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Making a Difference for Local Students

Marcus Gleaton has been busy traveling to schools to present teachers with Back-to-School Grants of up to $1000 from The Meemic Foundation. According to a 2013 survey by the National School Supply and Equipment Association, public school teachers spend $1.6 billion out of pocket each year for supplies and gear for and gear for the classrooms. The BtS Grant will help teachers offset those costs.

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The winners:

Tracie Pueschel of Wenzel Elementary School in St. Joseph, MI. Grant was presented by Gleaton Swanwick Agency, located in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo.



Rhonda Vanderveen at Angling Road Elementary School in Portage, MI. Grant was presented by the Gleaton Swanwick Agency, located in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo.



Jennifer Snead at Cornstock North Elementary School in Kalamazoo, MI. Grant was presented by the Gleaton Swanwick Agency, located in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo.



Traci Allen Pastoor at Hillside Middle School in Kalamazoo, MI. Grant was presented by the Gleaton Swanwick Agency, located in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo.



Jennifer Sachwitz at Lake Center Elementary School in Portage, MI. Grant was presented by the Gleaton Swanwick Agency, located in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo.



Jennifer Baldwin at Vicksburg Middle School in Vicksburg, MI. Grant was presented by the Gleaton Swanwick Agency, located in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo.



Martha Foster at West Middle School in Portage, MI. Grant was presented by the Gleaton Swanwick Agency, located in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo.



Kimberly Bruwer, $1000 grant recipient, at Kalamazoo Central High School in Kalamazoo, MI. Grant was presented by the Gleaton Swanwick Agency, located in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo.