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M&T Bank and Junior Achievement to honor Peter Morrow

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Wilmington, Del. — M&T Bank of Delaware and Junior Achievement of Delaware will honor Welfare Foundation President Peter C. Morrow with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

PMorrow2The award will be presented at October’s Delaware Business Leaders Hall of Fame Reception and Induction Ceremony.

Morrow is past president of the Longwood Foundation.  Under his 20-year tenure as president of the Welfare Foundation, the organization has contributed $1 billion to various charities.

Morrow began his career with the foundations after serving nearly four decades with the DuPont Company,where he managed the global charitable giving program and community affairs activities in Delaware. A Wilmington native, Morrow has  served on the Riverfront Development Corporation, Wilmington Housing Partnership, and Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.

“We are pleased to work with Junior Achievement of Delaware to recognize the lifetime achievement of Peter Morrow,” said Nick Lambrow, president of M&T Bank’s Delaware region.  “M&T Bank is honored to recognize Mr. Morrow’s long-standing commitment to the community and his profound impact on the economic development in our region.”

Rob Eppes, president, Junior Achievement of Delaware said, “At Junior Achievement we are committed to inspiring young people to succeed in the global economy and own their success. That’s why it’s so important for us to recognize leaders making a true difference in the areas they work in, and take a special interest in illuminating the path to success for our leaders of tomorrow. We’re thrilled to recognize Mr. Morrow for his unwavering commitment to making Delaware a better place for our young people to learn, succeed and thrive.”

Proceeds from the Delaware Business Leaders Hall of Fame benefit local Junior Achievement students pursuing direct employment, entrepreneurial start-up, or continued education upon high school graduation.

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