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Washington County Community Foundation Honors Range Resources Last week, the Washington County Community Foundation held their annual Philanthropy awards and recognition banque And in a room full of local people dedicated to community service and charitable giving. Range Resources CEO and President Jeff Ventura humbly accepted the Foundation's Charles C. Keller for Corporate Philanthropy.As he spoke to the assembled guests,Ventura talked about why southwestern Pennsylvania is special to him and to the employees of Ran "I was born and raised here in western Pennsylvania. I know how close-knit the communities are, and how much the people in this region and in this county support one another. Organizations like the Community Foundation are part of what make this area such a great place to live and work.Washington Award for Corporate Philanthropy County is a very special place for Rang and we are so proud to be a part of this community.We pioneered the Marcellus Shale not far from here, and it is where Range has grown as a company for nearly 15 years. Range Employees at the Washington County Community Foundation Banquet where Range was honored with the Charles C Keller e and our employees, Range's Mike Mackin serves on the Board of the Washington County Community Foundation. Like Ventura, he was honored The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) has as Range was recognized for outstanding been committed to encouraging philanthropy that will improve community service. "This award means the quality of life in Washington County for nearly a quarter of so much to us, because it's a recognition a century. According to the Foundation's President and CEO, of how much our employees care about Betsie Trew, the assets the Foundation manages have increased heir neighbors in need here in Washington from $5,000 in 1995, to more than $35 million today. "And County and how dedicated the Rar that's because of individuals and institutions like Range, who have said: I want to make my community better. Philanthropy is a good neighbor.We are very proud to the opportunity for people and companies, large and small, to work in this community, and I think I come together and make a difference in our community." team is- from the top down tob Range Resources CTO&President Jeff Ventura (right) with Thomas Holfman. Vice Chairman of the Washington County Community Foundation Board speak for all of the employees of Rang when I say how thankful we are to work banquet, he congratulated Ranges fellow honorees:Angelo's Restaurant and the The Charles C. Keller Award is of special significance to the fo company that is so supportive of Foundation especially this year A local attorney. Charles Keller, or "Chuck" as he was known to his friends, played a pivotal role in getting the Foundation started. It was an effort that made sense to Keller, and aligned with his own values focused on a lifetime of charitable giving. He was a dedicated approximately $10 million to a wide variety community. Your work is in leader and long-time Rotarian who exemplified the Rotary motto, "Service Above Self",and he donated his time and fforts to several local organizations. Charles Keller died in May 2018, but his legacy lives on at WCCF employee volunteerism and engagement in Washington County. Northrop Family, saying. "It is a humbling experience to be here alongside so many Over the past ten years, Range has donated people who have dedicated themselves to making positive impacts in our of nonprofit organizations in Washington County. In 2018, the company partnered with WCCF to create the Good Neighbors Fund on behalf of local first responders. We started out with $75,000 this past is our privilege to be a part of it. Thank who supports the you to everyone Community Foundation and their efforts to make Washington County an even "Charles Keller led the charge on corporate philanthropy," says Trew."He was passionate about community service, and that's means of thanking first responders, and a big part of the award that bears his name any corporation providing them with additional support year, with plans to build on that- as a at receives it must encourage and provide opportunities for to keep themselves and our communities safe" says Mackin. service during regular working hours. It's clear that Range has a culture of community involvement and we were glad to be able to recognize those efforts last week." Sponsored content brought to As Ventura closed out his remarks at the