Avedis awards $15K grant to BabyMobile

Avedis Foundation has just announced its award of a $15,000 grant to Infant Crisis Services for its BabyMobile program, which provides a week’s supply of diapers and formula or toddler food, [...]

Avedis awards grant to Red Cross academy

Avedis Foundation just announced it has awarded funds to support the American Red Cross Shawnee — a $10,000 grant that will be used to assist with training the nonprofit’s Disaster Action Team [...]



Avedis provides tuition assistance grant for OBU alternative certification education program

Shawnee Bridges receives nearly $96K in Avedis grant funds

Avedis awards $12K grant to Junior Achievement

Avedis shares highlights of 2022 efforts

Avedis awards $250K grant to Uplift Mentoring

Infant Crisis Services receives $15K grant from Avedis

Dale Receives $11,500 Grant

Avedis awards $.5M grant to Community Renewal

Community Market receives $157K Avedis grant

Avedis seeks nominations for service award

Partners in Caring awarded $236K Avedis grant

COCAA grant writer program receives Avedis grant for added personnel

MGMoA receives $50K Avedis grant for education programming

Avedis to host Health Week presentation; Tom Terry to be honored

Avedis Awards $77K to Salvation Army Boys And Girls Club

Health Week 2023 begins May 27; continues through June 3

United Way Shawnee Recovery Fund receives $100K, $200K gift match from Avedis

Hope Can Be Taught, Learned, Restored; Find Your Hope

Avedis $40K grant to R.I.S.E. Program Inc.

That’s a wrap:  Health Week 2023

Avedis Foundation Hosts “Celebrate Teachers” Event

Avedis grant enables students, teachers to study at Quartz Mountain

SLT receives $22K from Avedis

Avedis awards $12,500 grant to Salvation Army-Shawnee

Jim Thorpe Stadium turf project becoming reality with community partner donations

Avedis holds ‘Celebrate Nonprofits’ recognition event

MGMoA receives $10.K Avedis grant for art education

CMPC receives $161K Avedis grant

Jeremiah House receives $24,500 Avedis grant


Avedis Foundation:  Halo project receives $14,730 grant

Avedis Foundation:  Neighboring 101 awarded $22,500 grant

Avedis Foundation Shares 2019 Highlights

Avedis Foundation:  Community Renewal receives $500K grant

Oklahoma United Methodist Circle of Care, Avedis, team up for building project

Shawnee residents tour new foster care home project

Collaborative receives nearly $400,000 in grant funds from the Avedis Foundation

Autism center receives $97K Avedis Foundation grant

Avedis Foundation:  Legacy Parenting receives $65K grant

Avedis Foundation:  COCAA awarded more than $70K in grant funds

Avedis assists local nonprofit organizations in meeting critical needs

COVID-19 precautions:  Avedis Health Week, speaker series canceled 

Avedis announces local partnership to provide PPE to area nonprofits

Project: SAFE awarded nearly $15K grant from The Avedis Foundation

Pott. County achieves certified Blue Zones Community status

Oklahoma’s First Blue Zones Certified Community 

F7 receives nearly $31K Avedis grant for equipment upgrade

BBBS receives $15K grant for one-to-one mentoring

Local Blue Zones Project manager named for Pottawatomie County

Church Completes Playground For Unique School

Shawnee educators to benefit from $4K Avedis grant

Awards Gala Reveals County’s Top Ten

Infant Crisis Services gets $10K Avedis grant

Local boys, girls club receives $60K Avedis grant

Community asked to rally around health care staff

Healthcare Heroes Continue To Battle Pandemic

Roving Banner Stops At County Meeting

CMPC receives grant to combat hunger

Avedis to fund rejuvenation suite for Shawnee hospital

Avedis to Fund Rejuvenation Suite At St. Anthony – Shawnee


OBU Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic to host open house

Avedis Foundation:  Shawnee YMCA receives $135,000 grant

Groundbreaking:  Project begins for foster sibling homes

Avedis Foundation shares 2018 highlights 

Avedis issues $6,000 grant for books

Mobile Smiles coming to Shawnee to help those without dental insurance

Shawnee Forward Leadership Class:  Avedis helps fund Hit the Bricks 5K

More than $1M:  Chandler and Prague awarded grants for safe school routes

Community Renewal: Avedis continues support of caring program

Avedis Foundation:  Leadership roundtables established 

Circle of Care:  Shawnee to do its part in foster care

Avedis doles out $80K grant to Boys, Girls Club

R.I.S.E. program receives $51K grant from Avedis

MGMoA receives award for excellence at Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence Awards

