What’s better than one Power in the Purse (PIP) grant? Two PIP grants! This past Monday, October 24, PIP held its last meeting of the year and awarded more than $6,400 to the First Presbyterian Church Tuesday Night Free Meal program (pictured above).
Starting in 2009, the church has been offering free meals on Tuesday nights for anyone in the community with a need.
The eight teams of workers serve an average of 68 people each week, and church members pay all meal expenses over and above their annual tithes.
This PIP grant will help the program continue and accommodate even more in need.
The second PIP grant was awarded to Flair on the Square, (pictured below) a juried fine arts festival coming to downtown Bryan in July of 2023.
This first-time event will feature live performances, delicious culinary treats, and a fresh local market.
The festival’s goal is to cultivate, encourage, and develop public appreciation and support for the visual arts for the enjoyment of northwest Ohio residents.
This $1,000 PIP grant will be used for expenses related to the event, including marketing, entertainment, and staging.
To learn more about PIP, visit http://ow.ly/HwXq50Lm1hB or join us at our first 2023 meeting on Monday, January 30.
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