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May 15, 2014

Bridge Educational Foundation Announces EITC Scholarships

— WATSONTOWN — Bridge Educational Foundation announced scholarships totaling $31,000 to local families through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Scholarship Program. Associated Wholesalers, Inc. and Williams-Transco Pipeline donated the scholarships to benefit children attending Watsontown Christian School, Meadowbrook Christian, Greenwood Friends, Columba Catholic and Our Lady of Lourdes School. Students, families, and local officials including Senator John Gordner, Representative Kurt Masser and Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver attended the event to show their support for Pennsylvania’s EITC Program and the local schools.  

The scholarship donations are part of the K-12 EITC Programs. The K-12 EITC tuition program provides companies with a 75 percent tax credit — 90 percent for a two-year commitment — for funds donated to approved, non-profit scholarship or educational improvement organizations businesses may donate up to $750,000 per year though the K-12 program.

For information on how to request scholarship funding please visit www.bridgeedu.org and click on the scholarship tab.

 

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