170+ Person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon Creates Visual Recognition For Breast Cancer Awareness Month And Call To Action For "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." Campaign
- USM Donates $15,000 to the Norristown Regional Health Center -
170+ employees of USM, Inc., An EMCOR Company, formed a giant Human Pink Hard Hat Ribbon on October 23---a visual recognition for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and call to action for EMCOR's "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." Campaign. As part of the event, USM presented a $15,000 donation to the Norristown Regional Health Center (NRHC), a local health care organization which, as a result of the donation, will be able to facilitate breast cancer screening for an additional 300+ patients. USM and its employees raised and presented the $15,000 donation to the NRHC as a result of 8+ employee led initiatives throughout October. Fundraising efforts included t-shirt and bake sales, breakfast and chili competitions, and Pink Ribbon basket raffles. The event was held at USM’s headquarters in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
NORRISTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA, October 23, 2012 - EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses proudly announces that today 170+ employees of its USM, Inc. subsidiary donned EMCOR Pink Hard Hats and assembled into the shape of a giant pink ribbon, the international symbol of breast cancer awareness, in a "Call to Action" in support of Breast Cancer screening and awareness as part of EMCOR's "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." Campaign. As part of the event, USM and its employees presented a $15,000 donation to the Norristown Regional Health Center (NRHC), a local health care organization which, as a result of the donation, will be able to facilitate breast cancer screening for an additional 300+ patients. The event was held at USM’s headquarters in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
USM and its employees raised and presented the $15,000 donation to the NRHC as a result of 8+ employee led initiatives throughout October. Fundraising efforts included t-shirt and bake sales, breakfast and chili competitions, and Pink Ribbon basket raffles. The NRHC is the original and largest federally qualified health center in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; it currently provides on-site primary medical and dental care to 10,000 people, and includes adult, family and pediatric medical services. Accepting all public and private insurance, NRHC has a sliding fee scale for low-income patients; people without health insurance are charged for services at low to no cost based upon their income. Ms. Patricia Dietch, President and CEO of Delaware Valley Community Health, the NRHC’s parent organization, participated in the Pink Hard Hat Ribbon event and was presented the $15,000 donation.
"We're delighted to be participating in EMCOR's fourth consecutive year of conducting this national initiative," stated Ivan Dubow, USM's Chief Operating Officer. "We're proud of our employees' commitment to raise funds and wear 'Pink' throughout October and raise awareness for breast cancer and how women and men can protect themselves by getting screened. As a Company that's built its reputation on being engaged in the concerns of our industry and community, it's gratifying to stand with our dedicated employees and show support for breast cancer screening and awareness."
Visit EMCOR's Pink Hard Hat site: http://www.emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat
About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2012 revenues of ~$6.3B, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services. A provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government. EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations. The ~26,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst the "World's Most Admired" and "Best Managed". EMCOR's diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company’s strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry. Additional information on EMCOR can be found at www.EMCORGroup.com.
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