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UniGroup Supports Meramec Athletic Scholarship Fund

February 11, 2008

UniGroup Presents Check to STLCC-Meramec Athletic Scholarship Fund
UniGroup Inc., the parent company of United Van Lines, Mayflower Transit and other transportation-related companies, recently presented a check for $5,000 to the St. Louis Community College-Meramec Athletic Scholarship Fund. UniGroup’s contribution marks the 21st consecutive year of support for the STLCC-Meramec Athletic Scholarship Fund.


Participants in the presentation in the photo above were, from left, Bob Bottger, manager of physical education and athletics at Meramec; Capri Savage, a freshman who plays basketball and softball; Pat Larch, president of Transportation Services Group for UniGroup Inc.; and Paul Pai, Meramec president. 


"We are proud to offer continued support of the students at St. Louis Community College," Larch said. "This is just one of the ways that our company shows its commitment to the community."


Paul expressed his gratitude to UniGroup, saying: "St. Louis Community College-Meramec is fortunate to have a friend like Pat Larch and UniGroup Inc. in its service area. UniGroup sets a shining example of how effectively businesses can support community colleges and create a gateway for higher education through sports scholarships and other means."


St. Louis Community College is the largest community college system in Missouri and one of the largest in the United States. The college serves an area of approximately 700 square miles that includes the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County and portions of Jefferson and Franklin counties.


UniGroup Inc. is one of the nation’s largest privately owned transportation companies. Its world headquarters offices are located in Fenton, Mo.