Indevus encouraging other companies across the country to hold their events
in New Orleans and to bring their helping hearts and hands
LEXINGTON, Mass., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its annual sales meeting being held in New Orleans for the first time, Indevus Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: IDEV), a specialty pharmaceutical company based in Lexington, Massachusetts, is dispatching 125 sales representatives to the 1900 and 2000 blocks of 6th St. in Central City on March 20 from 9:00-3:30 p.m. to help landscape a number of homes for Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative, a faith-based nonprofit organization that provides families and individuals affordable home ownership opportunities in New Orleans.
"Our mission is to enrich the lives of patients and we can relate to Jericho's dedication to improving the lives of Central City residents," said Kurt Lewis, senior vice president of sales & marketing, Indevus. "By having our annual sales meeting here and partnering with Jericho, we want to inspire other companies to hold their events in New Orleans and to bring their helping hearts and hands."
Jericho's partner, Crossroads Missions, a nonprofit ministry, will be on site to manage the project and Cafe Reconcile, a nonprofit group that provides training and support for at-risk youth to enter the hospitality and restaurant industries, will serve lunch for the Indevus volunteers at 12:00 p.m.
"What Indevus will accomplish in one day will have a long lasting
impact on the lives of Central City residents," said Brad Powers, executive
director, Jericho. "We hope that other companies across the country will
follow Indevus' lead and lend their time and energy to helping New Orleans
families find the Ame
|SOURCE Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
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