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UWF receives donation of a $1million from Lewis Bear Foundation

ESCAMBIA COUNTY   --  Two programs at the University of West Florida got big boosts today from the Bear Family Foundation in Pensacola.

Foundation chair Lewis Bear Junior presented a one-million dollar check to UWF this afternoon.
300-thousand is earmarked for the "Supply Chain Logistics" program.
Bear heads the Lewis Bear Beverage Distribution Company and says, that program could help improve his business.

Lewis Bear, Jr.: "Logistics is the basis for our business. We move product. and so it's always, we're always looking for a better opportunity, a better method."
The 700-thousand dollars is going to the Engineering Department.
Bear says both fields are important to the growth of Pensacola industry.