Town Receives Grant

Norfolk Southern Police Supervisory Special Agent Steven Kirkman presents a $5,000 grant check to Acting Marshal, Jim Niedbalski, as part of the railroad’s local discretionary fund program administered by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the Elkhart Yard Safety and Service Committee. Council Member Jerry Colanese, President Marcy Kauffman, Council Member Dave Doll and Vice President Jordon Budreau were also in attendance for the presentation on May 14th.

The Norfolk Southern Foundation was established in 1983 to direct and implement Norfolk Southern Corporation’s charitable giving programs.

Through strategic investment in educational, cultural, environmental, and human service organizations within Norfolk Southern’s service territory, the Foundation seeks to enhance the quality of life for Norfolk Southern employees and the “livability” of the communities it serves.

As a major employer in large and small communities throughout the eastern United States, Norfolk Southern takes seriously its role as a corporate citizen and its responsibility to commit resources, both human and financial, to help improve those communities for the benefit of our employees and our neighbors. This commitment is acknowledged in Norfolk Southern’s Corporate Creed.

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers.

Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.

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