650 Person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon Launches EMCOR Group, Inc’s National Call to Action for Breast Cancer Awareness Behind "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." Campaign
--EMCOR/Dynalectric San Diego, UC San Diego Health System, Kitchell Employees Unite--
EMCOR/Dynalectric San Diego, UC San Diego Health System, and Kitchell joined forces on September 30 to form a 650 person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon---the largest human ribbon formed in California---and kick-off for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and call to action for EMCOR’s ‘Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.’ campaign. As part of the event, an official EMCOR Pink Hard Hat presentation made by EMCOR/Dynalectric San Diego to UC San Diego Health System.
La Jolla, CA, September 30, 2014 – EMCOR/Dynalectric San Diego today announced its employees, and those of UC San Diego Health System, Kitchell, and more—650 people in all--donned EMCOR Pink Hard Hats and formed a giant human ribbon in a "Call to Action" supporting breast cancer awareness, part of EMCOR's "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” Campaign. Today’s Pink Hard Hat Ribbon---EMCOR’s signature event---was the largest formed to date, and launched EMCOR’s 2014 Program. The event was held at UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center.
A leading contractor in the San Diego area, Dynalectric San Diego is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services for a diverse range of businesses. 2014 is EMCOR’s 6th consecutive year raising awareness for breast cancer screening through its signature Pink Hard Hat Ribbon events. Through this October, EMCOR will be creating 6 giant human Pink Hard Hat events coast-to-coast in conjunction with its clients.
“We’re delighted to be participating in EMCOR’s 6th consecutive year of conducting this national initiative,” stated Philip Petersen, President & CEO, EMCOR/Dynalectric San Diego. “The enthusiasm for this program continues to grow, and we’ve received feedback regarding the positive impact our awareness efforts have had on decisions to go for a screening – we know EMCOR is making a difference. The majority of our field employees wear a hard hat everyday for personal protection, and we’re proud of their commitment to wear a Pink Hard Hat during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to help raise awareness of this disease and the importance of screening."
In 6 cities coast-to-coast, employees and clients will be wearing EMCOR Pink Hard Hats and forming huge human Pink Hard Hat ribbons, creating powerful "Calls to Action" for the importance of breast cancer screening. Upcoming events will take place at:
• 201 Folsom Street in San Francisco, CA, October 2
• Alexandria Center for Life Science-NYC in New York, NY, October 7
• Elkhart General Hospital in Elkhart, IN, October 9
• Yale Smilow Cancer Center in New Haven, CT, October 15
• EMCOR Customer Solutions Center in Phoenix, AZ, October 22
This year’s EMCOR Pink Hard Hat Ribbon signature events feature the largest ribbons to date. Additionally, thousands of EMCOR employees across the U.S. are wearing EMCOR Pink Hard Hats at scores of construction sites, ranging from hospitals, roadways, malls, and high tech companies, to universities, military bases, and hotels.
A “multiplier effect” will continue when thousands of passersby to EMCOR’s jobsites will see the Pink Hard Hats and when EMCOR employees will take the Pink Hard Hats home each night and be seen by spouses, daughters, sisters, neighbors. Also, EMCOR’s 7,000+ service vehicles will carry Pink Hard Hat posters with the “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today” Message, reaching millions of people throughout October.
Visit EMCOR’s Pink Hard Hat site: www.emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat
About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2014 revenues of ~$6.6B, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services. A 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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