Edgetech I.G. Participates In 14th Annual Children’s Caravan Teddy Bear Run To Benefit Akron Children’s Hospital

Date: 28 September 2009
Source: Edgetech
Cambridge, Ohio – September 23, 2009 – In its fourteenth year, the annual Children’s Caravan Teddy Bear Run has exceeded last year’s numbers in terms of donations and participants.

With more than 1,000 motorcyclists, $2,705 in monetary donations and 30,000 teddy bears collected to date for Akron Children’s Hospital, the 2009 Teddy Bear Run on September 20 was considered a great success. Edgetech I.G., along with parent company Lauren International, once again received special recognition during ceremonies for their part and continued support of this worthwhile cause.
 
Edgetech’s facility manager, Doug Ford, plays a big part in the organization of this event each year, including acting as this year’s emcee at the hospital. “Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric care provider in Northeast Ohio, providing care to more than 450,000 patients,” Ford said. “I am personally grateful for Edgetech’s support and each employee’s contributions to making the Teddy Bear Run a success. The bears bring comfort to children and families during difficult hospitalizations, treatments and illnesses.”
 
Brian Rennicker, truck driver for LMI Mixing, another division of Lauren International, drove one of the company’s box trucks to carry many of the donated bears. Employees from Edgetech, LMI and Lauren Manufacturing also participated by riding motorcycles carrying teddy bears during the Caravan, and by donating money and bears at the office. The nearly 50-mile ride began at Adventure Harley Davidson in Dover, Ohio, and finished at the hospital in Akron, Ohio.
 
Edgetech is already planning to participate in the 15th Annual Teddy Bear Run, which will take place September 19, 2010. For more information or to get involved, visit www.akronchildrens.org.
 
About Edgetech I.G. Inc.
Celebrating more than 20 years of success!
 
Edgetech I.G. Inc., a Lauren International Company, is a global leader in the fenestration industry producing Super Spacer® – the world’s only TrueWARM®, all-foam edge seal product line that provides maximum condensation resistance, durability and energy performance. Through Edgetech’s value promise – We’re there for you at every turn! 360® – the company goes beyond the manufacture of Super Spacer to offer a comprehensive portfolio of value-added products and services for the window, door and glass industries. Edgetech also assures product quality to the highest standards as an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. With manufacturing facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom plus a distribution division in Germany, Edgetech’s proven technology is improving the performance and energy efficiency of insulating glass systems worldwide. In business since 1989, Edgetech is a fully-owned subsidiary of Lauren International, Inc., a global multi-divisional company serving a variety of industries. Visit www.superspacer.com or www.laureninternational.com to learn more about the company’s products, services and global initiatives.
 
In the US, contact Edgetech at 800-233-4383, fax 740-439-0121; in the UK at + 44 (0) 8700 566844, fax +44 (0) 2476 639727, URL: www.superspacer.co.uk; and in Continental Europe at +49 2131 17.63.60, fax +49 2131 17.63.629.

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