The Press Newspaper
BP-Husky Refinery recently made a $200,000 contribution to the Oregon Public Schools, according to Mary Caprella, government-public affairs director.
The donation was made through the BP Foundation, which provides funding for local programs. School board member Dick Gabel approached BP last year and asked the company for financial help to help make up the shortfall caused by a decrease in state funding and the recession.
The one-time gift will be used to defray the cost of fuel for buses, according to Mike Zalar, school superintendent..
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Bri’tony is a Paul Mitchell Focus Salon.
The grant is part of the Blue Sky Involve initiative of Johnson Controls. Johnson Controls is a Fortune 500 corporation based out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Blue Sky Involve allows each JCI location the opportunity to give back to the community focusing on volunteerism and financial support. Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio provides WWII veterans the opportunity to visit the WWII memorial in Washington D.C. at no cost.
Johnson Controls also operates a plant in Northwood.
Contact a member for ticket information or call the chamber at 419-693-5580.
The Oregon/Northwood Rotary Club seeks sponsors and teams for its annual golf invitational Friday, September 4 at Eagles Landing. The event raises funds for service projects. Some of these have been Breakfast with Santa at Clay High School, the Challenger Learning Center, dictionaries for third graders and Ohio Reads tutors.