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Nov 20

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $12,000 TO CORNELL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine’s mission is to advance veterinary medicine at the interface of discovery and application. They promote research at the molecular, cellular, organismal, and population levels to better inform the practice of medicine, public health, and policy. Cornell is dedicated to excellence in research, educational programs and professional service and seeks to advance understanding of both animal and human health, foster open collaboration across disciplines and institutional boundaries, and integrate discovery with application. In the past, TERF generously awarded grants for need-based scholarships for students interested in pursuing equine medicine. In alignment with their mission to… 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 »