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PECPS receives $25,000 Gemini grant

To commence its partnership with Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS), Gemini, Inc. donated $25,000 to benefit the school division’s Robotics Program and Robotics Team, with a commitment to continue the partnership with an annual $10,000 donation in future years.

Founded in 1963, Gemini is a family-owned company who manufactures signage letters, logos and plaques. The company has 20 plants throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico; however, it remains well-known throughout the industrial world for its small-town values and individualized customer service.

On Friday, Oct. 11, Phil Jacobson, vice president of Human Resources; and Tom Toland, director of engineering from Gemini’s Minnesota home office, flew to Virginia to join Curtis Newcomb (the Farmville plant manager) in presenting the check to PECPS.

Gemini has expressed a desire to work closely and committedly with students through mentoring, facility tours, and other educational and professional efforts.