The Barnesville Area Education Foundation held their regular trustee meeting on Monday, February 13, 2017.

A new printer was purchased for the BAEF office and will be useful during our annual raffle mailing. The office is beginning to review alumni information for this year's mailing. If you know of any changes to your class list please contact the office.

Pledges and donations received from December 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017 include: Jeff Johnson, John "Jeep" Smith, David and Cindy Hilliard, Ed Eberhart, Kenneth and Rebecca Keylor and Sam and Lisa Lucas.

A memorial contribution was received from Lucille Riemenschneider in memory of Anita Turner Willsie.

Teachers/Administration contributions include: Clint Abbott, Marisa Duvall, Julie Erwin, Steve Fisher, Donna Gallagher, Angela Hannahs, Jon Jordan, Lauren King, Matt King, Lisa Lucas, Lynn Spiczenski, Pat Stephen and Amber Toriseva.

Applications for the Zunick and VanDyne scholarships are now available from the guidance counselor's offices in all Belmont County schools. The Foundation will be receiving applications until the deadline of March 16, 2017.

If you would like to become a member or just give a one time donation, please contact us at: PO Box 1, Barnesville, OH 43713, call 740 425-3001 or email us at

The mission of the Foundation is to provide funds for the local education systems and the students, that might not other-wise be available through public funds.

The next meeting will be held on April 10, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.