Pictured above: Ingevity employees and the staff and residents of Boys Home of Virginia enjoyed a day of food, fun and fellowship.
COVINGTON, Va., July 28, 2016 – Ingevity recently hosted a picnic for the residents of Boys Home of Virginia, marking the end of a successful school year. Ingevity employees and Boys Home staff and residents collaborated to plan an evening of fun, including basketball, football, a friendly cornhole match, music and food prepared by both groups. The picnic will be implemented as a yearly tradition for the boys.
“Community involvement is important to Ingevity,” stated Tad Robertson, senior process engineer at Ingevity. “Sharing our knowledge through encouraging words of wisdom with the youth of Boys Home is one way in which we are able to give back. We are looking forward to building a lasting relationship with the staff and residents there.”
“Boys Home was excited to welcome Ingevity to campus, and grateful for the food, entertainment and fellowship of the evening,” said Donnie Wheatley, executive director of Boys Home. “We look forward to planning events with Ingevity every few months to encourage the continuation of our partnership.”
Ingevity’s upcoming activities with Boys Home are geared towards mentoring and teambuilding, and include a talent show, farm projects and tutoring.
Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance
Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, printing inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Headquartered in North Charleston, S.C., Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,500 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NGVT). For more information, visit www.ingevity.com.