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Courion Exceeds $100,000 Charitable Giving Milestone with Eighth Annual Employee Fundraiser
Date:11/11/2008

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 Chris Zannetos, president and CEO of Courion. "Our employees have been key to the success of CourionCares, having shown incredible dedication to it over the years, whether times are good or bad -- with the average total contribution since the program's inception now nearly $1,000 per employee."

Courion's charity auction is the yearly culmination of its ongoing philanthropic efforts through CourionCares, a range of programs designed to raise both cash and non-cash proceeds for organizations in need, including: SnackCourier, which donates proceeds from refreshments purchased by Courion employees to charity year-round; CoatCourier, a coat donation drive; Holiday Gift Drive and the School Supply Drive. In addition to The Neely Foundation and The Flutie Jr. Foundation, CourionCares has made donations to The American Cancer Society, The Leary Firefighters Foundation, The Red Sox Foundation and Worcester, Mass. Public Schools, among others.

The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care, Boston, Mass.

The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care, The Neely House and The Neely Cancer Fund exist for one reason - to help cancer patients and their families during their treatment. The general mission of the Neely House is to provide comfort, support, and hope to cancer patients and their families by providing shelter and support services for families of both adult and pediatric patients undergoing cancer treatment at Tufts-New England Medical Center, as well as those families of patients undergoing treatments at other medical facilities in Boston. Learn more at http://www.CamNeelyFoundation.org.

The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, Framingham, Mass.

The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism was established in 2000 by NFL quarterback Doug Flutie and his wife, Laurie, in honor of their son, Doug, Jr. who was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. The Foundation's mission is to aid financially disadvantaged families who need assistance in caring for their children with autism; to fund education and research into the causes and consequences of childhood autism; and to serve as a clearinghouse and communications center for new programs and services developed for individuals with autism. Learn more at http://www.DougFlutiejrFoundation.org.

About Courion

Courion is the Enterprise Provisioning and Access Compliance Expert for results-driven organizations. Built on market-proven technology, Courion's software solutions streamline operations and automate business processes to simultaneously achieve cost, security and service quality results. Courion's innovative approach eliminates the complexity and barriers to provisioning and compliance adoption, resulting in an unparalleled track record of customer success. Courion recently achieved a perfect score in SC Magazine's 2008 Identity Management Group Test and was recognized as a Network Products Guide 2008 "Hot Company." For more information, please visit our website at http://www.courion.com.

Courion is a registered trademark of Courion Corporation. Enterprise Provisioning Suite is a trademark of Courion Corporation. All other company and product names are the property of their respective owners.

Robert Craig Mariah Torpey

Courion Corporation Davies Murphy Group

508-661-0412 781-418-2404

courion@daviesmurphy.com


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