WOODBRIDGE – The 200 Club of Middlesex County recently received a $7,500 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation to support its scholarship program for dependents of fallen or severely disabled public safety officials.
“We are so grateful for The Provident Bank Foundation’s support of this program. This grant allows us to demonstrate our appreciation to those in the public safety community, and provide assistance to family members pursuing a college education,” said Ron Franz, executive director for the 200 Club of Middlesex County.
Since its inception in 1974, the 200 Club of Middlesex County has raised more than $2 million for its scholarship program, including $149,500 last year.
“The 200 Club of Middlesex County’s scholarship program provides tremendous opportunities for dependents of public safety officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting our communities,” said Kendall Warsaw, executive director of The Provident Bank Foundation. “This organization helps families in need after a sudden loss and we are proud to support it.”
According to its website, the 200 Club of Middlesex County is comprised of members of the community including representatives from business, labor, government, public service, and various professions joined together to provide assistance and comfort to families of public safety personnel that were killed or disabled in the line of duty.
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