Posted: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Rock Valley College was the recipient of a $5,000 Community Investment Grant from local energy transportation company, Enbridge. Officials from Enbridge were joined by Illinois State Representative Joe Sosnowski to present the check to RVC leaders on Monday, December 18.
The grant will support five $1,000 scholarships for students from Boone County who attend RVC for welding or engineering.
“The RVC Foundation is extremely grateful for Enbridge’s commitment to education and their willingness to invest in the lives of the students within their service areas,” said Brittany Freiberg, Director of Development, Rock Valley College Foundation. “This gift of $5,000 will allow Enbridge to have impacted 15 students over the last three years through their scholarships at RVC.”
Enbridge Inc. is North America’s premier energy infrastructure company with strategic business platforms that include an extensive network of crude oils, liquids and natural gas pipelines, regulated natural gas distribution utilities and renewable power generation. More information about Enbridge Pipelines can be found at enbridge.com.
To learn more about the Rock Valley College Foundation or to donate to support scholarships and other College initiatives, please visit rockvalleycollege.edu/foundation.
Pictured left to right: Dave Bareham, Area Manager, Enbridge; Dr. Doug Jensen, President, Rock Valley College; John Gauderman, Director, Great Lakes Region, Enbridge; Katie Peterson, Rock Valley College Foundation; Joe Sosnowski, Illinois State Representative