In The Community

New art pavilion for Northern State University – A $30,000 gift from MFG will be used to create an outdoor art pavilion on a university campus near MFG SD. The sculptural pavilion will showcase works produced by students, faculty and visiting artists. The concept is to provide practical space for students to work on larger projects outside, said NSU Professor of Art Peter Kilian. The pavilion will also expose the art-making process to visitors and passersby.

MFG Tray participates in Wreaths Across America – The 2nd annual Wreaths Across America event honored the memory of local veterans at Linesville Cemetery. The MFG Tray team decorated markers of 46 veterans. Teammate, Nicole McGrath explained, “The fact that the whole nation comes together to honor our veterans is amazing, and in times like today, we need something like this.” The national event took place at many graveyards around the nation simultaneously.

MFG Donates to New NCSSM Campus – The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics receive a $35,000 donation from MFG to support the school’s new campus in Morganton, where MFG North Carolina is located. With a presence in the area since 1994, MFG regards this as a way to support the school’s mission to provide a cutting-edge learning experience for students. The new NCSSM-Morganton campus is slated to open in 2021. “We are so grateful to our neighbors at MFG who have made a substantial investment in our new campus,” said Kevin Baxter, Director of Western Campus Planning for NCSSM. “This gift is another example of their ongoing commitment to the growth and prosperity of our region.”

MFG Supports the Ashtabula Sheriff and Jail – Sheriff William R. Johnson and the Ashtabula County Jail received a donation from MFG to provision new radios with the latest technology for vital communications within their facilities.

MFG Alabama Supports City Beautification – The City of Opp, AL received $5,000 from MFG towards improvement of the medians in the city. “MFG is great at giving back to the community and we genuinely appreciate that,” said Mayor Bracke.