Contribution boosts Historic Pleasant Grove

The McLean Community Foundation recently presented a $20,000 grant to Historic Pleasant Grove Church. Shown in the front row are Hojin Kim, Bettie Marie Fields, Stephanie Sneary, Morrisey Bryant, Nancy Sampson, Winnie Pizzano and Ali Khazia. In the back row are Martina White, Katherine Barnett, Tracy Dillard, Chris Smith, Joan Lewis and Renee O’Neill.

The McLean Community Foundation has set a deadline of Feb. 1 for non-profit organizations seeking to apply for its next round of grant funding.

The foundation recently awarded nearly $67,000 in grants, including funding to McLean Little League and the Old Firehouse Teen Center, among others.

Applications and information can be found at

The foundation was formed in 1978 by the McLean Citizens Association to meet the philanthropic needs of the McLean community.

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