Avedis Foundation awards Parkinson Foundation with $10K grant

Avedis Foundation: Matching grants doled out to local ONE Award winners

Avedis Foundation Announces Health Week, May 24-31

Avedis Foundation welcomes Fox Sports 1′s Jenna Wolfe

Community Renewal becomes Blue Zones Approved

Avedis Foundation:  Annual Health Week begins today

Annual Health Week underway in Shawnee:  events listed

Avedis Foundation Health Week: Tai Chi in the Park moved indoors

Rainy weather:  Krazy Kids Day event rescheduled for June 14 in Shawnee

Avedis Foundation:  Speaker effects change through consistency

Avedis Foundation Health Week: Neon Run event moved inside

Project: SAFE receives $24K grant from Avedis

SLT receives $35K Avedis Foundation grant toward lighting

Avedis Foundation grant to fund Texoma day camp for 5 local youth

Scholarships available for Shawnee Educators

Avedis Holds Third Annual Celebrate Teachers Event, Monday

Junior Achievement receives $10K grant from Avedis

Blue Zones Project:  Shawnee meeting goals for well-being initiative

The Avedis Foundation: BBBS receives $15K mentoring grant

Shawnee Educators retreat to Quartz Mountain for Fall Workshops

Avedis Foundation:  GCTC receives $15K grant for STEM on Wheels program

Avedis Foundation:  Infant Crisis Services awarded $10K grant

City of Tecumseh receives $48K Avedis Foundation grant

Avedis Funds New Tecumseh Park

Avedis Foundation:  Local food bank receives $158K grant

Avedis Foundation has invested $40M in area to date


Community Enrichment:  Neighboring 101 offering classes

Sidewalks project progresses north along broadway

Avedis Foundation announces retirement of President/CEO Michelle Briggs

Avedis Foundation headquarters groundbreaking sets construction in motion

Avedis Foundation Speaker Series: Three Cs recipe for winners

Kickapoo Park: Group collaborates on community garden project

Avedis Foundation continues to benefit county programs

Blue Zones Project: Broadway focus of audit, town hall

Shawnee Salvation Army: Avedis named Friend of Youth

SMS becomes a Blue Zones approved school

Avedis Foundation Names New President/CEO

Neighboring 101:  Graduation set for overcomers 

First Avedis President Michelle Briggs Retires June 30

SPS receives Avedis grant for Fitness Camps

Shawnee grocer goes Blue

Action Physical Therapy becomes Blue Zones approved

Chicago Street Deli now Blue Zones approved

Museum offers free admission for summer

Progress 2018:  Avedis Foundation continues to benefit county programs

Progress 2018:  OBU completes another successful year

Progress 2018:  Sidewalks project

Avedis Foundation:  Briggs retirement marks ‘end of era’

Avedis Program Director announces resignation

Avedis Foundation headquarters nears completion 

Shawnee Planning Commission:  Blue Zones Project talks options for Broadway

The Lunch Box becomes Blue Zones approved

Training opportunities:  Marketing workshop helps nonprofits 

Avedis adds board members

Avedis settles into new Shawnee headquarters

Progress On Sidewalk Projects

Avedis awards grant for Tecumseh park project

Avedis Awards $100,000 Grant to Tecumseh 

Avedis Grant Will Help Build Sibling Group Foster Homes


Avedis Foundation: Shawnee now Blue Zones partner (video)

Avedis Foundation: Shawnee now Blue Zones partner

Blue Zones Project starts in Shawnee

Education: SMS dirt work in full swing

Blue Zones:  Focus groups assess city

Blue Zones tours set to view area’s potential

SMS tennis courts get foundation

Blue Zones tours: Shawnee’s potential assessed

Blue Zones Goal: Plan For People, Not Cars and Traffic

Avedis To Create, Fund Foundation For Terney

Community Renewal: Caring group celebrates milestone with project

Blue Zones Project sets up on Main

Getting on Board with the Blue Zones Project

Blue Zones Project: Built Environment Summit held Thursday

Blue Zones: Food Policy Summit held in Pottawatomie County

Avedis pledges grant for swim lessons

Blue Zone Identifies Four Opportunities To Create Healthy Food Environments

Blue Zones Project: Speaker talks tobacco policy

Blue Zones Project Kickoff set for initiative

ASHA/Community Renewal team up

Blue Zones Project: Owl Shoppe on board, certified

Beacon profile: Avedis Foundation

Community Market celebrates anniversary

Avedis Awards Local Grants

Blue Zones certifies business before kickoff

Community Market Kids Chopped Challenge educates youth

Community Renewal: Kids Camp underway

Blue Zones Project plans kickoff

Best-Selling Author Will Work With Local Teachers Monday

Shawnee Middle School Avedis Park Nearing Completion

Celebrate Pottawatomie County Teachers event held

Celebrate Pottawatomie County Teachers Letter to the Editor

SMS embraces Avedis Park in new year

Blue Zones Project, Pottawatomie County Steering Committee Signs Blueprint

Shawnee YMCA to Celebrate Blue Zones Approval on Tuesday

Shawnee Middle School Grand Opening Set Aug 29 for Avedis Park

Blue Zones Project Officially Kicks Off

SMS Avedis Park open to students, public

GCTC offers Blue Zones-friendly cooking classes

The City of Shawnee Awarded AARP Community Challenge Grant

Avedis Foundation, PLS Foundation getting books in the hands of Pott County kids

County Initiative Honored as OPHA Public Health Program of the Year

Companies focus on healthy changes with Blue Zones Project

Community Renewal:  Friendship House breaks ground

Avedis foots bill for more sidewalks

Bridges Out of Poverty: Avedis gives grant to Neighboring 101


A light for my path: Airport walking track lights going up

Avedis Speaker Series set

Community Market construction underway

Avedis speaks about series to Rotary Club

Tecumseh Council Awards Splash Pad Installation Bid

Avedis presents grant to South Central Industries

Avedis Foundation Speaker: Invest in children

St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital: Public tours new tower

