left to right Doug Hall, MCCEC Development Representative, Stephanie Smith, MCCEC Assistant Director and Education Coordinator, Kori Pennypacker, MCCEC Executive Director receiving $1000 check from Derek Miller, Matthews International Account Representative, and William Spence, Supervisor of William P. Spence Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc.
(Manheim) June 6 – At the initiative of William P. Spence Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., of Manheim, Manheim Central Christian Education Council (MCCEC) has received a $1000 grant from the Matthews Children’s Foundation.
The grant money will be applied to cover the development, graphic design and production expenses of visual aid/learning tools for the 2016-17 school year. Located at 40 North Charlotte Street, Manheim, Spence Funeral Services seeks to partner with others to make “our community a better place to live, work, and play.” Supervisor, William P. Spence nominated and sponsored MCCEC for the grant award.
Bible2School provides weekly Released Time Bible classes during the school day for almost six hundred 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders across Lancaster County. The classes are offered at twelve schools in the Conestoga Valley, Elizabethtown, Manheim Central, Manheim Township, and the School District of Lancaster school districts. Bible2School plans to continue to add programs in Lancaster County and offer support and training for new and existing released time programs.
As the charitable arm of Matthews International, a manufacturer of funeral products and services, Matthews Children’s Foundation awards grants to non-profit organizations that support children.