News and Updates from PCCF

Art Goes to School

Markie May Summer 2012

Markie May is a remarkable donor.  She, with the support of her husband Roger, established the Mary Hamman May Art Goes to School Fundin 2005.  Her focus has been on school based arts programs in Pickaway County. 


Berger Health Foundation - Point of Pride

Berger Health System Building

Created in 2004, the Berger Health Foundation is the charitable arm of the Berger Health System. As a point of pride for Pickaway County, the Berger Health Foundation supports health related services and programs for our county's residents. The Pickaway County Community Foundation is proud to support the work of the Berger Health Foundation and manage three of its endowed funds. This is an important parternship for the donors and supporters of the Berger Health Foundation.

The endowment services offered by the PCCF add value and will help the Berger Health Founadtion reach its goals. We are proud of this partnership and of the quality level of health care provided in Pickaway County. For more information about the Berger Health Foundation, find their website at


Faces of Philanthropy

Weta Mae Image

The Foundation is comprised of many donors and volunteers who help tell our story and contribute to our mission.  Weta Mae Leist has served as Secretary of the Board for the last eight years.  Retired from OSU Extension, Weta Mae has worked with many of the founding Board members and been a strong support for the Board over the years.  She believes that the "Foundation is a good thing for the community for people who want to invest and give back". 


Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park Sign

The Foundation was pleased to be involved in the unveiling of the new entry sign to the Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park in Circleville.  The sign was gifted in honor of past board chair Chuck Wellman Jr.'s father, Chuck Wellman Sr.


2012 Pickaway Fellows complete program in Washington DC

2012 Pickaway Fellows in Washington DC

The 2012 Pickaway Leadership Fellows spent an intensive 48 hours in Washington DC to conclude their leadership development program on April 24-26.