Pictured from left to right: Veronica Lowe, Community Foundation trustee; Matthew Warner, President, R.W. Warner, Inc.; George Delaplaine, Chairman, Delaplaine Foundation, Inc.; Andrea Chapdelaine, President, Hood College; Marlene Young, President, Delaplaine Foundation, Inc.
FREDERICK, Md. – The R.W. Warner, Inc. Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation of Frederick County, recently awarded a grant to the George B. Delaplaine Jr. School of Business at Hood College.
One of The R.W. Warner, Inc. Fund’s primary motives is the support of educational endeavors throughout the Frederick County community. With its donation, the fund is creating greater opportunity for Hood College students and nurturing a sense of social entrepreneurship within the community.
The business school is named after Frederick businessman George Delaplaine who has served as a leader and role model for entrepreneurs.
“George Delaplaine has been good to Frederick County and is one of Maryland’s true business visionaries,” said Matthew Warner, president of R.W. Warner, Inc. “I’m glad R.W. Warner, Inc. could help Hood, who made a great decision in naming their business school after George.”
About R.W. Warner, Inc.
R.W. Warner, Inc. is a multi-faceted company based in Frederick, Md., specializing in services such as construction, plumbing, HVAC, and sheet metal fabrication in residential, retail, office, industrial, and institutional sectors. The organization was founded in 1937 and is now in its third generation of family ownership. The company is committed to its core values and has a dedicated philanthropic connection to its community. Among its various philanthropic efforts, The R.W. Warner, Inc. Fund was established in 1997 with the purpose of supporting charitable, educational, religious, and scientific endeavors within the community. The fund was established in memory of Reese W. Warner Sr. and Mary J. Warner. To learn more about R.W. Warner and its philanthropic initiatives, please visit www.rwwarner.com.
About The George B. Delaplaine Jr. School of Business
The George B. Delaplaine Jr. School of Business at Hood College is dedicated to providing its business students with the tools to be impactful entrepreneurs beyond the classroom. Following in the footsteps of George Delaplaine, the school aims to teach his commendable business leadership skills to its undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. To learn more about the George Delaplaine School of Business, please visit www.hood.edu.
About The Community Foundation of Frederick County
Since 1986, generous citizens have turned to the credibility and expertise of The Community Foundation of Frederick County to establish funds that provide scholarships to deserving students and grants to worthy nonprofit organizations, contributing more than $71 million throughout Frederick County. For additional information about the Community Foundation, visit www.FrederickCountyGives.org.