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TVA donates old benches from Allen Plant to local elementary school

A Mid-South elementary school are now the owners of some sturdy benches from the shut-down TVA Allen Plant.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A Mid-South elementary school are now the owners of some sturdybenches from the shut-down TVA Allen Plant.

The TVA donated the benches that were used in the plant’smaintenance locker room to Riverview Elementary. The benches were refurbished andwill now be used by student athletes at in Riverview’s locker rooms.

“And we thought that if we donate these benches,we maintain some of the history of the plant that was here for many years. So,we got the benches out of the plant, we refurbished them, and here they are. Wepresented them to the school this afternoon,” said Cedric Adams, TVA PrincipalProject Manager.

TVA officials say this is just a small part of showingthe company’s interest in Memphis and the community through several projectsand donations.