Welcome!

News Feed Item

Megger Raises Close to $4,000 for Phoenix Children's Hospital Foundation

Annual distributor/customer golf event honors 17 year old cancer graduate

NORRISTOWN, Pa., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Megger, one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of test equipment and measuring instruments for electrical power applications, raised close to $4,000 for Phoenix Children's Hospital Foundation on Saturday, January 25 at its 13th annual Megger Distributor Golf Event. The outing, which took place at the Lakes of Ahawatukee Golf Course in Phoenix, Arizona, is held each year in honor of 17 year old cancer graduate, Tyler Danner.

(Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/PH68827 )

David Danner, national distribution manager for Megger, who co-coordinates the event with Mike Palmer, western regional distribution sales manager, said, "The weather was picture perfect. 118 golfers took part in the event.  Each year we are truly humbled and amazed by the support we get.  It is heartwarming to see so many come out and support our cause."

Danner's 17 year old daughter, Tyler, was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma over six years ago.  She underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatments at PCH and is now cancer-free.  "Arranging and executing this golf outing and then donating the proceeds from the event is our way of giving back to PCH and saying thank you," explains Danner.  "Megger makes that possible for my family.  It's amazing."

The event, which is hosted by the Megger US distribution team, authorized distributors, customers, employees and representatives from Phoenix Children's Hospital Foundation donates the money raised to the hospital in lieu of awarding prizes.  "Megger donated close to $4,000 to the hospital this year.  That was $1,000 more than last year.  We were able to raise $2,000 through the 50/50 Raffle.  Denise Wittstock, who won the raffle, selflessly donated half of her winnings back to the hospital and Mike Zielinski, owner of IEC Supply, a Megger distributor, donated $400," said Danner.

An additional $750 was donated to the Phoenix Girls' Choir through the sale of mulligans.  The Girls' Choir also raffled off a popcorn basket donated by Popcornopolis, which generated an additional $150. The basket was won by Nicole Van Wert.

"A 2014 Nissan Altima from Larry H. Miller Nissan Mesa was up for grabs at the 12th Hole for getting a hole-in-one at 165 yards.  Unfortunately, no one got lucky," said Danner.

This year's winning team was led by Rich Olendese of Lanyap Networks.

Peg Houck, marketing manager for Megger US distribution said, "We are always so amazed at the overwhelming support and generosity from our customers, employees and vendors.  We appreciate everyone's support for this event."

For more information contact Peg Houck at [email protected] or 610-676-8536.

For high res download and full text:
http://www.simongroup.com/PressRoom/press-release.php?Job=MEG-A-28053

Read our news: http://www.simongroup.com/PressRoom/feeds/MEG.xml
Become a fan: https://www.facebook.com/meggerus
Access our blog: http://www.meggerblog.com/
Watch the latest videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/meggerUS
Follow us: https://twitter.com/Megger_US

Reader Service Inquiries: Peg Houck; Megger; 2621 Van Buren Avenue, Norristown, Pa. 19403; [email protected]; 610-676-8536.

ABOUT MEGGER:
Megger is one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of test and measurement equipment used within the electric power, building wiring and telecommunication industries.  With research, engineering and manufacturing facilities in the USA, UK, Sweden and Germany, combined with sales and technical support in most countries, Megger is uniquely placed to meet the needs of its customers worldwide.

Editorial Contact:
The Simon Group, Inc.
Joanna Puglisi-Barley or Christina Sanchez
Phone: (215) 453-8700
E-mail: [email protected]

SOURCE Megger

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
The emerging Internet of Everything creates tremendous new opportunities for customer engagement and business model innovation. However, enterprises must overcome a number of critical challenges to bring these new solutions to market. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Martin, CTO/CIO at nfrastructure, outlined these key challenges and recommended approaches for overcoming them to achieve speed and agility in the design, development and implementation of Internet of Everything solutions wi...
With over 720 million Internet users and 40–50% CAGR, the Chinese Cloud Computing market has been booming. When talking about cloud computing, what are the Chinese users of cloud thinking about? What is the most powerful force that can push them to make the buying decision? How to tap into them? In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Yu Hao, CEO and co-founder of SpeedyCloud, answered these questions and discussed the results of SpeedyCloud’s survey.
19th Cloud Expo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterpri...
To leverage Continuous Delivery, enterprises must consider impacts that span functional silos, as well as applications that touch older, slower moving components. Managing the many dependencies can cause slowdowns. See how to achieve continuous delivery in the enterprise.
Actian Corporation has announced the latest version of the Actian Vector in Hadoop (VectorH) database, generally available at the end of July. VectorH is based on the same query engine that powers Actian Vector, which recently doubled the TPC-H benchmark record for non-clustered systems at the 3000GB scale factor (see tpc.org/3323). The ability to easily ingest information from different data sources and rapidly develop queries to make better business decisions is becoming increasingly importan...
Is the ongoing quest for agility in the data center forcing you to evaluate how to be a part of infrastructure automation efforts? As organizations evolve toward bimodal IT operations, they are embracing new service delivery models and leveraging virtualization to increase infrastructure agility. Therefore, the network must evolve in parallel to become equally agile. Read this essential piece of Gartner research for recommendations on achieving greater agility.
Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more business becomes digital the more stakeholders are interested in this data including how it relates to business. Some of these people have never used a monitoring tool before. They have a question on their mind like “How is my application doing” but no id...
Kubernetes, Docker and containers are changing the world, and how companies are deploying their software and running their infrastructure. With the shift in how applications are built and deployed, new challenges must be solved. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Sebastian Scheele, co-founder of Loodse, will discuss the implications of containerized applications/infrastructures and their impact on the enterprise. In a real world example based on Kubernetes, he will show how to ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Venafi, the Immune System for the Internet™ and the leading provider of Next Generation Trust Protection, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Venafi is the Immune System for the Internet™ that protects the foundation of all cybersecurity – cryptographic keys and digital certificates – so they can’t be misused by bad guys in attacks...
Pulzze Systems was happy to participate in such a premier event and thankful to be receiving the winning investment and global network support from G-Startup Worldwide. It is an exciting time for Pulzze to showcase the effectiveness of innovative technologies and enable them to make the world smarter and better. The reputable contest is held to identify promising startups around the globe that are assured to change the world through their innovative products and disruptive technologies. There w...
SYS-CON Events announced today Telecom Reseller has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.
To paraphrase someone famous, "The definition of insanity is to do something the same way over and over again and expect a different result". Humans are creatures of habit and when it comes to storage, old habits die hard. Why do we continue to put our faith in legacy storage providers when they haven't invented anything new in decades. Sure, they re-badge their products every couple of years to make their messaging look modern, but ultimately, it's the same old stuff with a new coat of lipsti...
StarNet Communications Corp has announced the addition of three Secure Remote Desktop modules to its flagship X-Win32 PC X server. The new modules enable X-Win32 to safely tunnel the remote desktops from Linux and Unix servers to the user’s PC over encrypted SSH. Traditionally, users of PC X servers deploy the XDMCP protocol to display remote desktop environments such as the Gnome and KDE desktops on Linux servers and the CDE environment on Solaris Unix machines. XDMCP is used primarily on comp...
Smart Cities are here to stay, but for their promise to be delivered, the data they produce must not be put in new siloes. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mathias Herberts, Co-founder and CTO of Cityzen Data, will deep dive into best practices that will ensure a successful smart city journey.
SYS-CON Events announced today that StarNet Communications will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. StarNet Communications’ FastX is the industry first cloud-based remote X Windows emulator. Using standard Web browsers (FireFox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) users from around the world gain highly secure access to applications and data hosted on Linux-based servers in a central data center. ...