The individual success of each Company also empowers a strong sense of social responsibility, realized through corporate charitable activities and programs funded by the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation.
Dennis, a self-made industry leader, built a worldwide heavy construction business that he sold in Today he owns companies in mining, railroads, marine transportation, shipbuilding, heavy equipment sales and environmental remediation. These operations include the largest privately held railroad in the U.
His inspiring journey has been described mining having achieved the American Dream. Dennis companies been recognized and honored by both peers and business and washington organizations for his success and philanthropy.
His notable awards include: Dedicated to making an investment in people to improve the quality of their lives, the Foundation has donated more than a quarter of a billion dollars to mining causes. With particular emphasis on education, Dennis created the Horatio Alger Montana Undergraduate Scholarship program to help young people, who have faced adversity in their lives, to attend college. Moreover, the Dennis R. The 65,acre Washington Family Ranch mining Oregon was donated to companies Young Life organization as a site for summer camps for young people.
The camp now hosts over 1, adolescents and teens each week. The Washington’s have long been supporters of the University of Montana. Washington Education Center at the Phyllis J.
Washington College of Education and Human Washington. Biography To learn more about Dennis R. Washington, download his full biography.
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Peterson Washington, holds a B. Phyllis is chairperson of the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation. Phyllis serves on the national board of Young Life, a nondenominational ministry for young people.