(Macon, Missouri, June 5, 2023) – OATS Transit, a Missouri based not-for-profit transportation provider, announced today that it has received a $2,500 donation from POET Bioprocessing Macon, MO. In an effort to ensure local residents are provided reliable transportation to get to work and other basic needs, POET recently presented the check to OATS Transit.
OATS Transit has been providing transportation in Macon since 1972. “We are grateful that companies like POET are dedicated to giving back to the communities where they have facilities,” said Sheree Webb, Regional Director for OATS Transit in Macon. “Partnerships like this allow us to continue our mission of providing safe, caring and reliable transportation.” added Webb. In Macon County, OATS Transit provides more than 8,000 trips annually.
“Giving back is core to our community POET’s culture,” said Scott Tuttle, General Manager of POET Bioprocessing – Macon. “That’s what our Community Grant Program is all about — helping those that are working hard to make the world a better place. We’re proud to support OATS and commend what they’re doing to impact lives in our community.”
OATS Transit provides daily service, Monday through Friday, in the City of Macon through a partnership with the City of Macon and the Macon Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, long-distance transportation to Columbia, Kirksville and Moberly is available on a routine basis. Residents wanting to schedule rides should call the local OATS Transit office at 660-415-0901. More information about OATS Transit can be found online at www.oatstransit.org. Follow us on your favorite social media site @oatstransit. OATS Transit also has several job opportunities available which are listed on the company website.
Pictured (L to R): Trever White- OATS Transit Operations Manager; Scott Tuttle- POET Bioprocessing General Manager; Sheree Webb- OATS Transit Regional Director; and Samantha Ratliff- OATS Transit Operations Manager.