SBS Group Lights the Night for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

0
16

Share on LinkedIn

WOODBRIDGE, NEW JERSEY – October 2, 2008 – SBS Group “Lights The Night” for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at its tenth annual walk in Westfield, New Jersey. SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, provides mid-market business solutions to companies along the East Coast. The company raised money for Brian’s Brigade in honor of Brian Egan, a 25 year old Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia survivor.

On September 27th, SBS Group joined over 2,000 family members, friends, and supporters to Light the Night for blood cancer patients and cancer awareness advocates. SBS staff members donated money and employee, Kim Kohlhepp, walked with Brian’s Brigade for the cause. The company matched all monetary donations and helped the team raise over $10,000 dollars. The Northern New Jersey chapters combined raised over $500,000 that day.

“Showing support and raising awareness is a large contributor to finding a cure for cancer,” said James R. Bowman, President of SBS Group. “As a company, we admire the strength of the survivors and will continue to support the cause.”

About SBS Group
SBS Group keeps its clients ahead of their competition by combining business savvy, technical prowess and common sense values to deliver integrated technology solutions to mid-market companies along the Eastern seaboard. SBS delivers its solutions and services with the industry’s top technology partners including Microsoft, Sage Software, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Citrix, Cognos and others. Focused on distribution, manufacturing, supply chain management, customer relationship management, financial management, project management and accounting solutions, SBS Group has over 22 years of working with clients, not just for them. The SBS team has earned an award-winning reputation having been recognized as a Microsoft Gold Partner, Microsoft President’s Club Member, Microsoft Partner of the Year (Dynamics SL), Accounting Technology’s Killer VAR, IBM Beacon Award recipient and Sage Software Leadership Academy member. The company is headquartered in Woodbridge, New Jersey and operates other offices in New York, NY and Trevose, PA. More information about SBS Group can be found at www.sbsgroupusa.com.

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS’s mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. More information can be found at www.leukemia-lymphoma.org.

About the Light The Night Walk
The Light The Night Walk is the nation’s night to pay tribute and bring hope to those battling cancer. People form teams of friends and family or co-workers to raise funds for cancer research and demonstrate their support of survivors and those still fighting for their lives. This is a casual 2-3 mile walk with no fitness requirements. The Light The Night Walk is a fun, family evening event with face painters, balloons, special guest, music, food and more. You will hear triumph and inspiration from patients and their families. Dedication banners decorated with personal messages from participants will be carried by patients leading the Walk. More information can be found at www.lightthenight.org.

Media Contact:
Kimberly Kohlhepp
[email protected]
732.476.5909

News Editor
CustomerThink offers a free news posting service for press releases relevant to our community. To submit your press release to our news editor, send an email to [email protected] with the press release headline and main content in the email subject line and body, respectively. That's it! Approved press releases will appear in our news category within one business day of submission.

ADD YOUR COMMENT

Please use comments to add value to the discussion. Maximum one link to an educational blog post or article. We will NOT PUBLISH brief comments like "good post," comments that mainly promote links, or comments with links to companies, products, or services.

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here