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Thursday, November 21, 2013

LVSD can't live on taxes alone.

A new Ligonier nonprofit group is seeking to offset funding cutbacks in Ligonier Valley School District.
The recently formed LVSD Foundation Board accepted a start-up donation from the Ligonier Valley Endowment on Nov. 14 at its first official meeting. It has also received donations from other sources.
“The foundation has been formed to support the Ligonier Valley School District for things they cannot fund,” said Irma Hutchinson, who will serve on the board as a representative of the school board.
Hutchinson said the board evolved from a group of concerned residents interested in helping areas of the school that have been affected by decreased funding from the state and budget cuts — specifically the arts, athletics and academic departments.

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