Secret Site Map
Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Home News Companies Partner to Support Wounded American War Veterans

Companies Partner to Support Wounded American War Veterans

People

Chris Donaghy of Residex and Bruce Donoho of Bird-B-Gone have partnered to donate a handcrank competitive cycle to the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans.

| November 23, 2009

CRANFORD, N.J. - Chris Donaghy of Residex and Bruce Donoho of Bird-B-Gone have partnered to donate a handcrank competitive cycle to the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans.

“Bruce and I would like to express our gratitude to the servicemen and women of the US military by giving back to those who sacrificed so much to keep the world free from tyranny,” said Donaghy.

The Achilles Freedom Team was founded in 2004 to introduce marathon racing to wounded war veterans as part of their rehabilitation.

This is the second handcrank donated by Residex in 2009 since partnering with the charity.  Both competitive cycles are stationed at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.  Upon arrival at the hospital, wounded servicemen and women are encouraged by Achilles Freedom Team members to integrate the use of the cycles as part of their rehabilitation.  Despite their disabilities, many remarkable wounded veterans go on to incorporate competitive marathon racing into their lives. 

Residex expects to surpass their 2009 goal of raising $10,000 for this inspirational charity.  To help support our wounded American war veterans visit www.firstgiving.com/residex.
 

Top news

EPA Proposes to Cancel Some Uses of Propoxur

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to cancel certain uses of the propoxur after preliminary human health assessment found risks from certain applications, EPA announced Wednesday.

Dow AgroSciences Names Hanson Product Manager

Mike Hanson has been named product manager for the ActiveSense Remote Monitoring System under development by Dow AgroSciences.

Arrow Exterminators Acquires Hallman Pest Control

Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators announced the acquisition of Hallman Pest Control of Oneonta, Ala. This strategic location will provide Arrow the opportunity to expand its footprint in the growing Alabama market.

Marathon Data Systems Rebrands as WorkWave

The company also announced the acquisition of Foxtrax GPS, a cloud-based leader in fleet tracking technology.

UF Publishes Tawny Crazy Ant Fact Sheet

The three-page fact sheet covers the tawny crazy ant’s distribution, description, colonies and feeding habits.

x