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Walk for Parkinson's Disease Scheduled for Saturday September 19, 2009
Date:8/4/2009

Sogeti Des Moines Unit to Sponsor Event to Raise Funds for the American Parkinson's Disease Association's Iowa Chapter

Dayton, OH (Vocus) August 4, 2009 -- Sogeti, a premier provider of information technology services, today announced its plans to once again partner with the Iowa Chapter of the American Parkinson's Disease Association (APDA) to sponsor a walk to raise funds for the APDA. Proceeds from the event, American Parkinson's Disease Association Walking to Ease the Burden, will be used to support research, people living with Parkinson's disease, their caregivers and Parkinson's education.

"Parkinson's disease affects more people than Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy and Lou Gehrig's disease combined and the incidence of Parkinson's disease is increasing rapidly as America ages," shares Jeff Molander, President of the Iowa Chapter of the American Parkinson's Disease Association. "Currently, there is no cure, but there is help for victims of the disease and their caregivers."

Founded in 1961, the APDA works to ease the burden and find a cure through medical research, education and support for the patient and their family. "The funds raised in community events, like the Sogeti walk, allow the state chapter to provide Iowan's with needed support."

As a global company, Sogeti believes that it is important to continually give back to and protect our world. Sponsoring this walk is just one example of how Sogeti contributes to the well being of its local communities.

For one of Sogeti's Managers, Mary Jones, this walk has personal importance. Jones' father was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease a number of years ago. ''His symptoms are controlled for the most part,'' Jones shares, ''however, they become more progressive day by day.'' Jones sees firsthand the way the disease impacts her father's life.

"The 2008 APDA Walking to Ease the Burden event was truly an example of teamwork and community spirit," states Jones. "And while last year was a great success, this year I would like to see us double our attendance and donations. I believe this walk gives us a great opportunity to enjoy the camaraderie of friends and colleagues while raising money for an important cause at the same time."

The walk is scheduled to take place at 9:00 AM on Saturday, September 19th at the Raccoon River Park Bittle and Cone Flower Shelters. The registration form is available online at www.apdaiowa.org and is due by August 31st. However, registration the day of the event is available from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM. Checks should be made payable to APDA and mailed to:

APDA, Inc.
c/o Sogeti USA, LLC
1820 NW 118th St, Suite 220
Des Moines, IA 50325-8259

For more information, please visit www.apdaiowa.org.

About Sogeti USA
Sogeti USA is a premier provider of information technology services to businesses and public-sector organizations. Operating in 24 U.S. locations, Sogeti's business model is built on providing customers with local accountability and vast delivery expertise. Sogeti is a leader in helping clients develop, implement and manage practical IT solutions to help run their business better. With over 40 years of experience, Sogeti offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including Enterprise Microsoft Solutions, Enterprise Solutions Consulting, High Tech Consulting, IBM and Open Solutions and Testing/Quality Assurance. For more, visit http://www.us.sogeti.com.

About Sogeti Group
Sogeti is a leading provider of professional technology services, specializing in Application Management, Infrastructure Management, High-Tech Engineering and Testing. Working closely with its clients, Sogeti enables them to leverage technological innovation and achieve maximum results. Sogeti brings together more than 20,000 professionals in 14 countries and is present in over 200 locations in Europe, the US and India. Sogeti is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cap Gemini S.A., listed on the Paris Stock Exchange. For more information please visit www.sogeti.com.

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