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Port Inland Donates to Special Olympics Michigan

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Carmeuse Port Inland made a donation to Area 1 Special Olympics Michigan. The donations were raised by the Carmeuse team at this year’s “Dunk the Manager” Fundraiser. Area 1 Special Olympics Michigan’s mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.Carmeuse Port Inland made a donation to Area 1 Special Olympics Michigan. The donations were raised by the Carmeuse team at this year’s “Dunk the Manager” Fundraiser. Area 1 Special Olympics Michigan’s mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

The Organization is supported by funding from Michigan citizens and businesses. Fundraising is an integral part of Area 1 Special Olympics. Money raised is used to pay for the sports practices, registration fees, transportation, lodging, food, equipment and tournament trips.

Each year the Carmeuse Port Inland team has a cookout with games and activities for employees. This year’s event featured a Dunk the Manager fundraiser. Employees donated to the Area 1 Special Olympics Michigan by purchasing ball throws in an attempt to raise money for the funding of the organization while having some fun and dunking Carmeuse managers in a water tank. The tank was donated by Desjardens Excavating.

Port Inland Site Operations Manager Mike Cirino presented a donation to Area 1 Special Olympics representatives David and Sheila Marks.

“Our employees were happy to help with fundraising for such a great local cause. The Area 1 Special Olympics Michigan is an organization that we want to continue to support,” said Shena Meffer of Carmeuse Port Inland.


   Left to right: David Marks, Sheila Marks and Mike Cirino

Carmeuse Lime & Stone is a leading manufacturer of lime and limestone and whose products are commonly used to benefit the environment by providing cleaner air, cleaner water and improved soil characteristics. Carmeuse products are diversely utilized across a wide range of industries including steel manufacturing, power generation, road construction, land development, glass manufacturing, water and wastewater treatment, pulp and paper production, and more. Staffed by up to 2,000 employees throughout 28 production facilities in Eastern U.S. and Canada, with North America operations headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Carmeuse not only offers products, but also value-added services such as technical support, application support, and logistics support to optimize our customers processes.

 

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