Heartland Dental Awards EIU $20K for Regional Student Scholarships

Leaders from Heartland Dental in Effingham, together with representatives of Eastern Illinois University, came together May 1 to further support the university’s Community Ambassador Scholarship program, which encourages local high school graduates to stay in the area by continuing their academic careers at EIU. A ceremonial check presentation was held at Heartland Dental’s Effingham Support Office May 1, with representatives from both Heartland Dental and EIU in attendance to celebrate Heartland Dental’s $20,000 gift. “Heartland Dental and our stakeholders know all too well the role EIU plays in providing our region with qualified graduates who can contribute to our local communities,” said Heartland Dental President and CEO Pat Bauer.

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