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CLARK JEWELERS TO PRESENT A $5,000 CHECK TO KOSAIR CHARITIES®
Jewelry industry charity makes grants after voting campaign.
Elizabethtown, KY — December 27, 2017— Clark Jewelers of Elizabethtown, KY will present a $5,000 check from the Jewelers for Children (JFC) to Kosair Charities on December 28, 2017 as part of a local grant program. JFC, a non-profit organization founded by the jewelry industry in 1999 is dedicated to helping children in need. This is the fifth year the charity has run the program. Each year, JFC funds ten $5,000 grants for local children’s charities around the country. Jewelers were asked to nominate their favorite local organization. Public voting on the Jewelers for Children Facebook page www.facebook.com/JewelersforChildren) determined the charities to receive the grants.
“We are very glad to be able to support the good work Kosair Charities does in our community,” says Tom Clark of Clark Jewelers. “This grant is an impactful way to help support the excellent work Kosair Charities does locally to help children in our community. Now, through our work with Jewelers for Children, we are able to support Kosair Charities with this generous grant. Thank you to all of Clark Jewelers and Kosair Charities’ friends and family members who participated in the online voting to help Kosair Charities receive the votes necessary to receive this grant.”
Voting began on November 6, 2017 and ran for two weeks. More than 12,000 people were motivated to visit the Jewelers for Children Facebook page and vote for their favorite, local charity. Clark Jewelers worked in conjunction with Kosair Charities to encourage people to vote. Their success was evident.
“Through the generous support of our friends, family, and community members we are able to provide funding to Kosair Charities. The Jewelers for Children grant will directly impact the children and families in need in our community through the work of Kosair Charities,” says Tom Clark.
Clark Jewelers is located: 510 W Poplar St, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
ABOUT CLARK JEWELERS
Clark Jewelers, founded 58 years ago, is a business based on family tradition and community. Tom Clark, Sr. opened the first store in 1959 alongside his wife Martha, in downtown Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Currently Clark Jewelers has two locations. In 1977, the branch in Bardstown, Kentucky was opened. The Elizabethtown store moved to its current location in 1990. Clark Jewelers was founded on principles of honesty, hard work, and customer service. With the outstanding guidance and leadership of our parents, Clark Jewelers is still family owned and going strong 58 years later. For more information about Clark Jewelers’ products or services, please call (270) 765-5997 or visit them online at http://www.clark-jewelers.com.
ABOUT KOSAIR CHARITIES
Since 1923 Kosair Charities has had one primary mission – helping children in need. Kosair Charities knows that the quality of a child’s tomorrow depends largely on the quality of health, medical treatment, and support a child receives today. Kosair Charities supports over 100 pediatric agencies in our community by donating funding for research, clinical services, health education and care every year. For more information, please visit https://kosair.org or call 502.637.7696. Follow Kosair Charities on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
ABOUT JEWELERS FOR CHILDREN
Jewelers for Children was founded in 1999 by the U.S. jewelry industry with the mission of helping children in need. Since its inception, JFC has donated more than $53 million to programs benefiting children whose lives have been affected by illness, abuse, or neglect through charity partners such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Make-A-Wish® America, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, and the National CASA Association. JFC also provides support to Make-A-Wish® International and the Santa-America Fund.