Valero delivers $35,000 to children’s charities

Representatives from the Valero Renewables-Albion ethanol plant presented a total of $35,000 to eight local children’s charities from the Valero Energy Foundation as a result of fundraising done through the 2018 Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children, which raised a record $12 million for charities across the nation. The 2018 local representatives and their respective groups are (back, l.-r.) Gary Nelson (Nebraska Children’s Home Society), Tony Kurtenbach (Farm 4 A Cure), Andy Roberts (Valero Plant Manager), John Pieper (Make a Wish Foundation Inc.); (front, l.-r.) Madonna McCray (TeamMates Mentoring-Fullerton), Kitty Burton (Heart Heroes Inc.), Patty Prauner (Stephanie’s Miracles in Loving Equine-SMILE), Jayne Schack (TeamMates Mentoring-Boone Central), Katie Laska and Valorie Slizoski (Boone County Health Center Foundation-Reach Out and Read Program).