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$40,424 Raised for Southern Ohio at Annual Bobby Smith Scramble

ROSS COUNTY, Ohio -- September 13, 2019 -- Nearly 200 golfers, sponsors and volunteers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Portsmouth Site came together at Dogwood Hills Golf Course, on Friday, September 13, for the 2019 Bobby Smith Scramble to raise $40,424 for charitable organizations throughout southern Ohio.


“The turnout this year is amazing,” said Bobby Smith, Site Project Director for Fluor-BWXT. “All funds are being raised as part of our annual Employee Giving Campaign going on right now.”  Smith was on hand to play in the event and welcomed the golfers.

The annual Employee Giving Campaign at the DOE Portsmouth Site in Pike County provides financial assistance to United Way Agencies and similar organizations in Jackson, Pike, Ross and Scioto Counties. “Our campaign goal this year is to raise $121,000” said Deneen Garner of Fluor-BWXT.  She organizes the campaign each year. “The Smith Scramble is one of our biggest money-makers.”

Corporate sponsors included Fluor, Geiger Brothers, Lynx Supply, Company Wrench, Boston Government Services, Iron City Pipe and Supply, United Rentals, Energy Solutions, Pike County YMCA, Rural King, Portsmouth Mission Alliance, Unitech, Ascensus, Wise Services, Ohio Pest Control, Equipment Depot, Geosyntec, Navarro, Permafix, Ritchie’s Backyard BBQ, Mazzella Lifting Technologies, Cost Performance Plus, Moose Lodge 1626, Atomic Credit Union and Dogwood Hills Golf Course.

The winning team, sponsored by Dogwood Hills Golf Course, was made up of Ralph Hefner, Keith Pain, and Roger Murray.  The team from Restoration Services Inc. took second and included Rick Greene, Bobby Kearney, Bear Tackett and Gary Coriell.  Boston Government Services, Roman Cline, Rod Nelson, Brooks Hayes and Sean Beinlich took 3rd place.

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About Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit www.fbportsmouth.com.