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Thanks to the efforts of Willkomm’s Washington Avenue Mobil at 6840 Washington Avenue, Willkomm’s on Spring at 1215 N. Green Bay Road and Willkomm’s PETRO Mobil at 717 S. Sylvania Avenue; Case High, Gifford Elementary and Yorkville Elementary Schools have all been awarded a $500 Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance grant.

“As a Mobil retailer, I am proud to help our local schools and continue to build our strong ties to the Racine community,” said Jim Willkomm, Willkomm’s Co-Owner.

The Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance program is designed to provide Mobil retailers with an opportunity to invest in the future of their communities through educational grants to neighborhood schools. Exxon Mobil believes that, as members of the community, local retailers are best qualified to work with local educators to help identify schools and programs most in need of support.

Willkomm’s Washington Avenue Mobil, Willkomm’s on Spring and Willkomm’s PETRO Mobil met stringent eligibility criteria before applying for and being awarded this grant, including having a commitment to provide a superior buying experience for customers.

Grant check presentations were made to the following schools:

#1  Case High School:

Jim Willkomm, Willkomm Companies and Eugene Syvrud, Directing Principal – Case High School

#2  Gifford Elementary School:

Bill Ticha, Principal – Gifford Elementary and Jim Willkomm, Willkomm Companies

#3  Yorkville Elementary School:

Dave Alexander, District Administrator – Yorkville Elementary, Jim Willkomm, Willkomm Companies and Jeff Peterson, Principal – Yorkville Elementary

The Willkomm Companies is a local family-owned and operated Mobil retailer and distributor since 1946. The Willkomm Companies own three Mobil stations in Racine, Wisconsin:  Willkomm’s on Spring, Washington Avenue Mobil and Willkomm’s PETRO Mobil.