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PRESS RELEASE: PNY Technologies And Susan G. Komen For The Cure Partner To Raise Awareness Of Breast Cancer
PNY Donates $100,000 to Cause, Rolls Out Special Packaging
PARSIPPANY, N.J. - September 26, 2007 - PNY Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier and marketer of memory modules, flash media, USB drives, graphic cards and other peripherals, announced today that it will partner with Susan G. Komen for the Cure to support the fight against breast cancer. Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists committed to ending breast cancer forever.
During October, to coincide with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, PNY's 2GB Secure Digital and 4GB Secure Digital High Capacity flash memory cards will be available from retailers in specially marked packaging featuring the Komen for the Cure pink ribbon graphic. As part of the program, PNY Technologies will also donate $100,000 to Komen for the Cure.
"Susan G. Komen for the Cure has been at the forefront of the fight against breast cancer for more than 25 years," said Tony Gomez, vice president of sales and marketing for PNY. "PNY Technologies is extremely proud to support such an outstanding organization that has touched the lives of so many people. This is one of many cause related initiatives, which PNY will support this year and throughout 2008."
PNY's Secure Digital flash memory cards are ideal for saving images, music and data in digital cameras, audio players, PDAs or other handheld devices. The limited edition products will be available at Best Buy, Staples, Circuit City, J&R and other national retailers throughout October.
"Susan G. Komen for the Cure partners with a variety of organizations, offering hundreds of creative opportunities for everyday people to be a part of the breast cancer movement," said Katrina McGhee, vice president of marketing at Komen for the Cure. "Our partnership with PNY Technologies is a great example of how people can support Komen's promise to end breast cancer by creating awareness with specially marked PNY products featuring the Komen for the Cure pink ribbon graphic."
ABOUT PNY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Established in 1985, PNY Technologies®, Inc. is a leading supplier and marketer of NVIDIA Quadro® by PNY Technologies professional graphics boards and XLR8(TM) and Verto-brand consumer graphics cards. The company also offers a full line of high-end memory upgrade modules, flash media, USB flash drives, portable hard drives and flash peripherals. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., PNY maintains facilities in North America (Santa Clara and Orange County, Calif., Miami, Fla. and Parsippany, N.J.), Europe (Benelux, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, United Kingdom,) and Asia (Taiwan and China). For more information, please visit http://www.pny.com.
ABOUT SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CURE
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, we have invested nearly $1 billion to fulfill our promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, visit www.komen.org or call 1-800 I'M AWARE.
(First posted on Friday, September 28, 2007 at 15:05 EDT)