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February 19, 2015

Penobscot Community Health Care Receives $9,850

FAIRFIELD, Maine – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $9,850 grant to Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) to help fund the Urgent Care Accessibility Project at Jackman Community Health Center (JCHC). The project aims to improve the urgent care facility at Jackman Community Health Center, which is part of the Penobscot Community Health Care network, by redesigning the center’s ... Read More

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February 12, 2015

Beecher Falls Volunteer Fire Department Receives $2,000

ISLAND POND, Vt. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 grant to the Beecher Falls Volunteer Fire Department to help fund the purchase of new firefighter safety equipment and gear. According to Steven Young, fire chief, the department needs to replace its outdated, worn protective clothing with new, safer gear in order to comply with National Fire Protection Association code... Read More

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February 11, 2015

Richwood Pantry, Inc. Receives $8,000 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

LEWISBURG, W.V. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded an $8,000 grant to Richwood Pantry in Nicholas County to help fund the organization’s Pantry Restoration Project. Richwood Pantry provides more than 700 families in eastern Nicholas County with meals and clothing distributions each month. The pantry also serves as an emergency shelter during natural disasters.   According to ... Read More

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February 11, 2015

Junior Achievement of Maine Receives $1,000

FAIRFIELD, Maine – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $1,000 grant to Junior Achievement of Maine (JAME) to help fund education, career and entrepreneurship training for Somerset County students. JAME works to educate Maine students about financial literacy, work readiness, career opportunities, entrepreneurship and more through free hands-on training classes. This year, the orga... Read More

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February 4, 2015

Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc. Receives $2,000

LEWISBURG, W.V. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 grant to Wellspring of Greenbrier to help fund the organization’s Bread and Soup Express program. According to Fred Kellerman, co-director of the program, more than 20 percent of Greenbrier County residents live below the poverty level and many suffer from hunger. The Bread and Soup Express program aims to address this i... Read More

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February 2, 2015

What Rain? Plum Creek Grant Helps Forests Today & Forever Stay Dry

TOLEDO, Ore. – It’s hard to appreciate the beauty of a forest when rain is dripping down your neck. A $2,247 Plum Creek grant will help Forests Today & Forever of Eugene add shelters to their popular Forest Field Day tours. Since 1992, almost 50,000 people have participated in Forest Field Day, and the non-profit organization already has 17 Forest Field Days scheduled for 1,300 middle scho... Read More

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January 30, 2015

Plum Creek to Permanently Close Lumber Remanufacturing Mill in Meridian

MERIDIAN, Idaho – Plum Creek today announced plans to permanently close its lumber remanufacturing mill in Meridian on March 31, 2015. This action is in response to the decision by a key customer not to renew its contract with the company. The closure will result in the loss of 61 jobs. The remanufacturing facility, which produces softwood boards and edge glued panels, has been owned and o... Read More

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January 22, 2015

YMCA of Marquette County Receives $4,500 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

L’ANSE, Mich. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $4,500 to the YMCA of Marquette County to help fund the purchase and installation of hardwood floors for a new gymnasium that is being built as part of a 19,000 sq. ft. addition to the Marquette YMCA. The Marquette YMCA serves more than 7,500 local children and adults each year. According to Steffani Gerard, one in five Marquette... Read More

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January 16, 2015

Two Rivers Habitat for Humanity, Inc. Receives $5,000

COLEBROOK, N.H. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to Two Rivers Habitat for Humanity to help fund the renovation of a home for a local Colebrook family in need. According to Mari Voisine, president, more than 13 percent of Coos County residents live below the poverty level and many experience sub-standard housing conditions. Two Rivers Habitat for Humanity works t... Read More

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January 14, 2015

Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation Receives

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. — The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF) recently was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Plum Creek Foundation for improving accessibility to their art education facilities for people with disabilities. OCAF is a nonprofit organization that promotes cultural arts, supports artists in residence and provides art education to people in northeast Georgia. With the help of P... Read More

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