Cary, NC, March 20, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Lord Corporation (http://www.lord.com/) has announced that chairman and former CEO Rick McNeel has been recognized for his contributions to the United Way of the Greater Triangle. McNeel led the 2012 fundraising campaign for the United Way of the Greater Triangle, and under his leadership, the campaign raised $5.3 million of donor designated funds and $5.3 million of community impact funds.
The community impact funds amassed under McNeel will help the United Way of the Greater Triangle’s nonprofit agencies expand and improve education, health and financial stability programs. In its 2013 Community Impact Plan, the organization has designated $1,889,676 in contributions to education and youth development, $2,680,135 to health and $699,384 to financial stability.
McNeel was honored at the United Way of the Greater Triangle breakfast held at Embassy Suites on March 12. Additionally, John Anthony, chief administrative officer at TrustAtlantic Bank, and Walter Davenport, CPA, former partner at Cherry Bekaert, were recognized for their support and contributions to the organization.
“It is an honor to be recognized among the so many incredible volunteers that support the United Way of the Greater Triangle,” said McNeel. “This organization does a remarkable job of determining the true needs in our community and working with partner agencies so that we can best serve local residents. Thank you to everyone in the community who contributed to our 2012 campaign. With your support, we can continue to help create a greater Triangle for everyone.”
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With global reach and extensive technical capabilities, LORD has the ability to work on complex formulations, balancing contradictory property and process requirements to deliver the solutions that meet customer and market demands. Lordbuilds on its more than 85 year history with a track record of successful long-term partnerships with technology leaders in industries ranging from aerospace to automotive, electronics to industrial heavy equipment. Founded in 1924, Lord Corporation is a privately-held company that designs, manufactures and markets mechanical devices and electromechanical systems to control vibration, motion and noise; formulates, produces and sells general purpose and specialty adhesives, coatings and electronic materials; and develops products and systems utilizing magnetically responsive technologies. With global headquarters in Cary, N.C., and sales in excess of $860 million, Lord has manufacturing facilities in eight countries and more than 90 sales and support centers. LORD Corporation employs more than 2,900 worldwide. Visit http://www.lord.com for more information.
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