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January 13, 2014

Veterans Equine Trail Services (V.E.T.S.) Receives Grant Awards

Community Involvement

PORTAGE, WI – General Engineering Company provided a generous donation of in-kind services for grant and funding assistance and formal website design for the non-profit organization Veterans Equine Trail Services (V.E.T.S.). GEC donated time and services to this valuable program partnering with V.E.T.S. to help local, returning veterans struggling with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. GEC was able to assist the V.E.T.S. program procure two grants.

  • Alliant Energy Foundation - $4,000
  • St. Clare Foundation - $1,000

V.E.T.S. is housed under the Greater Sauk Community Foundation. They proudly serve returning veterans across the State of Wisconsin. If you would like to make a contribution to this worthwhile organization, please go to the Greater Sauk Community Foundation website. Remember to make your donation under the fund list of V.E.T.S.

V.E.T.S. Organization Receives Grant FundsPictured above from left to right: Barbara Knopf, V.E.T.S. and Jerry Foellmi, GEC President.

Veterans Equine Trail Services also received a generous grant from Organic Farms for an equine trailer. This donation was much needed and greatly appreciated. It is through support such as this that these special opportunities can be available to our veterans.

General Engineering Company, founded in 1912, is proud to have served our local communities and clients for over 100 years. It is through our commitment to our clients' needs that our reputation is synonymous with quality. GEC is honored to give back to our local communities and most certainly to our veterans.

V.E.T.S. Organization Received Alliant Energy GrantPictured above from left to right: Barbara Knopf, V.E.T.S.; Rick Rood, Alliant Energy; Jessica Fandrich, GEC; and Jerry Foellmi, GEC President.