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Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 3:43 pm

The Mountain Grove Community Foundation  and the Youth Empowerment Project of the Ozarks presented grants to several organizations Monday afternoon.

The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is a youth oriented and directed project of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks and the Rural Schools Partnership. The Mountain Grove Area Community Foundation of the Ozarks helped establish the Mountain Grove High School YEP. The YEP group raised the funds that they distributed over the last year.

The Mountain Grove Community Foundation presented funding awards to five organizations.

The Mountain Grove Middle School received a grant for $886 for the purchase of Bristle Bot robot kits.

Unique Services received a $1,000 grant for the purchase of computer and electric eye counter.

The Pregnancy Resource Center was presented a grant for $500 for the purchase of cloth diapers.

The Central Arts Council received $500 for the purchase of a computer and laminator.

The Tri-County Fair Board received $1,000 for improvements to fairground buildings.

The Youth Empowerment Project presented grants to four groups.

Courtney Hook’s third grade class received a grant for $185.94 for a microscope and camera package, allowing the class to connect the microscope to the interactive white board.

Paul Walker’s special education resource class received a $250 grant  for necessary items (can opener, oven roaster, microwave, griddle and Pyrex set) for the classroom kitchen which is used by the students to help them reach their valuable life skills goals and independence.

Tim Mumaw’s Middle School Technology Club received a grant for $240 for a solar powered phone charging kit. Each student will build their own solar charging device.

Laura Walters’ Kindergarten Tutoring Club received a grant for $250 for needed items for tutoring students who are below level in the area of reading. These items will be used daily to assist in tutoring efforts.