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W.D. Bryant & Son, Inc. Make Contribution


Williamsburg, Ky. – William Bryant delivered a check in the amount of $10,000 to Jim Taylor, President of University of the Cumberlands, on behalf of Lee Bryant, Darren Bryant and William Bryant, the fourth generation of Bryant’s to own W. D. Bryant & Son, Inc.

“For many years, W.D. Bryant & Son and University of the Cumberlands have been partners in progress,” said Taylor. “While Bryant’s gift is unrestricted, we will use it to provide scholarships for local students attending Cumberland. We are grateful for their generosity and friendship.”

“I know the gift will be put it to good use,” said Bryant an alumnus of UC.

In the late 1930’s, W.D. Bryant and his family opened a general store on Fifth Street in Williamsburg with each family member working in the business. The store eventually evolved into a hardware and building supply store to service the growing community. Incorporated in 1968 by the third generation of Bryant’s, “W. D. Bryant & Son continues to provide much needed products and services to the citizens of Williamsburg and the surrounding community, and we are honored to have their support,” said Taylor.

Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees more than 40 major fields of study; ten pre-professional programs; ten graduate degrees distributed over eight areas, including two doctorates and seven master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs. For more information, visit

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