Happy 100th Birthday, Merv!
July 4th, 2020
Join us as we celebrate Merv Morris’ lifelong civic and charitable commitment, business integrity, and entrepreneurship. His sustained profile of exceptional personal generosity is inspiring—one of influence, encouragement, and mentorship of others to assume philanthropic leadership roles in our local communities. We are fortunate to have Merv’s support of our organization and we’re excited to celebrate his hundred years!
Please honor Mervin G. Morris’ 100th birthday by visiting www.penvol.org/donate
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