Area nonprofit organizations are invited to gather for two events in August in order to promote public education about the newly established Atchison Area Community Foundaiton.

The Atchison Area Community Foundation (AACF) will be hosting two events in August to educate the public about the newly established organization and its services to Atchison and surrounding communities.

At Noon on Wednesday, Aug. 7, representatives from area nonprofit organizations and schools are invited to an informational luncheon. Later that day, at 5:30 p.m., local business and community leaders may attend an after-hours event featuring a cash bar.

The following morning, on Thursday, Aug. 8, AACF will host a breakfast meeting for area financial advisors, investment managers, insurance agents, and other interested professionals at 7:30 a.m.

Each of these meetings will be held at Elizabeth’s Special Events & Catering, 121 North Fifth Street in Atchison.

Anyone interested in attending should RSVP by Friday, July 26, to

The Atchison Area Community Foundation was established this past March as an affiliate of the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation, a nonprofit 501©(3) organization incorporated in the state of Kansas. AACF is operated by a local board of directors and has several funds under its umbrella, with an invested amount valued at over $100,000.

The purpose of AACF is to support programs that enhance the quality of life for Atchison area residents today and into the future. If you would like more information about this topic, please contact me, Jonathan Mize, AACF Chairman of the Board, at

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