Special thanks every two weeks
Special thanks to this group of Three Rivers Community Schools employees, Rachel Kopka, Katherine Blakley, Randi Eggleston, Dolene Turner, and Blair Brindley who support the Promise with a payroll deduction from every paycheck they receive You bring smiles to the faces of the Promise Board every two weeks!
Great Boost from Kadant Johnson
Kadant Johnson Announces $50,000 Pledge to Three Rivers Promise In Addition to Funding Match Challenges The Three Rivers Promise received a huge boost to its fundraising efforts this week when Kadant Johnson pledged $50,000 to the scholarship program. In addition, Kadant Johnson will match all corporate donations up to an additional $50,000. The locally-based company will go a step further, inviting all its employees to donate to the Promise with [...]
$2200 raised! thanks to Jones, Michigan!
Thank you to the organizers and participants in the Jones Multi-family Garage Sale -- your hard work created a wonderful donation to the Promise of $2200! Kudos to Hazel Crosbie and Karen Seager and all who helped them make the sale such a success.
Confluence 3R Donates $3000 To The Promise!
Mara Kore and the Confluence 3R team donated $3000 to the Three Rivers Promise on Friday, June 10th, a week before their grand opening event! The TRP board truly appreciates their commitment to making the Promise a reality and investing in the Three Rivers community. TRP board members Michael Eldridge and Danielle Moreland received a tour of Confluence's new facility and walked away impressed. "It's nice to see an older [...]
Three Rivers Community Schools Fundraiser Raises $2,300 For The Promise!
The Three Rivers Community Schools teachers and staff recently raised $2,301 for the Three Rivers Promise! Their generous donation was made possible by those who participated in the second round of the "Jeans Days" fundraiser event. During the Tuesday, June 6th school board meeting, the donation check was presented to Michael Eldridge, Three Rivers Promise Board Member, by Nikki Nash, the TRCS superintendent. The TRP board truly appreciates the continued [...]
Run for the Future: we are all winners!
The Run For The Future 5K Race/1 Mile Walk was a success! Many thanks to our sponsors, runners, walkers, volunteers, and everyone behind the scenes. You made this amazing community event possible and helped the Three Rivers Promise get closer to our phase one goal. We raised over $20,000! The weather was fantastic, and while the course was challenging, we believe everyone had a good time. We're already [...]
Thank you for two pledges — a great way to donate!
Three Rivers Promise extends a great thank you to Kendra Dillivan Eldridge of Century 21! As 2022 began, she challenged herself and other businesses to support the Promise. Kendra pledged to donate 10% of her net earnings from every closing on the sale of a home in the Three Rivers School District to the Promise. Last week she sent us her first payment on that pledge! And now, this week, [...]
Celebrating first anniversary of the Promise!
We're excited to announce that today, March 15, 2022, is the first anniversary of the public announcement of the Three Rivers Promise! We want to take this moment to thank all of the generous individuals and businesses who have donated and volunteered! You have given $420,000 to the Three Rivers Promise in just a year! We are grateful for your support for the children of our community. We recommend picking [...]
Promise banner greets visitors at TRHS
Thanks to Principal Carrie Balk and two Promise volunteers, Riley-Jo Mains and Elliot Weed, the Promise banner now greets all visitors to the Three Rivers High School!
Southern Michigan Bank & Trust Pledges $10,000
Southern Michigan Bank & Trust shows its commitment to the Three Rivers Promise by pledging $10,000! The TRP board sincerely appreciates SMBT's support. Because of you, we continue to move towards our phase one goal of raising $3M, which will allow us to start awarding partial scholarships to TRHS graduates. We encourage other Three Rivers businesses to follow SMBT's lead and donate to the Three Rivers Promise. To learn more [...]
Run For The Future 5K And 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk Launched
It is time to lace up your sneakers, join the Three Rivers Promise - Run For The Future 5K Race, and support a great cause! Not into running a 5K? Well, join us for the 1-mile fun run/walk instead! These must-do family-friendly events will occur at Meyer Broadway Park, located in Three Rivers, MI, on April 23, 2022. Make sure to stick around for a post-race celebration with drinks, food, [...]
