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National Restaurant Association - Ecolab raises more than $128K for National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

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Ecolab raises more than $128K for National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

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Ecolab Inc. continues to support the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation's work to develop the next generation of restaurant and hospitality leaders.

Ecolab raised $128,750 May 6 at a silent auction during its 10th annual Chairman's Reception. More than 800 foodservice operators and guests attended the event during the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show.

Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas Baker Jr. presented NRAEF Chairman Xavier Teixido with the donation. The proceeds will support NRAEF's ProStart program, including scholarships for students seeking professions in the restaurant and foodservice industry.

"Every year, we are honored that so many industry leaders join us for this special event and show their support for the valuable educational and training programs the NRAEF provides," Baker said. "Effective education and training are critical to the long-term success of our industry, and we are proud to support the NRAEF and the dynamic workforce they are developing for the restaurant and foodservice industry."

Over the last 10 years, Ecolab has raised more than $1.2 million for NRAEF and its ProStart program through the reception and auction. ProStart is a two-year high school program that trains students for culinary and management careers.

"We are committed to developing the next generation of leaders that our industry needs and are very grateful to Ecolab for its continued support of the NRAEF and ProStart," said Lynette McKee, executive director, NRAEF. "On behalf of the 90,000 high school students served by ProStart, thank you to Ecolab and the industry leadership for their contribution to help feed dreams and build futures."

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