ABITA SPRINGS, LA - Austin Industrial sponsored and participated in International Paper's Bogalusa (LA) Mill's 7th Annual John Willis Memorial Classic on Oct. 14, with proceeds benefitting the United Way of Southeast Louisiana. The annual charity event was named in honor of John Willis, International Paper's purchasing manager for 58 years at the Bogalusa Mill facility. As of the 2021 event, the tournament has raised more than $400K, with all sponsorship funds matched by International Paper.
The United Way of Southeast Louisiana advocates for the health, education, and financial security of all residents of Washington Parish, LA.
The company thanks all participants, as well as International Paper and United Way of Southeast Louisiana for hosting the tournament.