Pendleton - Open Hearts, Open Purses — a philanthropic event established in Pendleton by the South Madison Community Foundation — will conduct its fifth annual dinner event next week.
The event, which attracts more than 100 local women who donate $100 each, will award one of three finalists a grant worth thousands of dollars.
“The major OHOP grant is $10,000,” Donor and Community Development Officer Tammy Bowman said. “We ask at least 100 women to give $100 each, and the entire $100 is awarded to the community in the form of grants.”
Bowman said the OHOP event is scheduled for 6 p.m. June 12 at Blu Falls Arts and Event Center in Pendleton. The dinner is included in the $100 OHOP membership.
“All members listen to a 10-minute presentation from the finalists and then vote at their tables,” Bowman said. “Those votes are counted on the spot, and the winner is announced that night.”
This story appears in the print edition of Times-Post. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here.
All content copyright ©2016 Pendleton Times-Post, a publication of AIM Media Indiana unless otherwise noted.
Times-Post • 126 W. State St. • Pendleton, IN 46064 • (765) 778-2324