UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ — Minwax announced it has selected the Greater West Town Community Development Project of Chicago (GWTP) as the grand prize winner in the 2006 Community Craftsman Award Program. Greater West Town is a full-time woodworkers training course that gives disadvantaged Chicago residents an opportunity to improve their lives with job training and career placement in the woodworking field. As the grand prize winner, The GWTP received a $5,000 cash grant, a supply of Minwax products and a private wood finishing workshop with renowned do-it-yourself television personality and author Bruce Johnson.

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