Beardstown Houston Memorial Library
JBS Gift to Increase Access to Local Library
A JBS gift of $50,000 will provide access to an outdoor Wi-Fi hotspot area available after library hours, update the computer lab with higher-powered computers and improved internet access and add new furniture for a study nook to be used by local individuals daily. The Houston Memorial Library is a hub, serving around 50 people a day, most of whom come for the computers/Wi-Fi.
Partner: Beardstown Houston Memorial Library
Completion Date: Completed
Footprint in Beardstown
The JBS Pork facility in Beardstown, Ill., produces more than 7 million 8-ounce servings of pork per day and more than 1 billion pounds per year. Located in the heart of corn country, our centralized operations enable efficiency and quality for meeting customer needs.
Producers: 265 Payments to Producers: $810M+ Payroll Taxes: $7M+