NE Historical Marker

NE Historical Marker

At the recent quarterly meeting the Wood River Community Centennial Foundation Board approved a grant request for partial funding of a NE Historical Marker. Alec Paul, from Grand Island, has been working on his Boy Scout Eagle Scout Award. His Continue reading

WRCCF Volunteers

WRCCF Volunteers

Volunteers have played an important role in the formation and growth of the Wood River Community Centennial Foundation. At the annual meeting special recognition was given to three of the current board members, who have completed their second four Continue reading

Wood River Fun Fest 2018

Wood River Fun Fest 2018

Future Wood River ball players carrying the Wood River Community Centennial Foundation banner and check for $70,750.00 the amount of grants approved for Wood River area. Continue reading

Grant approved for the Abbott Library Fund

Grant approved for the Abbott Library Fund

At the recent Wood River Community Centennial Foundation meeting the Board reviewed a grant request from the Maltman Library for two HP Stream Notebook computers for public use. The computers will help with the growing need at the library and in the Continue reading

Fitness Center Contribution

Fitness Center Contribution

At the May 2006 WRCCF Board meeting a grant request from the Wood River Rural High School for the new fitness center was considered. The grant request was for one elliptical bike for the center that would cost approximately $3,750.00. After Continue reading

Go Big Give 2018

Go Big Give 2018

Small community living at its best can be seen at the Wood River Fitness Center. The Center opened in 2006 as part of the addition to the Wood River Rural High School. Area residents may use the Fitness Center FREE (one time, nominal fee for security Continue reading

Goal Posts

Goal Posts

When you attended the Wood River Eagles football games this past season did you notice something different? Did you notice the new goal posts? A committee, formed in part of WR Rural High Alumni, undertook the project of replacing the old goal posts Continue reading

2017 Go Big Give School Project

2017 Go Big Give School Project

For Go Big Give Day 2017, the Wood River Community Centennial Foundation has designated the funds raised to the Wood River Elementary School. Plans are being made to update the playground with trees and plants for a “child friendly” play area. Continue reading

2017 Go Big Give Ambulance Funding

2017 Go Big Give Ambulance Funding

The Wood River Community Centennial Foundation is making plans to participate in the 2017 Go Big Give day, May 3rd. Go Big Give day is a 24-hour, online giving event hosted by the Grand Island Community Foundation and the Heartland United Way. 104 Continue reading

Kjars Honored along with Judy Wagoner

Kjars Honored along with Judy Wagoner

Over the past 11 years Donna Moyer has awarded a Community Builder Award to recognize a person or organization who has contributed to build a stronger and more vibrant Wood River area The changes occurring almost daily in our small towns and large Continue reading