November 22, 2021

Learn More About the Davie Community Foundation

This is the thirteenth in a series of articles about the Davie Community Foundation and its work in the county. Hopefully, in reading the articles you will learn things you did not know. Davie Community FoundationDid you know… Did you know Pearls of Empowerment is a group of women with a BIG vision for Davie County? Pearls of Empowerment is a giving circle that seeks to improve the lives of women and children in Davie County. These women, of all ages and backgrounds, have been pooling their contributions since 2009 to make grants annually to programs that benefit women and […]
November 2, 2021

Things You May Not Know About the Davie Community Foundation

Did you know… The Davie Community Foundation has invested in the post-secondary education of Davie students for the last nineteen years. The Foundation has invested more than $2 Million in scholarships to more than 1,360 students! Most of the investments have been made for students attending four-year colleges and universities both in and outside of North Carolina.  After reviewing a 2018 White Paper on strategic scholarship investments, the Foundation board began discussing the most strategic use of its scholarship investments. Should we make a more significant investment in Davie County students who would fill positions in local companies, thus helping […]
April 8, 2021
Cassidy Kluttz and her family celebrate her 2020 graduation from Davie High

First IGNITE DAVIE College Promise Scholarship Recipient Graduates

Cassidy Kluttz has earned an Associate of Arts degree totally debt free, an impressive accomplishment made possible through IGNITE DAVIE College Promise and North Carolina’s Career & College Promise program. It’s a route she would enthusiastically recommend to other Davie County students. “IGNITE DAVIE has given me the freedom to explore what I want to do and where I want to go with my life without having to worry about money.” IGNITE DAVIE is a place-based last-dollar scholarship; which means students must live in and attend school in Davie County.  All eligible high school graduates, regardless of financial need or […]
March 24, 2021

The Park at Lake Louise Celebrates Grand Opening With Ribbon Cutting

Nestled next to Colin Creek Golf Club is Davie County’s newest recreational gem – The Park at Lake Louise. Community officials and residents were invited to explore the park on March 20th as owners Dr. Joel and Beth Edwards celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and hotdog lunch. The park is located at 2251 US 64 E., in Mocksville at the former site of Hickory Hill Golf Club.  “I’d like to thank everyone for coming today. This has been an exciting time for Beth and me and the people who have been working on this project,” said Dr. Edwards. […]
June 18, 2020

Davie Chamber Gives $2,000 to Support IGNITE DAVIE

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce recently donated $2,000 to the Davie Community Foundation to support IGNITE DAVIE, a college promise program which will provide Davie County students the opportunity to continue their education beyond high school graduation through college assistance. The funds came from the sale of iShopDavie cards that offer discounts to area businesses, Keith Beck’s idea to support both IGNITE DAVIE and local businesses at the same time.  “IGNITE DAVIE is such an amazing opportunity for the students of Davie County,” said Beck, an agent with Farm Bureau in Mocksville and treasurer for the Davie County Chamber […]
March 23, 2020
Lori Smith, Jimmie Welch (EC Teacher at Davie High) Nate Hampton at Second Harvest Food Bank

Local Foundations Establish Response Fund to Support Non-Profits

Davie County COVID-19 Response Fund to Support Non-Profits on the Front Lines Ten days ago, Davie High Hunger Fighters served students at the high school. Now the group is packing food boxes for almost 700 children and their families in Davie County Schools on a weekly basis. During a crisis, non-profit organizations like DHHF are on the front lines and expected to do much more, typically with fewer resources. The coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a profound effect on our community. These organizations need our help and support to be able to serve our children, families, and the community in these […]