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Helix Electric, Local Industry Leader, Holding “The Give The Gift Of Life”

Published on Tue, Jun 17, 2014 (2:15 p.m.)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 17, 2014 (Las Vegas, NV) As part of the Helix Outreach Program, Helix Electric through a joint initiative with the American Red Cross is holding a disaster preparedness blood drive, Friday June 27th, 2014, from 8:00am to 1:00pm at Helix Electric headquarters, located at 3078 East Sunset Road in Las Vegas. With constant natural disasters, turbulent weather and other emergencies, it is predicted that demands for blood will increase putting a stress on the blood supply.

Helix Electric of Nevada together with its employees and partners are taking action to help combat a blood shortage to make certain the American Red Cross is ready to immediately respond should a disaster strike.
“Each and every single life is valuable. Proper preparation and planning is key for disaster and emergency relief to ensure no life is lost due to lack of blood availability or donor match,” said Victor Fuchs, President of Helix Electric of Nevada. “We are proud to work with the American Red Cross to ensure individuals, especially those with unique vulnerabilities and special attention receive proper care during emergencies.”

The general public is welcome and we would like to encourage everyone to stop by and give the gift of life and show support for our community. Please bring your photo ID.

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About Helix Electric:
Helix Electric, founded in 1985 has become an established industry leader in the installation of electrical systems in many diverse industries. With multiple locations in all major markets in the United States, Helix has remained true to its original vision of a team-oriented and employee-empowered corporate culture resulting in Helix’s power to perform. At Helix Electric, our mission is to Achieve Extraordinary Results for OUR CLIENTS by providing services of exceptional value, OUR EMPLOYEES by presenting opportunities for growth, and OUR COMPANY by delivering profitable performance. By adhering to our core values – hard work, teamwork, safety, integrity, innovation and community – we can achieve such goals. For more information please visit www.helixelectric.com

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

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