Community Foundation of Westmoreland County

News Release Archive

News Release

We are FR Scholarships

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2016 – This June, a member of the Class of 2016 of Franklin Regional School District will be awarded a college scholarship of up to $1,300 from the We Are FR Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who has a commitment to serving the community and is in need of financial assistance. Applications are due March 31. A volunteer committee appointed by the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County will meet in late April to review applications. The award will be announced in June.

News Release

Foundation elects first woman board chair

GREENSBURG, Feb. 15, 2016 – Board members of The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County (CFWC) have elected Gail Malloy their chair, making her the first woman to head the governing body in its 20-year history.

Malloy, a local entrepreneur and business owner who has been on the CFWC board since 2010, served the past two years as vice-chair.  She succeeds Regis Synan, president of F. Tinker and Sons, who will remain on the board.  Malloy will serve a two-year term.