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NOTIGROBO – December 2018 / January 2019 Edition

January 24, 2019
Volunteers from Los Grobo donate laboratory items to the Agricultural School of Chivilcoy
After knowing the winners of the 2018 edition of Campo Social, the Corporate Volunteering program that Grupo Los Grobo, two Chivilcoy institutions were beneficiaries in this opportunity.

Remember that Campo Social is a program that promotes and accompanies the solidarity actions of the people who work at Grupo Los Grobo, facilitating the realization of their ideas, for the benefit of the localities where they live and work. Through it, the company makes available to its employees an amount of money that this year was $ 150 thousand to be themselves who have, through a project contest, which institutions in their community decide to help. The program has been implemented for more than 10 years.

In this edition, a project presented by volunteers from the commercial branch and collection plant of Grupo Los Grobo in Chivilcoy was awarded. The project is sponsored by the School of Agricultural Secondary Education No. 1.

Agustina Inés Guaraglia, director of the School, said: "The Agricultural School is the only institution in Chivilcoy that offers a pedagogical training option geared towards the agricultural sector. That is why both the cooperator and all of us who are part of the institution make an very great effort to sustain this educational proposal with all that implies ".

Marcela Guelffi, President of the Cooperator, commented: "The fund that we received for having been winners of the Social Field Program was allocated to the acquisition of materials, elements and supplies to put the school's laboratory into operation".

The Volunteers who presented the winning project were Roberto Frediani, Federico Agostinelli and Fernando Arrocain. They work in the commercial branch and store of Los Grobo and some of them were already linked with the institution, personally. "Collaborating with the laboratory equipment is a way to contribute to the development and training in research and new technologies," said Analía Ruvira, Professor of Chemistry at the institution and who participated with the volunteers in the presentation of the winning project.

In this year's edition of the Campo Social program, 2 projects were selected from the city of Chivilcoy, and another 3 from the cities of Zarate, Carlos Casares and Lobería who received $ 30,000 each to strengthen the work of the organizations with the who are already working or involved in some way.

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