This is a reminder that Mason Community Foundation grant applications are due March 1st, which is next Thursday. Forms are available at the Community Thrift Store, Mon-Fri from 9:30-4 p.m. They may be returned to the Community Thrift Store, or to Hinckley’s Country Store. The Community Thrift store is operated under the direction of the Mason Community Foundation (MCF), which was formed 5 years ago. All money received through Thrift Store sales is funneled back into local needs. Since its’ inception, MCF has funded approximately $150,000 to assist with the needs of our community.If your group or organization has a project that will benefit the citizens of Mason County, we encourage you to file an application for possible funding. The next grant cycle will be in the fall. If you have any questions, please call 347-6551 or 347-6824.