HONESDALE - The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation announced that The Cooperage Project was selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2014 community grant awards.

Board members Edward Cremo, Doni Hoffman, Katherine Reynolds, Matthew L. Meagher, and Jeff George, on behalf of The Cooperage Project, received a check in the amount of $1,901.20 from Villaume Foundation board members Rev. William L. Samford and Jon Villaume.

The Cooperage Project is a non-profit organization located on Main Street in Honesdale, which offers a variety of performance events, learning opportunities and promotes good works through instructive and entertaining activities that engage, challenge and enlighten people of all ages.

The Villaume grant will be utilized to purchase a projector, with the necessary accessories, as well as a projection screen.

The John and Helen Villaume Foundation established by Honesdale natives, John and Helen Villaume, is dedicated to benefit charitable, religious, scientific, literary and educational programs within Wayne County.

Since its inception, the Foundation has made awards totaling over $1,000,000 with Wayne Bank managing the account in the Wealth Management and Trust Services Division of Wayne Bank.

Additional information about the Foundation and grant applications may be obtained from: The John and Helen Villaume Foundation, c/o Wayne Bank Wealth Management and Trust Services Division, 717 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431, or by phone: 570-253-8507 or email: Trust@WayneBank.com