falls, and Fort Lawn, S.C.

611, 2020

Discover Lancaster County – Foundation Reinvents Itself

November 6th, 2020|

Lancaster’s leading philanthropy has been reinventing itself over the last few years, culminating with changing its name this summer. The former J. Marion Sims Foundation is now the Arras Foundation. Arras, a Middle English word meaning diverse tapestry, pays homage to the area’s textile-weaving roots, said foundation

611, 2020

The News & Reporter – Great Falls educators among those receiving Arras Foundation Horizon Education Grants

November 6th, 2020|

By The News & Reporter https://www.onlinechester.com/content/great-falls-educators-among-those-receiving-arras-foundation-horizon-education-grants Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 1:46 pm (Updated: November 4, 1:55 pm) Eleven teachers, including Josh Heffner and Garrett Knight of Great Falls High School were awarded Horizon Education Grants by the Arras Foundation this month. Horizon awards are designed to help foster innovative

611, 2020

The News & Reporter – Heart & Soul, blood, sweat and tears

November 6th, 2020|

By The News & Reporter, Brian Garner https://www.onlinechester.com/content/heart-soul-blood-sweat-and-tears Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm (Updated: November 4, 1:41 pm) The Fort Lawn Heart & Soul revitalization group celebrated their process and looked ahead to their Promise during a recent night of celebration and “Transition Event” at the

611, 2020

Lancaster County Cultural Arts Center Officially Reopens, Restored With Two Modern Additions

November 6th, 2020|

By CN2 https://www.cn2.com/lancaster-county-cultural-arts-center-officially-reopens-restored-with-two-modern-additions/ LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. — The Lancaster Cultural Arts Center, which began as the Old Presbyterian Church needed major renovations. Now, those changes are being revealed by the Lancaster Society of Historical Preservation. On Thursday, those with the historical society, the city, Lindsay Pettus Greenway

2509, 2020

Carolina Gateway – Arras seeks Horizon grant applicants

September 25th, 2020|

By Carolina Gateway https://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/content/arras-seeks-horizon-grant-applicants The Arras Foundation is seeking applicants for its Horizon education grants, which promote collaboration between educators, parents and students in shared projects and activities. The grants can be used to enhance teaching and learning to broaden students’ educational journey from preschool through college.

2907, 2020

CN2 – Public Health: Former SC DHEC Director On What Needs To Be Done To Stop COVID-19

July 29th, 2020|

By CN2 https://www.cn2.com/public-health-former-sc-dhec-director-on-what-needs-to-be-done-to-stop-covid-19/ LANCASTER, S.C. — The former director of DHEC spoke in Lancaster earlier this week on how a history of pandemics play a role in the fight against the current Coronavirus pandemic. The Arras Foundation, formerly known as the J. Marion Sims Foundation, is hosting

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