College & Community Relations
State FarmŽ reinforces its support of Aims Community College's scholarship programSubmitted on: 06-13-2011
State Farm recently donated an additional $16,000 to The College Promise at Aims Community College, bringing the company's total investment in this grassroots scholarship program to more than $50,000. The College Promise was started in 2008 by local business leaders, with the aim of supporting students from Greeley-Evans School District 6 schools who attend Aims Community College following high school graduation. The scholarship provides financial support for tuition and books, up to $2,500. To date, more than 300 students have benefited from the fund. "State Farm supports a variety of education initiatives across the country and we are proud to include The College Promise scholarship program on our list," said State Farm Vice President-Operations Troy Turner. "Because of the program, more students have the opportunity to continue their education and gain the skills and knowledge necessary to secure a better future." "We are so very fortunate to have companies like State Farm as our neighbors," said Aims Foundation Director Julie Buderus. "This gift is an example of their investment in our community, our students and our future." Inquiries regarding contributions to The College Promise should be addressed to Julie Buderus of the Aims Foundation at (970) 339-6583 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Students who are interested in applying for College Promise funds should contact their high school counselor or Aims Pre-Collegiate Advisor Lesli Bicknell at (970) 339-6364 or email@example.com. About State FarmŽ: State Farm insures more cars and homes than any other insurer in the U.S., is the leading insurer of watercraft and is also a leading insurer in Canada. Our 17,800 agents and more than 66,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts more than 79 million auto, fire, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 34 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit statefarm.comŽ or in Canada statefarm.caŽ.
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