International Paper to Host Foundation Workshop

International Paper’s Savannah Mill will host an IP Foundation workshop on March 5, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., in the conference room of the Mary Calder Golf Course. All non-profits interested in applying to the Foundation are encouraged to attend.

Each year, the Foundation awards thousands of dollars to various organizations in the following focus areas: environmental education—outdoor classrooms, encourage awareness of environment with hands-on approach; literacy— books, reading programs, tools to increase reading; employee involvement— support of organizations where our employees volunteer; and critical community need—one time gifts that are critical to a community or organization (less than 1% of all grants fall into this category). Application deadline is April 25, 2011 and may only be submitted online at For questions or to RSVP, please contact Karen Bogans, Communication Manager at (912) 238-7347 o r International Paper Foundation supports U.S. non-profit organizations that operate under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Service Code within the communities where International Paper has operating facilities.

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global paper and packaging company with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa.

Its businesses include uncoated papers, industrial and consumer packaging and distribution. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs about 56,000 people in more than 20 countries and serves customers worldwide. 2009 net sales were more than $23 billion.

For more information about International Paper, its products and stewardship efforts, visit

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