During the most recent awards event hosted by the Black Belt Community Foundation on June 11, a total of 69 different community organizations were given financial assistance. The Lincolnite Club Inc. was one of those organizations. Grants were distributed to organizations located in the following counties: Bullock, Choctaw, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, and Wilcox.
A total of $208,725 was distributed to winners. The Lincolnite Club in Marion is a non-profit organization that is exempt from paying taxes and works toward the goal of preserving the heritage of the Lincoln School in Alabama.
For the purpose of showcasing the institution's rich history, the Lincoln Memorial Museum was founded by the club in the year 2002. Read the Entire Article
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