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VERC Enterprises presents $500 grant to The Gifford School in Weston, MA
Funded by the ExxonMobil Corporation and Global Partners LP, the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program is designed to provide local retailers an opportunity to invest in the future of their communities through educational grants to neighborhood schools.
Lee Richardson, Manager of the VERC Weston Mobil presented the check to Wilson Fredian, Executive Director of The Gifford School.
"We're proud to participate in such a fine program that recognizes and supports the quality of local schools," said Jim Fitzgerald, President of VERC Enterprises.
About VERC Enterprises
VERC Enterprises is the region's leading, independent chain of convenience stores and gasoline stations, with locations throughout Eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The company began 50 years ago with a single car wash in Marshfield, in a business founded by Eugene Vercollone. Today, Jim Fitzgerald serves as President of the company and two of Mr. Vercollone's sons, Leo and Paul, are CEO and Senior Vice President, respectively. The firm has more than 350 employees and is a leader in hiring those with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. In 2011 VERC Enterprises was recognized by the Boston Business Journal as a Best Place to Work in Massachusetts and as a Leader in Diversity and in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2016 by the Boston Globe as a Best Place to Work in Massachusetts. In 2017, VERC was named Employer of the Year by both the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind and The ARC of Greater Plymouth. For additional information, please visit the website, www.vercenterprises.com, or call 781-934-7300.
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PHOTO: Lee Richardson, Manager of the VERC Weston Mobil presents a check for $500 to Wilson Fredian, Executive Director of The Gifford School in Weston, MA; the grant was made possible through the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program.