This spring, in the midst of the pandemic, the Simsbury Junior Woman’s Club (SJWC) awarded $3,750 in scholarships and grants to local non-profit organizations. Non-profit grant recipients include Covenant to Care for Children, Simsbury A Better Chance Program, SpiritHorse Therapeutic Riding Center of Canton, Foxfield F.A.R.M. Corp., New Horizons Village, Healing Meals and For All Ages. In addition to financial assistance, many applicants will also receive volunteer assistance from SJWC to help them meet their organizational goals. Additionally, SJWC would like to congratulate Simsbury High School Senior, Lauren Ampadu, on receiving the annual SJWC scholarship in recognition of her outstanding commitment to social justice, community service and excellent academic record.
Simsbury Junior Woman’s Club Vice-President Valerie Gallo thanked the recipients for their contributions to our community, stating “the Simsbury Junior Woman’s Club is honored to support our local non-profit friends and partners during these difficult times, and we look forward to continuing to work together to serve our community in the coming year.” All of the funds awarded this year were raised by members of the Simsbury Junior Woman’s Club. The Simsbury Junior Woman’s Club has been an actively serving Simsbury and the greater Farmington Valley for over sixty years.