Henry E. Wurst Family Foundation Remains Committed to America's Youth
Press release from the issuing company
Apex, NC (April 6, 2006) – Founded in 1955 by the Wurst family, the Henry E. Wurst Family Foundation has made contributions for over 50 years for the betterment of the communities in which Henry Wurst, Inc. is located, emphasizing character building programs for youth to help them grow up to be good citizens and productive members of society. Since its inception, the foundation has contributed more than $2.5 million.
Henry Wurst Inc., along with the Wurst family, helps fund these efforts. John Wurst serves both as Chairman of Henry Wurst, Inc. and the foundation. His wife of 50 years, Margaret Wurst, acts as Secretary for the foundation and handles the day-to-day responsibilities.
The Henry E. Wurst Family Foundation gives to numerous organizations that in some way support children. Charities include the YMCA, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Boys & Girls Clubs, The Salvation Army, and Special Olympics. In 2006, a significant percentage of foundation giving will be geared toward the Southern Platte County Athletic Association (SPCAA). The Henry E. Wurst Family Foundation is supporting SPCAA efforts to build a new youth sports facility in Kansas City, MO. The facility will be a youth community center for baseball, softball, and soccer.
“The Wurst family has always been committed to our youth. Because of this enthusiasm, Henry Wurst, Inc. employees follow the spirit of the foundation and donate their time, energy and financial resources to many charities,” states Jim Herbst, President of the Southeast Region.
Henry Wurst, Inc. is headquartered in Kansas City, MO and is one of North America’s largest and most diverse commercial printers. Its mission is to provide outstanding counsel, information, and communications products and services to facilitate development of its customers’ businesses. The company has a national sales presence and has production facilities located in Missouri, North Carolina, and Colorado.
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