St. Louis, MO, May 10, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Da-Com Corporation, the Midwest's fastest growing office products and solutions firm, announced they are renewing their relationship with Special Olympics and will contribute $20,000 to the organization in 2007. The $20,000 grant supports training and competition for the more than 2,500 Special Olympics athletes who participate on both sides of the Mississippi River.
Da-Com is serving as the presenting sponsor of the Southwestern Area 12 Spring Games at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, IL and the East Area Spring Games at Rockwood Summit High School in Fenton, MO.
"We are extremely pleased to once again have Da-Com involved in our program," said Special Olympics Illinois Regional Development Manager Terri Andrews. "Da-Com workers and employees share a vision of serving the communities where they live and work. They're accomplishing that with this generous contribution to both the Missouri and Illinois Special Olympics programs. Athletes on both sides of the river will benefit."
"Special Olympics plays an important role in improving the lives of thousands of area youngsters," said John Tipton, Da-Com's President. "We are excited about our involvement and look forward to continuing an active role both in Illinois and Missouri."
Da-Com Corporation, based in St. Louis, MO with a satellite office in Columbia, MO, was originally founded in 1948 and is an award winning distributor of Standard, RISO, Toshiba and Lanier products and office solutions. The firm specializes in docutivity and provides a suite of reliable converging technologies including digital copiers, printers, color solutions, faxes, scanners and multi-functional devices. In addition, the firm provides an unconditional buyers guarantee, a five-year quality guarantee, a technology upgrade guarantee and toll free weekend and after hours support.
Special Olympics provides year-round sports programs for children eight years and older, and adults with mental retardation and closely related developmental disabilities. Athletes first train and compete at the local area level and then advance to district or state level competition.