Walk-a-thon Raises Funds for the Steven A. Hunter Hope Power Pack Program

Over the course of two days, Portsmouth Elementary students participated in a walk-a-thon to raises funds for the Steven A. Hunter Hope Power Pack program. These power packs provide healthy, weekend meals to over 1,250 children in the southern Ohio area. Sadly, one in four children suffers from food insecurity in our area. Wanting to …

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2023 Annual Meeting

The Scioto Foundation Board of Governors and Staff greeted donors, representatives of local school districts and nonprofit organizations, business and community leaders and the community at large when they gathered at Shawnee State Lodge for their annual meeting on April 20. Attendees heard reports about the Scioto Foundation’s 2022 activities and plans for 2023. Welcoming …

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Scioto Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

The Scioto Foundation has named Barbara Lapp Bradbury as a new member of its Board of Governors. Active in many community activities and retired after several years of full-time service in various positions at Shawnee State University, Bradbury brings a wide breadth of experience in education and administrative proficiency to her new position. “Having worked …

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3rd Quarter Grant Awards Totals $116,595.95

Written by Kay Bouyack The Scioto Foundation has announced grant awards to ten recipients in the total amount of $116,595.95 for the third quarter of 2022. The grants will assist local organizations with projects in fields such as education, arts and culture, community development, social services, civic benefit and economic development. Cirque d’Art Theatre, which …

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Redeveloping in the Comeback City

A Comprehensive Housing Analysis for Portsmouth, Ohio Portsmouth community leaders have released Redeveloping in the Comeback City: A Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis for Portsmouth, Ohio. This study provides an in-depth analysis of the market rate and affordable housing markets in the City of Portsmouth. This comprehensive housing market analysis is intended to provide community leaders …

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Elevate Portsmouth

Elevate Portsmouth

A Plan for Our Future The City of Portsmouth, in collaboration with the Scioto Foundation, announces a new Master Plan that has been prepared for the City by MKSK Consultants of Columbus after months of planning with city officials, representatives of the Foundation, and a citizen-volunteer Steering Committee. The Portsmouth Master Plan – Elevate Portsmouth …

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