WORTHY RECIPIENTS — Pictured are members of the Boston Emergency Squad, with their grant donations. Pictured, from left: Vice President Don O’Bryant, first aid Nick Larson, President Jack Braun and Transportation Lieutenant Chris Ford.
BOSTON — The board of directors of the David J. Shenk Foundation have announced that two organizations have been awarded a grant by this foundation.
Recipients include the Boston Emergency Squad and the Ten Lives Club. These organizations are not-for-profit community groups that serve the town of Boston.
The Boston Emergency Squad will use the funds to purchase an EMS bicycle for quick response at community events.
FOR THE CATS — Pictured are Ten Lives Club Administrator Tannen Olson and club president and founder Marie Edwards, with Nick, who is ready for adoption. Photo submitted by Liz Fadale.
The Ten Lives Club will use the funds to provide two senior citizens with pet adoption security deposits.
In previous years, the board of directors has awarded grants to the Boston Valley School emergency fund, Boston Patriots Little League football and cheerleading, the Southtowns Women’s Friendship Club, Boston Valley Elementary Destination Imagination Team, Boston Valley Girl Scouts, Boston Kazoo Band, Boston Meals on Wheels, Turning Back the Clock, Boston Senior Citizens, South Boston Park, Boston 4-H, Boston Young-At-Heart Seniors, Patchin Fire Company and Lake Effects Harmony Chorus.
Board members David Shenk, Polly Shenk and Liz Fadale thanked Evans Bank in North Boston for helping with the foundation.
The foundation was established on July 6, 1993 to disburse monies to charitable groups in Boston. David Shenk, a former Boston town clerk, donated the money.