HARRODSBURG - Those wanting to support the future of academics for Mercer County students have a new avenue in which they can channel their aid.
The Mercer County Foundation for Education has been established to further educational ideas and initiatives within the Mercer County school system. The idea behind the foundation is to benefit and enhance the learning experience of all Mercer students.
The nonprofit and tax-exempt organization offers Mercer County businesses, alumni and other foundations and corporate sponsors to take stake in the future of Mercer youth. The foundation allows donations through wills, estates, gifts, fundraising events and other financial contributions.
As a mission statement, the foundation's board of directors will serve as the governing body and oversee the use of money to support the school system. The foundation itself identified four areas to focus on: