The three awards were presented at the Foundation's annual celebration which was held on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Receptions in Fairfield. Each honoree received a beautiful glass kaleidoscope piece of artwork, a professional portrait to keep and a donation in their name to the Foundation's Kaleidoscope Woman Scholarship Fund. Kit Andrews of Local 12 WKRC-TV emceed the event. Kit personifies the essence of the Kaleidoscope Woman, going beyond herself as an inspirational role model for her community!
The Kaleidoscope Woman Award will be an ongoing event of the Fairfield Community Foundation. More than 200 individuals attended this elegant signature evening, which included raffles, silent auctions, a delicious dinner and live musical entertainment. Proceeds from this event support the Foundation's new Kaleidoscope Woman Scholarship, an endowed scholarship fund for women wishing to return to school mid-life.
The Fairfield Women Club awards a scholarship to a college bound woman who is graduating from high school in 2014 and who lives in Fairfield or Fairfield Township.
About Fairfield Women
Fairfield Women is a not for profit organization whose fundraising efforts have benefited many local charities. Its purpose is to promote goodwill throughout the community through charitable deeds, offer stimulating social and educational programs, and promote fellowship among members.
Females who graduate from high school in 2014, residing in Fairfield or Fairfield Township with a diploma from any public, private, technical or home school are eligible.
Use of Scholarship
Grant money may be used for any legitimate college expenses such as tuition, fees, books, room and board, etc., and will be paid directly to the college or university. The student must be a full-time student at an accredited four-year college or university and pursuing a baccalaureate degree.
A Fairfield Women committee of five has the total responsibility for selecting the scholarship recipient.
This is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship. The amount of the scholarship is $1,000.