Dec 04

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $16,000 TO WILSON COLLEGE

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award Wilson College $16,000 to be used for educational purposes. Wilson College’s mission is to empower students through an engaged, collaborative, liberal arts education which combines the skills and focused study needed for success in work and life. Through a close, supportive community that develops the mind and character of all students, Wilson College prepares students to meet the challenges of a global society. Since 2015, 18 students have been awarded TERF scholarships to continue their education. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine education by supporting… Read More »

Nov 06

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $10,000 TO BELMONT CHILDCARE ASSOCIATION, INC.

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award the Belmont Childcare Association, Inc. (BCCA) $10,000 to be used for educational purposes. The mission of the BCCA is to provide a safe, supportive, and academically inspiring environment for the children of parents working in the Thoroughbred racing backstretch area located at New York’s historic Belmont Park, Aqueduct Racetrack, and Saratoga Race Course. BCCA received funds from TERF in 2019 which were used to fund their early childhood education program. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine education by supporting organizations that are educating the public… Read More »

Oct 26

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $14,000 TO UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

(West Chester, PA – October 23, 2020) : The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award $ 14,000 to the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine to be used to support the Opportunity Scholarship Fund for student scholarships. Photo Caption: This image is an example of New Bolton Center’s standing robotic imaging computed tomography (CT) system in action. New Bolton Center was the first veterinary teaching hospital in the world to deploy the standing robotic CT imaging system and is just the second veterinary hospital in the world to implement the use of an equine PET… Read More »

Oct 14

Robert E. Rigg, CIC, CPCU, CLU Named Emeritus Board Member of Community Foundation

Photo caption: Robert E. Rigg, CIC, CPCU, CLU (West Chester, PA – October 14, 2020) – Local community leader Robert E. Rigg, CIC, CPCU, CLU has been named an Emeritus Board Member of the Chester County Community Foundation. The title “Director Emeritus” honors those retiring directors who have made outstanding contributions to the growth and success of the Community Foundation. Partner of Rigg-Darlington Group, Bob is an active community volunteer and philanthropic leader.  Since 2008, Bob has been a friend and passionate supporter of the Community Foundation. He has served as Board Chair, Chair of the Investment Committee, a member… Read More »