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The Morris Theatre Guild picked up some grant funding thanks to a local foundation.

The Theatre Guild has been chosen as the 11th recipient of a $1,000 grant celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Community Foundation of Grundy County. The Morris Theatre Guild has been promoting community theatre in the Illinois River Valley since 1973.

They were nominated to receive the grant in honor of longtime volunteer Judy Miller. As part of the Community Foundation’s 20th anniversary year, twenty $1,000 grants will be awarded to nonprofits serving Grundy County as nominated by the community.

Nominations can also be for a nonprofit in general whose work is impacting the quality of life in Grundy County. Nomination forms are online at or available for pick-up at 520 W. Illinois Avenue in Morris.