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Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business announces 2022 donation to Douglas County Community & Senior Center
Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business announces 2022 donation to Douglas County Community & Senior Center

MINDEN - May 3, 2021 – The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced that it will renew its annual support of the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

“At Baker Hughes, we are proud of our people and the communities where we work. We are honored to be able to give back,” said Ed J. Boufarah, vice president at Bently Nevada. “We cannot overstate the importance of a strong, family-oriented community. I am delighted that Bently Nevada is here in the Carson Valley and to announce our continued support of the Community & Senior Center as it makes it possible for so many people to have a safe place to enjoy a wide range of activities.”

The Community & Senior Center facility offers a gymnasium, fitness center, jogging track, racquetball courts, arcade, rock climbing wall, youth programs, and sports leagues, and serves as a venue for business meetings, charity dinners, and wedding receptions. The Community & Senior Center also played an important role in 2021 as one of the local Red Cross emergency evacuation centers during the Tamarack and Caldor Wildfires.

The Community & Senior Center is proud to be associated with Baker Hughes,” said Scott Morgan, Community Services Director for Douglas County. “Their generosity and commitment has made a significant impact in Douglas County. They are a leader in their industry and a shining example of corporate responsibility in our community.”

The Douglas County Community & Senior Center opened in 2014. The Douglas County Community Services Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) formed to financially support and enhance Douglas County’s Recreation and Senior Centers, through the funding of capital projects and equipment.

Bently Nevada originally began its support of the community center in 2015 with a donation of $50,000. Bently Nevada also provides support for the annual Minden Concert in the Park, MEFIYI, Backpack Buddies, Bunko for Breast Cancer, the Boys and Girls Club, Minden Aviation, Red Cross Northern Nevada, the UNR College of Engineering, UNR Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Rotordynamics Engineering Lab, WAVE, the Carson Valley Chamber, the Carson Valley 20/30 Club, Austin’s House, and Tahoe Fund.

The organizations all support our community where Baker Hughes has a large operational presence and where Baker Hughes employees volunteer their time, aligning to the Baker Hughes Foundation’s goal of supporting the communities where employees live and work.

Douglas County, Nevada is home to the Bently Nevada headquarters and to more than 48,000+ residents in Minden, Gardnerville, and Lake Tahoe. Bently Nevada, founded in 1961, is an energy technology company specializing in machinery health software, hardware, and services. It is the largest private employer in Douglas County and is wholly owned by Baker Hughes, a Fortune 200 company. Annually, Baker Hughes gives ~$23M in company- and employee-

contributions globally and more than 17,000 volunteer hours. To learn more about Baker Hughes’ work in supporting its communities, visit the website.

About the Baker Hughes Foundation:

For 25 years, the Baker Hughes Foundation has been a steward of charitable resources for meaningful community impact. The Foundation seeks to advance environmental quality, education, health, safety, and wellness around the world by supporting organizations with shared values, demonstrated leadership, evidence of impact, financial soundness, and the capacity to implement initiatives and evaluate their success. The Baker Hughes Foundation makes strategic philanthropic contributions, matches Baker Hughes employee contributions, and awards volunteer recognition grants for outstanding employee community service.

About Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes (NASDAQ: BKR) is an energy technology company that provides solutions for energy and industrial customers worldwide. Built on a century of experience and conducting business in over 120 countries, our innovative technologies and services are taking energy forward – making it safer, cleaner and more efficient for people and the planet. Visit us at

Media Relations – Bently Nevada Hannah Sullivan Pence (408) 707 2378

Media Relations – Douglas County Melissa Blosser (775) 781 6886