The Power to Start a Legacy
The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County responds to the ever changing needs of our county by working as a community matchmaker in the areas of grantmaking, community leadership and donor development. CFWC is committed to building better communities, now and forever.
GREENSBURG, Pa. — A $10,000 planning grant from the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County to evaluate emergency response capability by volunteer fire departments has led to a $4.3 million funding award from the Federal Emergency Management Authority (FEMA) to fund recruitment and training of 500 additional volunteer firefighters for the county.
The Westmoreland Cultural Trust received a grant from the Second Chance Fund for its public art project “Art in the Alley.”
One of the images displayed between the Palace Theatre and the Union Trust Building is of Kimberly Cecchini, in a ballet pose, with the phrase, “I Hope You Dance.”
EVERY THURSDAY, a group dinner in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, begins like millions of others across America — with a prayer.
But then the meal follows its own unique script. There is a Word of the Day — such as gratitude, hope, beauty or friendship — and diners are encouraged to discuss what that word means to them in their lives as they are at that moment. At meal’s end, one of the hosts tells three jokes.