HealthFirst for Clinton County awards 7 grants


In support of Clinton County Community Action’s Head Start program, HealthFirst for Clinton County awarded an $8,000 grant that will go toward Head Start classroom space integrated into the Senior Center. This is being called the Cocoon Project. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Head Start Director Teresa Borden, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst.

In support of Clinton County Community Action’s Head Start program, HealthFirst for Clinton County awarded an $8,000 grant that will go toward Head Start classroom space integrated into the Senior Center. This is being called the Cocoon Project. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Head Start Director Teresa Borden, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst.


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The Clinton County Health Alliance received $10,000 to support scholarships for healthcare workers. Holding the oversize check are, from left, Pat Richardson, Frances Sharp, Patti Settlemyre and Patti Cook all with the Health Alliance. They are accompanied by, behind them from left, Chris Henry, Josh Engel and Jeff Drapalik all with HealthFirst for Clinton County which awarded the grant.


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The Clinton County History Center received $7,500 for age-friendly accessibility improvements. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, History Center Director Shelby Boatman, History Center volunteer Frances Sharp, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst which awarded the grant.


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The Clinton County Services for the Homeless (Clinton County Homeless Shelter) received $7,000 to support the Clinton County Coalition on Homelessness’ coordinated community plan process. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Denise Stryker and Rev. Joel Richter both part of the Coalition on Homelessness, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst which awarded the grant.


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Energize Clinton County (ECC) received $3,000 to go toward a Community Fellow participating in the Clinton Community Fellows 10-week summer fellowship program. The program matches emerging young local leaders with projects serving local businesses, non-profits, and local government. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Taylor Stuckert of ECC, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst which awarded the grant.


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In support of Clinton County Community Action’s Head Start program, HealthFirst for Clinton County awarded a $1,500 grant that will go toward a Head Start sensory garden. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Site Administrator Brittanie Bartlett, Head Start Director Teresa Borden, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst.


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The Clinton-Massie Local School District received $5,000 to go toward a Caring Center. In front holding the oversize check are, from left, Cindy Stenger, Johanna VanPelt, Emma Lee and Mariana Mayer all of whom are of Clinton-Massie. They are accompanied by, behind them from left, Chris Henry, Josh Engel and Jeff Drapalik all with HealthFirst for Clinton County which awarded the grant.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

HealthFirst recently awarded seven grants, totaling 42,000.

In support of Clinton County Community Action’s Head Start program, HealthFirst for Clinton County awarded an $8,000 grant that will go toward Head Start classroom space integrated into the Senior Center. This is being called the Cocoon Project. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Head Start Director Teresa Borden, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/09/web1_Comm_Action_c.jpgIn support of Clinton County Community Action’s Head Start program, HealthFirst for Clinton County awarded an $8,000 grant that will go toward Head Start classroom space integrated into the Senior Center. This is being called the Cocoon Project. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Head Start Director Teresa Borden, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The Clinton County Health Alliance received $10,000 to support scholarships for healthcare workers. Holding the oversize check are, from left, Pat Richardson, Frances Sharp, Patti Settlemyre and Patti Cook all with the Health Alliance. They are accompanied by, behind them from left, Chris Henry, Josh Engel and Jeff Drapalik all with HealthFirst for Clinton County which awarded the grant.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/09/web1_health_alliance_c.jpgThe Clinton County Health Alliance received $10,000 to support scholarships for healthcare workers. Holding the oversize check are, from left, Pat Richardson, Frances Sharp, Patti Settlemyre and Patti Cook all with the Health Alliance. They are accompanied by, behind them from left, Chris Henry, Josh Engel and Jeff Drapalik all with HealthFirst for Clinton County which awarded the grant. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The Clinton County History Center received $7,500 for age-friendly accessibility improvements. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, History Center Director Shelby Boatman, History Center volunteer Frances Sharp, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst which awarded the grant.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/09/web1_history_cntrc.jpgThe Clinton County History Center received $7,500 for age-friendly accessibility improvements. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, History Center Director Shelby Boatman, History Center volunteer Frances Sharp, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst which awarded the grant. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The Clinton County Services for the Homeless (Clinton County Homeless Shelter) received $7,000 to support the Clinton County Coalition on Homelessness’ coordinated community plan process. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Denise Stryker and Rev. Joel Richter both part of the Coalition on Homelessness, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst which awarded the grant.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/09/web1_stryker_c.jpgThe Clinton County Services for the Homeless (Clinton County Homeless Shelter) received $7,000 to support the Clinton County Coalition on Homelessness’ coordinated community plan process. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Denise Stryker and Rev. Joel Richter both part of the Coalition on Homelessness, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst which awarded the grant. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Energize Clinton County (ECC) received $3,000 to go toward a Community Fellow participating in the Clinton Community Fellows 10-week summer fellowship program. The program matches emerging young local leaders with projects serving local businesses, non-profits, and local government. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Taylor Stuckert of ECC, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst which awarded the grant.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/09/web1_E_C_C_c.jpgEnergize Clinton County (ECC) received $3,000 to go toward a Community Fellow participating in the Clinton Community Fellows 10-week summer fellowship program. The program matches emerging young local leaders with projects serving local businesses, non-profits, and local government. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Taylor Stuckert of ECC, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst which awarded the grant. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

In support of Clinton County Community Action’s Head Start program, HealthFirst for Clinton County awarded a $1,500 grant that will go toward a Head Start sensory garden. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Site Administrator Brittanie Bartlett, Head Start Director Teresa Borden, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/09/web1_C_A_2_c.jpgIn support of Clinton County Community Action’s Head Start program, HealthFirst for Clinton County awarded a $1,500 grant that will go toward a Head Start sensory garden. From left are Chris Henry and Josh Engel both with HealthFirst, Site Administrator Brittanie Bartlett, Head Start Director Teresa Borden, and Jeff Drapalik with HealthFirst. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The Clinton-Massie Local School District received $5,000 to go toward a Caring Center. In front holding the oversize check are, from left, Cindy Stenger, Johanna VanPelt, Emma Lee and Mariana Mayer all of whom are of Clinton-Massie. They are accompanied by, behind them from left, Chris Henry, Josh Engel and Jeff Drapalik all with HealthFirst for Clinton County which awarded the grant.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/09/web1_massie_c.jpgThe Clinton-Massie Local School District received $5,000 to go toward a Caring Center. In front holding the oversize check are, from left, Cindy Stenger, Johanna VanPelt, Emma Lee and Mariana Mayer all of whom are of Clinton-Massie. They are accompanied by, behind them from left, Chris Henry, Josh Engel and Jeff Drapalik all with HealthFirst for Clinton County which awarded the grant. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal