Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Fresh Coat Of Paint Grants Awarded By Keep PA Beautiful, Glidden, The Home Depot

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is pleased to announce the eight grant recipients of their 2015 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania Program.  This year’s event is held in partnership with support from Glidden Professional and The Home Depot.  
Designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies, the program enables these groups to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful through the application of fresh paint and a lot of elbow grease.
During the month of September, the grant recipients will transform their structure utilizing up to 20 gallons of exterior paints, courtesy of Glidden Professional and a gift card for painting supplies courtesy of The Home Depot.  
The grant winners are:
— North Braddock Cares, Inc. – North Braddock, Allegheny County
— Friends Association for Care & Protection of Children – West Chester, Chester County
— Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network – Erie, Erie County
— Borough of Alburtis – Alburtis, Lehigh County
— Dupont Borough – Dupont, Luzerne County
— Borough of Coudersport – Coudersport, Potter County
— Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry & Tourism – Oil City, Venango County
— Washington & Jefferson College – Washington, Washington County
“Glidden Professional is honored to be partnered with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful.  Fresh Paint Days is a valuable program and I want to congratulate the winners and we look forward to working with each of your organizations. A renewed community appearance adds to home values, helps attract business investments, and improves the neighborhood’s overall appearance,” said Dan Corum Northern Division Sales Manager for Glidden Professional Paints.
“Through our partnership with Glidden Professional and The Home Depot, Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania empowers community groups to take a direct role in community revitalization efforts,” explains Shannon Reiter, President of Keep PA Beautiful. “Something as simple as a fresh coat of paint on a community structure sends a strong message that we care about our communities. Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania grants.”
For more information, visit the Keep PA Beautiful Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania webpage.

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