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Ventura County Foundation Makes Milllion Dollar Donation To Fund Manufacturing, Machining Scholarships

Posted on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:51am

A Ventura County based foundation has made a million dollar donation to fund scholarships for students studying manufacturing, and machining.

Representatives of the Gene Haas Foundation presented a check to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation.

The money is intended to fund scholarships in North America, Europe, and South Africa.

The foundation was created by Gene Haas, the founder of the Oxnard based company which is the largest machine tool maker in the western world.

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