PPG grants fund math, literacy resources for South Bloomfield Elementary

21/05/2014
Nathan Frick, process engineer at PPG Industries’ automotive coatings manufacturing facility in Circleville, Ohio, has been working with Bruce Bryant, principal, South Bloomfield Elementary School, to get funding through PPG Industries Foundation public education grants for the purchase of resources for math and literacy intervention programs.
 

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio, May 21, 2014 – Nathan Frick (right), process engineer at PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) automotive coatings manufacturing facility in Circleville, Ohio, has been working with Bruce Bryant, principal, South Bloomfield Elementary School, to get funding through PPG Industries Foundation public education grants for the purchase of resources for math and literacy intervention programs. These programs help students expand their knowledge of language, improve their reading and writing, and enhance their overall learning and use of mathematics. The PPG Industries Foundation has provided nearly $4,000 in grants to South Bloomfield Elementary during the 2013-2014 school year to support these programs.

Established in 1951, the PPG Industries Foundation demonstrates the values of PPG Industries by enhancing the quality of life in communities where the company has a presence. Interests of the foundation, in order of priority, are education, human services, culture and arts, and civic and community affairs. PPG also supports charitable causes by encouraging employees' volunteerism and board service with nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit www.ppgfoundation.com.
 
 
Contact:
Dave Moss
PPG Automotive OEM Coatings, Circleville, Ohio, Plant
740-420-6600
dlmoss@ppg.com

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