IFPTE LOCAL 1 ANNOUNCES "THE RALPH J. MCELFRESH JR." MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The International Federation of Professional Technicians and Engineers (IFPTE) Local #1 has established a scholarship fund in memory of Ralph McElfresh. Ralph spent the majority of his career in federal service dedicated to the welfare of his fellow employees. He served as president of the local for eighteen years and remains Local #1’s only president emeritus (president for life). Ralph also spent six years as the Federal area/East Coast regional VP for IFPTE organizing, assisting and representing Federal workers across the United States.
The scholarship fund has been established to honor the memory of Ralph and to assist in one his most passionate belief’s, education. The scholarship fund is being administered through:
The Portsmouth Community Foundation, 360 Crawford Street P.O. Box 1394, Portsmouth, VA 23705, telephone (757) 397-5424 or email: email@example.com . All donations are tax deductible.
Additionally the Portsmouth Community Foundation is listed on the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) and donations may be made directly to the scholarship fund. The foundation is #8093. Donors utilizing the CFC are required to fill out a fund designation form, available from the foundation or contact
IFPTE Local 1 at 757-397-2175 for assistance.