[Lexington, KENTUCKY] – Alltech and the Muhammad Ali Center announced today a joint initiative at Alltech’s International Health and Nutrition Symposium. Alltech president and founder, Dr. Pearse Lyons presented Muhammad and Lonnie Ali a check for $50,000 to establish the Alltech – Muhammad Ali Center Global Education and Charitable Fund. The focal point of the fund is education. Alltech and the Muhammad Ali Center will stress programs that positively impact others around the world, promote excellence and achieving one’s potential. The fund will have humanitarian and artistic components as well.
"The Muhammad Ali Center is delighted to be associated with Alltech and to announce a global education and charitable fund that will combine the goals and efforts of our two entities," said Greg Roberts, president and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville. "Both of our institutional goals include social responsibility and education. This fund will help us to have greater impact around the world.”
“For 29 years Alltech has believed that it is our responsibility to not only provide science-based solutions to agribusiness, but to give back to the communities in which we operate,” said Alltech president and CEO, Dr. Pearse Lyons. “The establishment of this fund and this collaboration will undoubtedly help us raise global awareness of the problems that we hope to address; particularly those that are educational or humanitarian in nature.”
Alltech’s 25th International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium is being held May 17-20, in Lexington, Kentucky. More than 1,100 people are in attendance to learn about the latest technologies designed to improve animal health and performance.