PSS World Medical Makes Donation to Wounded Warrior Project(TM)
Published on Tuesday, 17 July 2012 11:44 Written by TradersHuddle Staff
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PSS World Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSSI) recently donated $15,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) as part of the Company's annual Independence Day celebration.
Gary Corless, Chief Executive Officer of PSS World Medical, commented, "As a result of all the people on our team who've served in the military and their families, we feel a special connection to the Wounded Warrior Project. On behalf of these team members, we are proud to make this donation to this worthy organization, in support of its important work."
Dan Nevins, director of WWP's Warriors Speak, who shared with PSS team members his personal story as a Wounded Warrior, commented, "It's important that we don't forget that these men and women volunteer and raise their hand to go fight for our country. We appreciate companies like PSS for supporting this organization that changes and saves so many lives every year."
Tad Strong, senior director of global operations at PSS, who recently served a 12-month deployment, also spoke as part of the ceremony and was recognized for his service. PSS recently received the Pro Patria Award from the Florida Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for the Company's support of employees serving in National Guard and Reserve programs.
About Wounded Warrior Project
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. WWP's purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To get involved and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.
About PSS World Medical
PSS World Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSSI) markets and distributes medical products and services to front-line caregivers throughout the United States. With more than 4,000 team members, PSS is a leader in the markets it serves with innovative approaches to customer service and operational excellence. Its stated purpose is to strengthen the clinical success and financial health of caregivers by solving their biggest problems. The Company is focused to accelerate growth in four markets – Physician, Laboratory, Dispensing, and Home Care & Hospice – with products and solutions that deliver high quality, cost effective, and convenient patient care.
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