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LOCAL DEVELOPER, WIFE COMMIT $2 MILLION TO GEP

 

Challenge Gift to Establish $4 Million Endowment

CHARLOTTE, NC – A local after school program received a tremendous boost this week, thanks to the generosity of local philanthropists. The Greater Enrichment Program (GEP)– the longest running after school program in Charlotte –  received a $2 million challenge gift from local business leader Howard C. “Smoky” Bissell and his wife, Margaret. 

 

The gift was announced at the GEP’s annual fundraising luncheon. The funds will be used to underwrite the Iris and Bishop George E. Battle, Jr. Greater Enrichment Program, creating a $4 million endowment to help sustain the program and allow for growth of the academic and cultural enrichment services.

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