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Press Release

Polar Shades Donates Holiday Gifts to Local Elementary School

Published on Fri, Dec 28, 2012 (3:35 p.m.)

(Henderson NV) – This December, Polar Shades donated school supplies, toys, and holiday baskets to Edna F. Hinman Elementary School, its students, and their families as part of the company’s holiday donation tradition.

Polar Shades employees personally delivered school supplies, footballs, soccer balls, basketballs, and other toys on the playground during recess on Wednesday, December 19, 2012. One child in need also received a new bike.

The company also donated five holiday baskets for families of students, which included food for a holiday dinner, toys and clothing items for each of the children. Members of Edna F. Elementary PTO delivered the baskets to the homes of these families.

Steve Mevius, owner of Polar Shades, says, “It is our pleasure to help out those in need during the holiday season. Polar Shades continues to find opportunities to give back to the community, and the adoption of Edna F. Hinman Elementary School is one charitable effort we hold close to our hearts.”

Lynn Groesbeck, sales director of Polar Shades and organizer of the donation, says, “Giving back is what the holidays are all about. Seeing the students’ faces light up is the greatest gift of all, and it is our pleasure to assist local families in need.”

Polar Shades adopted Edna F. Hinman Elementary School in October and has contributed consistently to the school on a monthly basis since the adoption was facilitated.

Polar Shades is a Henderson-based, family-owned small manufacturer that supplies retractable sun shades worldwide. They are headquartered in Henderson, Nevada. For more information please visit their website at

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