Published on Tue., January 15, 2013

The Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce receipt of a major gift from Belvac Production Machinery, Inc. in honor of Belvac’s 50th Anniversary for the continuing educational enhancement the Education Foundation provides to Lynchburg students. This generous gift has been designated for the Education Foundation’s Classroom Innovation Grant program, Tools4Schools Warehouse, scholarships to be awarded to graduating seniors, and support of the Foundation’s upcoming Breakfast with the Superintendent on March 14, 2013. 

The Education Foundation is honored to be the recipient of Belvac’s generous gift. Through its support of various projects, the Education Foundation encourages creativity and innovation by teachers and students. Foundation programs provide opportunities for students in Lynchburg City Schools to achieve and maintain a tradition of excellence within the public school learning environment. Through the development and support of programs like Classroom Innovation Grants, Tools4Schools Warehouse, Senior Honors Recognition, and student scholarships, the Foundation uses its resources to provide direct assistance to Lynchburg City Schools' students and teachers. All of our programs are only possible through the generous support of individuals and businesses such as Belvac.

Belvac provides beverage canmakers with high-speed trimming, necking, base reprofiling and reforming, shaping, bottom rim coating, flanging and inspection technology. Belvac technology has enabled customers to steadily increase line speeds and improve quality and productivity. Belvac also provides the plastic container industry with innovative machine designs and processes that improve both quality and productivity, while significantly reducing material costs.

For more information contact Jodi K. Gillette, executive director, at 515-5081 or

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