New Danville Selected As 2013 Hunting Art Prize Charity
HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2012
HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Hunting PLC announced today that the
2013 Hunting Art Prize Charity will be New Danville, a self-sustaining,
master-planned community designed to support adults with intellectual and
developmental disabilities.The nonprofit works to inspire self-reliance and
autonomy by providing low-cost housing and educational sessions that teach
basic life and job skills.
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This is the second consecutive year New Danville has been selected as the
Hunting Art Prize Charity.
"It's a real honor to be able to contribute once again to a nonprofit like New
Danville," said Dennis Proctor, Chief Executive of Hunting PLC, whose U.S.
corporate headquarters are located in Houston."The work they are doing to
foster an environment of independence for disabled adults is truly inspiring,
and we hope that with our continued support, they are able to bring even more
services to more people in need."
Each year, Hunting selects one well-deserving, Texas-based nonprofit to
receive a donation on behalf of the Hunting Art Prize.New Danville will be
presented with its contribution at a separate event following a gala to
announce the winner of the 2013 competition.
The annual Hunting Art Prize is open to Texas artists who are 18 years of age
or older.Its $50,000 award is historically the most generous annual award in
North America for painting and drawing.
Since 2006, when the competition moved to Houston after a quarter-century in
the United Kingdom, Hunting has contributed more than $600,000 to under-served
nonprofits in Texas.
For more information about the Hunting Art Prize, visit
About New Danville New Danville is a self-sustaining, master-planned community
where adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities can live, learn,
and work with their non-disabled peers.By bringing together like-minded
individuals through educational programs and enrichment activities, the
charitable organization provides a safe and caring environment that encourages
independence and personal growth.For further information, visit
About Hunting PLC Hunting PLC is an international oil services company
providing support solutions to the world's largest oil and gas concerns.
Established in 1874, it is a fully listed public company, traded on the London
Stock Exchange. For further information, visit www.hunting.plc.uk .
Contact: Shari King, +1-713-869-4939, firstname.lastname@example.org
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