STANDISH, Mich. – Forward Corporation continues its commitment to supporting Michigan children and families with a donation of $1,000 to the Great Lakes Bay Region Children’s Dyslexia Center (GLBR CDC).

The Great Lakes Bay Region Children’s Dyslexia Center is open to children ages six to eighteen – at no cost to the student or their families. The Bay City location is one of 40 Dyslexia Centers in 13 states providing intervention at reduced or no charge to children from early elementary through high school who have a profile suggesting dyslexia. Children are eligible regardless of economic status.

“We are proud to donate to this cause that touches the lives of so many of our customers, employees and communities,” Forward Corporation President Abby Moniz said. “Access to educational resources and supporting children and families throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region is one of our company’s core values.”

As a family-owned and operated company since 1925, Forward continuously supports philanthropic efforts that positively impact children and families in our communities.

About Forward Corporation:

Forward Corporation is a fifth-generation, family-owned and operated Michigan company that has been in business for over 90 years. Known primarily for its 29 Shell and Marathon convenience stores, Forward’s brand portfolio has grown to include Subway restaurants, a Super 8 Motel, a Quality Inn, and The Lumber Jack Restaurant in West Branch. Forward Corp. also owns and operates Forward Energy, a home-heating business, and T.R. McTaggart, a custom screen print and embroidery business. Forward Corp. is headquartered in Standish, MI., and proudly employs 1,000 Michigan residents across the state.

About Children’s Dyslexia Centers:

The Children's Dyslexia Centers is a charity of the Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction Freemasonry. Scottish Rite Freemasonry is an organization of men dedicated to improving themselves and their communities. Since 1994, members and supporters of Scottish Rite, NMJ have served the Children’s Dyslexia Centers as board members, directors, tutors, donors, fundraisers, and much more.