A Towering Achievement

St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital: Moving day arrives for health care staff

Sidewalk, driveway work on Independence Street continues

Splash pad construction: Tecumseh getting ready to make a splash for summer

SMS groundbreaking: Avedis grant project starts

Ground Broken For Shawnee Middle School Project

Tecumseh Kids Will Soon Be Splashing

Community Market: Nonprofit aims to end hunger

Local brief: Community Renewal program launches with Friday kickoff (with video)

Food Resource Center receives grant

Enthusiasm Ripples Throughout Crowd As 350 People Jam CPN Cultural Center

Child Welfare Group Honors Advocates At Luncheon

Community Renewal: Caring on purpose

Tecumseh getting closer to summer fun in new splash park

Shawnee Splash: Opening day Saturday

Avedis Foundation: Week promotes health

Sidewalk in the works

Shawnee Splash Off To A Busy Swim Season In Spite Of Weather

New sidewalks being poured at Grove Elementary School

STEM summer camp this week at GCTC

Shawnee Splash offers playful way to exercise

Splash around, cool off

Nonprofit market opening in Pottawatomie County

Group effort: Community Market to open Tuesday

Community Market of Pottawatomie County opens doors

Community Renewal meetings teach about caring mission

South Central Industries dedicates expansion

Avedis announces 5 year plan to build 14 miles of sidewalks

Avedis announces $3.5M project

Avedis to Help Build 14 Miles Of Sidewalks In Shawnee

Maud, McLoud get trails grants

Tecumseh gets grant for Walk with Me Project

Asher Schools gets walking trails grant

Sidewalk projects: Shawnee among ODOT grants

Sidewalk Grants Awarded

Airport track: Lights get nod from FAA

Grant Will Fund Sidewalks Along Two Busy City Streets

Shawnee Foundation to help fund transportation projects

Avedis awards match-grant for Expo

County Pledges Help For Expo Renovation

Blue Zones presentation set

Foundation to support Blue Zones in Shawnee

Avedis plots site to call home

Avedis awards $60,000 grant to MGMoA

Avedis gauges well-being program

Avedis Park At Middle School Underway


City Commission: Splash pad receives funding

Commission to consider trail lighting proposal

Trail lighting proposal approved

Youth literacy program integrates horses

Avedis Foundation awards grants

Avedis Foundation, Volunteers Work To Launch ‘Community Renewal Pottawatomie’ Program

Pool project progresses

Community walk to promote health awareness

Splash pad design revealed; construction begins

Hospital promotes National Walking Day

Pool project’s name, logo revealed

Shawnee Splash opening nears; details revealed

Glow Run announced, registration open

Horse-filled fieldtrip concludes literacy program

Dog walk promotes wellness; registration open

Shawnee Splash readies for grand opening

Avedis Foundation matches grant to nonprofit groups

Upcoming Krazy Kids Day detailed

Pool prepped for grand opening

Downpours Drown Splash Opening Plans

Health week features spectrum of activities

Krazy Kids Day a knockout

Paws in the Park planned for Friday

Two Health Week Events Rescheduled

All Aglow For Health Week

Community walk caters to canines

Community dives into Shawnee Splash

They’re Crossing A Bridge That Leads Out Of Poverty

Community impact: Thousands visit Shawnee Splash

‘Splash’ Sends Out Financial Ripples, Commission Told

Pott County Child Welfare Collaborative gets Avedis grant

Foundation Brings County $6.5 Million In “Glad Tidings”

Maud pool gets makeover; grand opening set Saturday

Commission Hears Good News About Splash, Taxes

Avedis Grant Funds Large SMS Project

Trails Master Plan: Walk this way

Surveys sought as part of Avedis Community Renewal project

Avedis Foundation makes donation for Tecumseh Friends’ fundraiser

Nonprofit to build market in Shawnee

Food, resource center to open in Shawnee this spring

Foundation: Avedis, ‘good news’ for county

Shawnee Middle School: Avedis gives $1.5M to SMS

Walk to School: Day promotes ‘walkable community’

Trails Master Plan moving forward in Shawnee

Avedis awards grant for Tecumseh Splash Pad

County Funds One Safe Place Startup

With Avedis’ Help, Tecumseh Building Splash Pad At Park

Red Kettle and Angel Tree programs begin

Nonprofit: Market groundwork underway

Avedis awards $450K grant to Project Safe