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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Awards CGI Corporation of the Year
Date:2/25/2010

When Harvey Weiner, Director, Consulting Services, CGI Federal, first contacted the Metropolitan Washington, DC Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation 12 years ago, he did it for very personal reasons; his 2-month old daughter Melissa and 3-year old son Matthew had recently been diagnosed with the genetic respiratory and digestive disease. At the time of his children’s diagnosis, the average age of survival for a child with CF was about 20 years.

Fairfax, VA (Vocus) February 25, 2010 -- When Harvey Weiner, Director, Consulting Services, CGI Federal, first contacted the Metropolitan Washington, DC Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation 12 years ago, he did it for very personal reasons; his 2-month old daughter Melissa and 3-year old son Matthew had recently been diagnosed with the genetic respiratory and digestive disease. At the time of his children’s diagnosis, the average age of survival for a child with CF was about 20 years.

This month, the CF Foundation awarded CGI with the honor of “Corporation of the Year” in recognition of the financial and sponsorship it has provided over the years. Harvey Weiner accepted the award at the Foundation’s annual “State of the Science” meeting, where highlights of the research funded by CGI and other donors revealed that the average age of survival for CF patients has now reached nearly 40.

From the beginning, CGI members joined the Weiner family’s team and actively participated in the n
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