Chamber Foundation Receives Grant From PPL Foundation for Two High School Workplace Exploration Programs

The Foundation of the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce has received a $4,100 grant from the PPL Foundation. These funds will be used to support Classroom in the Workplace programming, and will directly help us to provide real-world experiences to area high school students.  This grant will provide funds for two of the Foundation’s Keystone programs, Classroom in Healthcare and Classroom on Main Street. 

“Thanks to the support of PPL, the Foundation will once again be able to offer students the opportunity to get first-hand experience and knowledge about two of our key local economic drivers, healthcare and, small business and entrepreneurship,” states Jeff Emanuel, Foundation of CMCC director. 

Through strategic partnerships, the PPL Foundation will support organizations that are working to create vibrant, sustainable communities and empowering each citizen to fulfill her or his potential. The PPL Foundation contributes more than $3 million annually to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations in north and central Pennsylvania.