SOUTH AMBOY — On July 6, the Amboy Foundation presented a $1,000 check to the Dowdell Library Foundation to support the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library of South Amboy.
The Amboy Foundation’s contribution will be used toward purchasing an online software teaching center for the library that will provide coaching for students from elementary to high school, as well as college preparation courses for SAT, AP and grad-school exams. Adult programs will include computer skills, GED preparation, job search and workplace skills, and US citizenship tutorials.
Mimi Pichey, President of the Dowdell Library Foundation, noted, “The Amboy Foundation’s generous gift will provide lifelong learning opportunities to the South Amboy community. We are very grateful to Amboy Bank and its foundation for their support.”
The Dowdell Library Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information, visit www.DowdellFoundation.org or call 1-732-316-1078.
Joseph Mullane, vice president of Amboy Bank, presents a grant on behalf of The Amboy Foundation to Mimi Pichey, president of the Dowdell Library Foundation, and Elaine Gaber, director of the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library.
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