Posted December 20, 2013 1:21 p.m. CST
Union Pacific Foundation proudly donated to The Polar Express, a fundraiser for the Kearney Nebraska Public Schools foundation.
The delightful children’s movie was recreated for children who hopped aboard the Polar Express trolley at UP’s North Pole Express depot for a trip to Yanney Heritage Park for an evening of holiday surprises.
More than 2,560 area residents got in on the fun, raising more than $12,000 for KPS Foundation, which encourages excellence in education by providing resources to and recognition of the students and staff of Kearney Public Schools.
UP's Dave Essman, manager of train operations-Kearney, presents a check to, from left, Tanya Wegner and Nancy Williams of the Kearney Public Schools Foundation. They're joined by UP's Donna Kush, vice president-Public Affairs, and Kelli O'Brien, director-Public Affairs, Nebraska & Iowa.
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