Lenora — Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth, Inc., has awarded $2,500 in grants to the following organizations or schools:
• United Way of Central Kansas ($850) - purchase of Children’s Books (ages through 5) for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library in Great Bend and Hoisington
• Hays Kiwanis Club ($800) - purchase of Park Equipment for Young Children (Under 5) at Kiwanis Park in Hays
• Hays Community Theatre ($680) - purchase of Equipment for the Summer Theatre Workshops for Children Ages 5-18
• Thunder Ridge Middle School ($170) - purchase of Accelerated Reading (A/R) Book Storage Baskets
Nex-Generation’s Board and Executive Director also announced that this will be the organization’s final round of grants. The organization has cancelled the program effective May 1, 2017, in order to concentrate on funding internships throughout the 28-county area it serves.