Salt Lake City Woodcraft Initiative to Benefit Area Schools' Woodshop Programs

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 3 // PRNewswire // -- Woodworkers and do-it-yourselfers in the area can help raise money for local schools' woodshop programs by shopping at the Salt Lake City Woodcraft store, located in the Pheasant Hollow Business Park at 9891 South 500 West, between August 15 - September 30, company officials announced.

Lane Ketchersid, manager of the Salt Lake City Woodcraft store, said, "With the economy getting tight and shrinking educational budgets, Woodcraft wants to help maintain the quality of local school woodshop programs. To do that, we're going to give away five percent of our store's gross profits during the 45 day campaign period to qualifying schools, but we need everyone's help to do it."

Ketchersid said when a customer makes a purchase they will be able to dedicate the dollar amount of the purchase to their favorite local school. At the end of the campaign period, the top five schools will split the proceeds. For the schools that do not fall into the top five, they will be awarded woodworking tools and equipment donated by Woodcraft vendors, such as Jet, Kreg, Fox Chapel, FEIN and Steel City.

Area schools participating in the "Giving Back to Schools" campaign, include:


Hunter Jr High School Alta High School
Butler Middle School Crescent View Middle School
Brockbank Jr High School Bingham High School
Canyon View High School Pleasant Grove High School
Mountain Ridge Jr High School West High School
Thomas Jefferson Jr High School Tooele High School
Lehi High School Granger High School
Eisenhower Jr High School Orem High School
Dugway High School Kaysville Jr High School
Eastmont Middle School Hunter High School
Riverton High School Skyline High School
American Fork High School Taylorsville High School
Highland High School Bennion Jr High School
Sunset Ridge Middle School Churchill Jr High School
Mount Ogden Middle School Brighton High School
Cottonwood High School Hilcrest High School
Jordan High School
Copper Hills High School
Olympus High School


For additional information or to participate, visit the Salt Lake City Woodcraft Store or contact them at (801) 566-5652.

Woodcraft is the industry leader in providing top quality products, educational opportunities and one-on-one guidance to woodworkers at all skill levels.

SOURCE Woodcraft

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