330+ Person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon Creates Visual Call to Action for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and EMCOR's "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." Campaign
USM Presents $20,000 Donation To University of Pennsylvania Rena Rowan Breast Center
330+ employees of USM, An EMCOR Company, and clients formed a giant Human Pink Hard Hat Ribbon on October 22---a visual recognition of 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 $20,000 donation to the University of Pennsylvania Rena Rowan Breast Cancer Center. Hundreds of USM employees raised the donation as a result of 8 different initiatives led by employees throughout October. The event was held at USM’s headquarters in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
NORRISTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA, October 22, 2013 – USM, Inc. announced that today 330+ of its employees, clients, and others, donned EMCOR Pink Hard Hats and assembled to form a giant pink ribbon, EMCOR’s “signature” event, in a "Call to Action" in support of breast cancer awareness as part of EMCOR's "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." Campaign. The event was held at USM’s headquarters in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
A leading national provider of interior and exterior facilities maintenance programs, USM is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses.
As part of the event, a $20,000 donation was presented by USM to the University of Pennsylvania’s Rena Rowan Breast Center. Dr. Czerniecki, Co-Director of the Rena Rowan Breast Center participated in the event and was presented the donation by Ivan Dubow, Chief Operating Officer for USM. Also as part of the event, two USM employee breast cancer spokespeople shared their inspiring stories.
Through eight different creative fund raising events, including t-shirt and bake sales, pink ribbon basket raffles, cook-off’s, a golf event, and more, for the second year in a row, hundreds of USM employees rallied month long to raise the largest donation possible.
“We’re delighted to participate in EMCOR’s fifth consecutive year of this national initiative,” stated Ivan Dubow. "As a company that’s built its reputation on being engaged in the concerns of our industry and community, it’s gratifying to demonstrate support for breast cancer awareness and the importance of early detection, standing with our dedicated employees and clients.”
Dr. Czerniecki commented, “The University of Pennsylvania thanks USM and the ‘Protect Yourself.’ Campaign for this generous donation. It was thrilling to be part of this memorable and visual way to increase awareness of breast cancer screening. With breast cancer affecting 200,000+ women in the U.S. annually, our efforts here today to increase awareness through the Pink Hard Hat program are an innovative way to remind women and men to make an appointment for a mammogram.”
EMCOR and its clients are forming five Pink Hard Hat Ribbons across the U.S. this October.
Further, thousands of EMCOR employees coast to coast are wearing Pink Hard Hats at hundreds of construction sites---ranging from hospitals, roadways, malls, and high tech companies, to universities, military bases, and hotels. Additionally, EMCOR’s fleet of 7,000+ service vehicles are carrying the message of “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” to millions of people every day throughout October by displaying EMCOR Pink Hard Hat posters.
Visit EMCOR’s Pink Hard Hat site: www.emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat
About USM Services
USM is a leading provider of essential facilities maintenance services, including interior and exterior services and electrical, mechanical and plumbing services, to national and regional commercial customers that typically maintain more than 100 sites across wide geographic areas. With its highly developed, proprietary network of over 11,000 service partners, USM delivers consistent facilities maintenance services across a nationwide footprint for approximately 150 customers in over 75,000 locations in all 50 states and Canada. Headquartered in Norristown, PA with offices in Red Bank, NJ and Ventura, CA, USM is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE:EME), a Fortune 500 company with estimated 2011 revenues of ~$6.6B. EMCOR is a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and facilities services and a leading 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 28,000+ 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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