In gratitude, wishing you Happy Holidays!
Wonderful support from the Three Rivers Schools
In the spirit of National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, Nikki Nash, the interim superintendent of TRCS, presented the Three Rivers Promise with a check for $2815! This generous donation was made possible by the TRCS teachers and staff who participated in the "Jeans Days" fundraiser. The TRP board would like to thank everyone for their support and generosity. Together we can make the Promise a reality. #TRPromise [...]
Thanks to our donors the Promise reaches a miletstone!
Happy Weekend, everyone! The TRP team wants to share some good news. We've reached 10% of our phase one goal with $301,886 in total donations and pledges! Please take a moment to view our donation wall, where we recognize all those who have donated to the Three Rivers Promise.
Three Rivers Promise Hosts Dan’s Fish Fry Fundraiser
As you see in the photos, the evening was all it promised to be - good food and good company. The Three Rivers Promise's team of volunteers fed 416 Adults, 3 children older than 5, and 5 under 5. Thank you to everyone who came and made our first public event so successful. We will do it again next year!
The Three Rivers Woman’s Club Donates $13,000 to the Three Rivers Promise
Club members and Promise Board members met for the official presentation Tuesday, August 3, 2021. in front of the Three Rivers High School. The TRWC is celebrating its 130th club anniversary this year, and the members felt there was no better way to honor the strong legacy of the Club than to donate to the future of Three Rivers Students with a donation to the Three Rivers Promise! The Woman's [...]
Class of ’64 raises $2300 for the Promise!
Congratulations Class of '64! You have raised four times the amount of the Challenge!
Class of ’64 donates $1,925 to the Promise and Raises the Bar!
During this summer’s Reunions 2021, the Three Rivers High School Class of 1964 is having a birthday party on July 31 as they celebrate their 75th birthdays. And as part of the celebration, four members of the class issued a challenge to their classmates to raise funds for the Three Rivers Promise. Their initial $300 (4 times $75) has been met and almost tripled; ten classmates have donated $1625. With [...]
Promise presents Dan’s Famous Fish Fry — all you can eat fish and pork tenderloin!
Celebrate the Three Rivers Promise and help raise funds to support the Promise! Click here to buy tickets online for the Promise Fish Fry, Friday, August 13
Update on the Class of ’64 Challenge for donations to the Three Rivers Promise
The response to the Challenge has been rapid and generous. As of today, July 12, seven members of the Class of ’64 have given $700! With the $300 from the four challengers, the total donated is $1,000! We on the Promise team are very grateful. And we humbly say, don’t stop now Class of ’64! The organizers of the birthday party say that they are prepared to take donations at [...]
2021 Water Festival Parade
In the 2021 Water Festival, Ellie Ruesink, Aaron, with Promise intern Elliott Weed, march down Main St. with the Promise banner. All are Three Rivers High School students and future recipients of the Promise!
The Value of Trade Schools
Here is an article showing how valuable a trade school education can be. And this is the reason that the Promise will pay for tuition at a trade school as well as a college. Every year, millions of high school seniors apply to college, but a good fraction of these students may not feel that a four-year degree is right for them. Even if they end up going to a [...]
Honoring Three Rivers High School Graduates
Richard "Dick" Rollins, Ph.D., Three Rivers High School Class of 1964 was an historian, scholar, and friend to many. Dick completed his undergraduate in American History at Michigan State University. He went on to complete his Ph.D. in American History. He authored and co-authored many books, most on the American Civil War. His most famous work became the definitive study of the life of Noah Webster, the American lexicographer. Dick's [...]
Scholarship Program For All Three Rivers High School Graduates Announced
The Three Rivers Promise (TRP) Board announces a public campaign to fund an endowment to support graduates of Three Rivers High School in furthering their education. The goal of the Promise is to provide every graduate of Three Rivers High School with a scholarship toward tuition and mandatory fees for post-secondary education at Michigan public colleges and vocational schools. Making the Promise happen is a community-wide effort by [...]