EITC Scholarships Totaling $32,000 for Families of Montgomery County to be Announced

Scholarship funding made possible through Pennsylvania’s K12 EITC Program


WHAT
:

Representatives from CSX Transportation, Enterprise Holdings and Waste Management, along with the Bridge Educational Foundation will announce the donation of $32,000 in Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) scholarships to families of Montgomery County.

WHO:

Bill Goetz, CSX Transportation
Judy Archibald, Waste Management
Senator Bob Mensch
Senator John Rafferty
Rep. Todd Stephens
Rep. Mark Painter
Rep. Mike Vereb
Rep. Marcy Toepel
Natalie Nutt, Bridge Educational Foundation
Representatives from:  Blessed Teresa of Calcutta School, Coventry Christian School, Holy Cross Regional Catholic School, Mary Mother of Redeemer Catholic School, Our Lady of Confidence Day School, Pope John Paul II High School, Presentation BVM School, Red Hill Christian School, St. Basil Academy, St. Hilary of Poitiers Catholic School and Visitation BVM School

WHEN:
October 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Education Center
256 Swamp Pike
Schwenksville, PA 19476
610-287-2500

Background:
Bridge Educational Foundation is a scholarship organization recognized as an approved 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization and was established under the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Foundation’s core mission is to partner families and schools with Pennsylvania businesses to provide scholarship opportunities throughout Pennsylvania.  Based in Harrisburg, PA, Bridge Educational Foundation is currently one of the largest and most innovative scholarship organizations of its kind, raising more than $20 million to provide educational opportunities for low income families statewide.  www.bridgeedu.org

CONTACT: Sarah Stroman sstroman@pasen.gov  (215) 541-2388