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Helping local children in need

The Mary Lyon Foundation responds quickly when local children are in need. A recent house fire in West County, for example, left the children in that home with only the clothes they were wearing at the time of the fire. Within 48 hours, their family had a $500 voucher for new clothing to be purchased…

Community Spelling Bee in The Recorder

Today’s Recorder featured a story about our upcoming Community Spelling Bee, which will be held on Tuesday, November 12 at 6:30pm in the Mohawk Auditorium. You can read the article on The Recorder website (subscription required). More information about this year’s event is available here.

Community Spelling Bee

Community Spelling Bee on Tuesday, November 12

Please join us at the Mary Lyon Foundation’s annual Community Spelling Bee! Thirty teams have signed up to participate in this year’s event, which will take place on Tuesday, November 12 at 6:30pm in the Mohawk Trail Regional High School Auditorium. Admission is free.  More than two dozen prizes will be raffled at this year’s bee, including three…


Fall 2013 Mini-Grants Awarded

Congratulations to the Fall 2013 Mini-Grant recipients! For the past 23 years the Mary Lyon Foundation has provided small grants for innovative, educational, replicable projects in all our local schools. ANY staff member is eligible to apply and there are two deadlines each school year. Funding for these projects comes from the annual Community Spelling…