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NPES Pledges Single Largest Contribution of $300,000 to PGSF

Press release from the issuing company

Pittsburgh, Pa., June 11, 2001 The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) has received a pledge of $300,000 from NPES, The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, located in Reston, Virginia. The gift, which will establish an endowed fund in the name of long-time NPES president Regis J. Delmontagne, is the largest single contribution PGSF has received in its 45-year history. "This is an outstanding commitment to the future of the industry," remarked George Ryan, president of the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation which oversees the administration of PGSF. "We estimate the return on this endowment will permit us to award over $19,000 in scholarships each year to bright students wanting to enter our industry." Students who may be eligible to receive the Regis J. Delmontagne Scholarship must be pursuing studies in graphic communications or a related field and must be a child of an employee of an NPES member firm.