Columbia Gas of Massachusetts’ president and COO Mark Kempic, along with our 811 DigSafe mascot Digger Dog, presented a check to the YMCA of Greater Springfield to fully fund five mobile STEM Centers. Each center will include a mobile cabinet, computer tablets and software, STEM Learning Labs and generic school supplies. Four centers will be age appropriate for toddler, pre-school, kindergarten and school-aged groups and will move around to multiple classrooms at the downtown Springfield facility. The fifth center will be developed for teens who attend the North End Youth Center.
Mark presented the check to YMCA of Greater Springfield CEO Dexter Johnson on behalf of the NiSource Charitable Foundation and spent time visiting the preschoolers’ classroom.