(Pike County) -- For three decades, the Christmas Gifts for Children (CGFC) program has become one of the favorite events of the Christmas season at the Portsmouth site. On Dec. 19, Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) provided $11,967 for the campaign to help ensure that no child within their reach is forgotten at Christmas.
FBP President and CEO Greg Wilkett proudly supports the CGFC program.
“I am very proud that our folks here at FBP care about our community and want to give back through the Christmas Gifts for Children program,” Wilkett said. “We are fortunate to have a strong program in place that is supported by our workforce, volunteers, and local communities. I could not think of a better way to make an investment in our youth that also demonstrates how much we care about our community.”
The CGFC program covers Scioto, Pike, Ross, and Jackson counties in Ohio. Nearly 3,000 children will receive gifts from the program this year.
“It takes a lot of dedicated volunteers to make the program so successful, year after year. We have about 30 volunteer coordinators, but when you add the volunteer gift buyers, fundraising coordinators, gift wrappers and gift delivery volunteers, the total is closer to 200 or 250 volunteers,” CGFC President Gary Crandall said.
“We are thankful for every contribution and everyone who helps with the continued success of the program.”
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support.
Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. Fluor-BWXT owns the photo(s) and gives all media (including newspaper, radio, television and internet) permission to publish the photo(s) associated with the attached news release.
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