Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Cancer Association of Darke County receives generous donation from CenturyLink

Left to right Key Curry, Board Member of Cancer Association, Marilyn Emmons, Board Member and Treasurer of Cancer Association, Rick Krogman, Area Plant Supervisor at CenturyLink and Susan Fowble, Administrative Assistant at CenturyLink.

CenturyLink has a rich history of supporting local communities. “Our employees live and work and raise their families here,” said Rick Krogman, CenturyLink Supervisor.

“We’re proud to work for a local company improving lives and communities in Darke County. CenturyLink supports the area through financial and volunteer investments, including the Chamber of Commerce, economic development initiatives, education, United Way, and culture and arts, among others. CenturyLink employees volunteer hundreds of hours to help make the region a better place to live and work. We are pleased to support the Cancer Association of Darke County, where valuable programs help raise healthy communities. “

“CenturyLink’s recent acquisitions have greatly expanded the size and reach of our company as we are now the third largest telecommunications company in the United States, but the attention and care given to local markets still remains. CenturyLink is a solid, stable company with deep roots in local Ohio markets. Our investments have laid the foundation for consumers to benefit and enjoy and to help Ohio business compete at both the national and local level.”

About CenturyLink:
Century Link is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice and wireless services to consumers and businesses across the country and advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink ™ Prism ™ TV and DIRECTV brands. In addition, the company provides data, voice and managed services to business, government and wholesale customers in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers. CenturyLink also is recognized as a leader in the network services market by key technology industry analyst firms, and is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises through Savvis, a CenturyLink company. CenturyLink’s customers range from Fortune 500 companies in some of the country’s largest cities to families living in rural America. Headquartered in Monroe, LA., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com DIRECTV

The Cancer Association of Darke County truly appreciates this donation from CenturyLink. The association exists to provide support for people in Darke County that have been diagnosed with cancer. The Cancer Association reimburses their patients for expenses including: mileage, medication, medical supplies, and nutritional supplementation. The organization also offers a monthly support group, a volunteer driver program, free wigs and head coverings for cancer patients, educational materials for the prevention and early detection of all cancers, information booths at various Darke County events, and speakers for groups interested in learning more about our organization. The Cancer Association also makes one yearly donation to an accredited research organization that works with Darke County residents. The Cancer Association partners with United Way and is an independent non-profit organization that exists because of donations from people just like CenturyLink! The Cancer Association of Darke County is not affiliated with the American Cancer Society and does not receive donations or financial assistance from their organization. For more information about the Cancer Association of Darke County, please call the office at 937-548-9960.

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