For Immediate Release
Oct 14, 2011
FORT MADISON, IA…For the second year running Cryotech was named the top fundraising team for North Lee County Relay for Life. Raising over $10,000 for the American Cancer Society’s signature activity to fight back against cancer.
“We were extremely pleased with this year’s event.” said Angie Budnik, Community Relations Director, Fort Madison Community Hospital. “It is always so wonderful to see the whole community come together in our fight against cancer. Our top fundraising team this year was Cryotech Deicing Technology contributing more than $10,000 to our total of $85,000. We had a unique opportunity this year to enroll participants in the Cancer Research Study, and thank the
140 community members who took our fight to the next level and enrolled. This is one of the
most rewarding events our community undertakes and we thank everyone who joined us as we celebrated, remembered and fought back!”
Throughout 2011 the Cryotech Relay for Life team organized multiple fundraisers, including monthly home cooked lunches, a salsa competition, garage sale, and a poker tournament. Cryotech employees helped by donating food, money, and baked goods.
"On behalf of Cryotech’s Relay for Life team – I would like to thank everyone who participated in this years fundraisers”, explained Lacey Aschbrenner, Cryotech Relay for Life team member. “Your help enables us to fight this deadly disease and celebrate a world with more birthdays”.
Cryotech Deicing Technology is a division of General Atomics International Services Corporation, a San Diego based company specializing in energy-related research and product development. Cryotech manufactures and markets environmentally compatible acetate-based highway, commercial, and airport runway deicers, as well as glycol-based aircraft deicers. Each is considered safe for the environment because they readily biodegrade and exhibit low toxicity to vegetation and aquatic life.
About Relay for Life
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.
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