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To enhance and strengthen the quality of life for the citizens of Fairfield, Fairfield Township and surrounding areas by assessing community needs and securing and expanding resources to meet those needs.


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Still Time to Register for Joe Nuxhall Golf Outing – 30th anniversary

The golf outing will be held Thursday, May 28 at the Elks Golf Club. Sign in and lunch sponsored by JTM begins at 10:30. Dinner follows.

Nearly $700,000 in scholarships have been awarded to students from the 14 public and private high schools in Butler County.  This year another $28,000 will be awarded.

Register here to play and/or become a sponsor. 


Scholarship Applications

Each year the Foundation awards more than $100,000 in scholarships to students who reside in Fairfield and Fairfield Township. If you attend Fairfield High School or the Butler County Joint Vocational School, contact your guidance counselor for more information and guidelines for the scholarships. The Joe Nuxhall Scholarships are awarded to students who attend Butler County high schools. You may find out more about those scholarships by visiting the guidance department at the high school you attend. The Fairfield Women Club Scholarship is open to students who reside in Fairfield and Fairfield Township but who are graduating from any high school. Click here to find more information about the Women Club Scholarship and to access the application form.

Peg Collins New Wall of Fame Honoree

Long-time civic volunteer and leader, Margaret “Peg” Collins, has been selected to have her photo included on the Foundation’s Wall of Fame located in the Fairfield Performing Arts Center during a ceremony on Thursday, May 7, 2015 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Peg’s civic involvement and volunteer activities positively impacted the City of Fairfield’s development and its citizens’ lives in many ways.  In 1978, Peg was elected to the City Charter Commission which helped developed the charter to establish the city’s City Manager Form of government.  Beginning in 1980, Peggy served as a member of the City of Fairfield Planning Commission for 25 years representing the Fairfield 4th Ward. Peggy worked with others on projects which, over time, set the course for the development of the city’s Village Green area.

Among many other volunteer efforts, Peg was actively involved in the League of Women Voters and Sacred Heart Parish activities. 

The Wall of Fame ceremony is open to the public.

Eaton and Kenworthy Named 2015 Kaleidoscope Winners

Ercel Eaton and Angela Kenworthy were named 2015 Kaleidoscope winners at the Angel Ball/Annual Meeting held at the Oscar Center on March 28.  The awards were presented by Liz Bonis, Channel 12 reporter, and Diane Ruder, Foundation president.  The awards are presented every other year to Fairfield and Fairfield Township winner who exemplify leadership in volunteer activities and/or their careers. 

Eaton was chosen for her significant contributions to Butler County through her writing, primarily for the Journal News.  Kenworthy was selected based on her outstanding volunteer activities focused on helping children.

Grants Awarded to Area Agencies

The Foundation awarded nearly $12,000 to area agencies at its Board meeting in December. You can see that listing by going to the Grants section of the web site.