April 24th, 2009 ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
Pelican Products Collects Enough Blood To Save 159 Lives During American Red Cross Blood Drive.
TORRANCE, CA – April 24, 2009 — Torrance-based manufacturer Pelican™ Products recently had an employee blood drive where they collected enough blood to save 159 lives according to the American Red Cross.
“Pelican products are built to save lives every day but when we see our employees going above and beyond the call of duty in this way, it just reinforces the pride I take in the people here,” said Lyndon Faulkner, Pelican Products, President and CEO.
Torrance City Councilman and Local Red Cross Director of Blood Services Cliff Numark was on hand to thank the employees personally for their service. “It only takes a few minutes to save a life,” said Councilman Numark. “And Pelican Products is a great example of corporate responsibility in our city.”
Pelican Products plans to have another blood drive on November 6th, 2009.
About Pelican Products
Pelican™ Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases. After acquiring Hardigg Industries in December 2008, the company now operates in 12 countries, with 22 offices and five manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit www.Pelican.com, www.hardigg.com or www.behrmancap.com.
About the American Red Cross
Since its founding in 1881, the American Red Cross has been the nation's premiere emergency response organization. The organization also offers services in six other areas: community services to help the needy; support and comfort for military members and their families; the collection, processing and distribution of blood and blood products; health and safety educational programs; neutral humanitarian care to victims of war; and international relief and development programs. The Red Cross is not a government agency; it relies on donations of time, money, and blood to fulfill its mission. For more information visit http://socalredcross.org/socal/index.php .
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