Arcata Associates Receives United Way Pacesetter Awards
Arcata Associates, Inc. received two United Way Pacesetter Awards and raised over $25,500 by conducting five United Way campaigns across the country this year.
Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) October 25, 2010
Arcata Associates, Inc. received two United Way Pacesetter Awards and raised over $25,500 by conducting five United Way campaigns across the country this year. Pacesetter Awards are given to companies who “set the pace” for the campaign season by wrapping up their campaigns early and raising more funds than the previous year. The Company’s United Way Campaign donations increased by 14.4% over last year’s donations.
“With the current state of the economy, there has been a huge increase in the number of people who look for assistance from the United Way and its affiliated non-profit organizations. It is heartwarming to know that there are so many employees at Arcata who have stepped up once again to help people in their community,” said Tim Wong, Arcata Associates Inc. President and CEO.
On September 29, 2010, Arcata Associatesreceived a United Way of Southern Nevada Pacesetter Award at the 2011 Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon held at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, Nevada.
During the ceremony, Channel 8 News NOW anchor, Dayna Roselli said, “One of Arcata’s strongly held corporate values is supporting the communities in which they operate. Arcata Associates hosted United Way representatives and speakers from partnering agencies to address employees at each of their locations in the Las Vegas area. Arcata’s commitment to the southern Nevada community is truly represented in their Pacesetter campaign this year which raised over $14,000.” Arcata Associates was also acknowledged as a Top 100 donor by the United Way of Southern Nevada.
On September 1, 2010, Arcata’s NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) United Way Team received a United Way of South Mississippi Pacesetter award at the 2010-2011 Fall Campaign Kick-off Meeting held at the Hard Rock Arena, Biloxi, Mississippi. Arcata Associates “set the pace” by completing its very first annual campaign in July and raising over $1,275.
Maria Etheridge, Arcata NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) United Way Campaign Chair commented, “As always, NSSC Arcata employees are always front and center and United Way is just another avenue for us to shine and set the pace!!!”
Arcata Associatesalso conducted United Way campaigns in Huntsville, Alabama as well as Indian Wells and Palmdale, California. The Company was presented a Pacesetter Award for its campaign in Huntsville, Alabama last year.
Arcata Associates Inc. is an engineering and Information Technology services company that has been a contractor to the US Air Force, US Navy and NASA since 1979. More information about Arcata Associates may be found at http://www.arcataassoc.com
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