Memorex Honored for Contributions to Local School District
CERRITOS, Calif. - April 28, 2006 - Memorex, the leading retail provider of digital media in North America, has been recognized by the local ABC Unified School district for its commitment to enriching technology in education. Memorex received a Certificate of Appreciation for donating nearly 2,000 individual computer technology products to ABC Unified schools, including Memorex CD and DVD media, USB flash drives, optical drives, multimedia keyboards and mice. Over the course of Memorex’s fiscal year, which closed on March 31st, the company has donated nearly $350,000 worth of products to schools and charities across several US locations where Memorex has operations.
“Memorex is committed to supporting the community, and we are proud that we can make an impact right here in our neighborhood,” said Allen H. Gharapetian, vice president of marketing and product development, Memorex.“Giving students access to technology will help them succeed in today’s high-tech, digital world.”
Since relocating its headquarters to the City of Cerritos two years ago, Memorex has been working with the ABC Unified School District to determine an ongoing technology donation program to best help its local schools.
“Memorex’s generosity is a testament to its commitment to the community and education,“ said Dr. Gary Smuts, superintendent, ABC Unified School District. ”Memorex’s caring partnership supports our district in its quest to equip students across all grade levels with the latest digital media and computer accessories to enhance their education"
The ABC Unified School District is a leader in educational planning and innovation, serving Cerritos as well as the surrounding communities of Artesia and Hawaiian Gardens, and portions of Lakewood, Long Beach and Norwalk.
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