Unwavering Corporate and Employee Commitment to CourionCares Philanthropy Program Aids Local Charities Year After Year
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Courion(R) Corporation, leaders in access assurance and compliance, today announced that CourionCares, the company's corporate citizenship program, has raised more than $100,000 in support of local charities over the past eight years. Courion's eighth annual charity auction held on Friday, Nov. 7, set an all-time record by generating more than $16,500 to benefit The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care and The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism.
"I appreciate Courion's consistent support of our foundation. Despite the difficult economic environment, it is very admirable that Courion continues to champion their charitable efforts on behalf of so many people in need throughout New England," said Scott Neely, executive director of The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care. "It's a testament not only to the leadership of the company, but most importantly, to the employees who continue to be so generous, even in these uncertain times."
Breaking the $14,000 record set at last year's auction, Courion employees raised more than $16,500 by participating in a raffle and live and silent auctions where they bid on small- and large-ticket items donated by local establishments, vendors and partners. Items ranged from gift cards and sports tickets to autographed memorabilia and weekend getaways. Mix 98.5 radio show broadcaster Kelly Malone returned as the official auctioneer, and representatives from The Neely Foundation and the Flutie Jr. Foundation, were also present to represent their charities.
"At Courion, corporate citizenship is a cornerstone of both our culture
and our business in general. We view it as a natural extension of our deep
and steady commitment to our access assurance customers -- a way of serving
and giving back to local and national communities in need," said Ch
|SOURCE Courion Corporation|
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