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M5 Networks Announces 600th Client, 100 Million Phone Calls and 1,000 Locations

New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2007

M5 Networks, the market leader in delivering phone system functionality as a service, today announced it has achieved three major milestones. M5 has added its 600th client, the West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG), the alumni association of the United States Military Academy (USMA). In addition, M5 now serves over 1,000 client locations throughout the country and has placed more than 100 million phone calls in its seven year history.

The West Point AOG’s staff of 75 employees benefits from M5’s recently-launched, innovative “Voice as a Service” model. In particular, M5’s [Embedded Continuity, which goes beyond basic business continuity, was a major factor in attracting the organization to M5. “It is very comforting to know that we are prepared with a plan in place to redirect our phone calls in case of an emergency situation,” said Tom Mulyca, VP of Information Systems for West Point Association of Graduates. “Non-stop dial tone from M5 ensures that we not only have protection in critical situations, but also allows us to improve overall productivity within the organization.”

Established in 1869, the WPAOG is the alumni association of the USMA. As a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation, the WPAOG engages in philanthropic pursuits and is dedicated to promoting the welfare of the USMA, supporting and serving its graduates.

“Our goal, first and foremost, is to serve West Point’s graduates, who are based all over the country and the world. M5 provides a reliable means of communications, which helps us to provide graduates with effective services and gives us the time and resources to better serve alumni,” said Mulyca. “M5’s client focus and service orientation is by far the best we’ve encountered from a service provider.”

M5 recently pioneered a new paradigm for business communications, “Voice as a Service,” which is driving the company’s explosive growth. Within one year, M5’s staff has nearly doubled, and the customer base has increased by 35 percent. In the first five years of operation, M5 grew its revenues by 4,445 percent.

Counting more than 100 million phone calls and serving over 1,000 locations across the U.S., M5 was recently named by AMI-Partners as one of the largest providers of hosted VoIP in the country and one of the first providers businesses consider for hosted VoIP services. M5 boasts one of the highest average seat numbers per location when compared with other major hosted VoIP providers, while maintaining the strictest SLAs, including 99.99 percent location uptime and a less than five percent annual churn rate.

“For the first seven years in M5’s history, we were the poster child for rock-solid, quality business communications, offering the best hosted VoIP service available on the market,” said Dan Hoffman, president & CEO, M5 Networks. “But that was the beginning. We believe Voice as a Service will transform the way mid-size companies do business, and we are poised to ride the wave of growth over the next seven years.”

About the West Point Association of Graduates

The West Point Association of Graduates is the alumni association of the United States Military Academy. Its mission is to serve West Point and its graduates. The West Point Association of Graduates was founded in 1869 to reunite Academy graduates who found themselves on opposing sides during the American Civil War. Today, the Association continues to strengthen the bonds of the “Long Gray Line” through assistance to graduates, West Point Societies, and USMA Classes worldwide. Located in the recently completed Herbert Hall Alumni Center, the Association is the focal point for returning alumni. As a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation, its philanthropic pursuits maintain a margin of excellence for Cadets attending the Academy. For more information, please visit http://www.aogusma.org/.

About M5 Networks

M5 Networks is the market leader in “Voice as a Service,” a breakthrough solution for business phone communications. Industry experts tell us that in ten years, no business will have a phone system – they will acquire phone system capabilities as an on-demand, managed service over the Internet – in other words, Voice as a Service. M5 pioneered Voice as a Service in 2000. Today we serve a rapidly growing base of mid-sized businesses. Our solution is distinguished by the rich capabilities and unmatched service that you would expect from an industry leader.

M5 Networks has received considerable recognition and was named to the 2006 Inc. 500 (#272) and both the 2006 Deloitte Technlology Fast 500 (#54) and New York Technology Fast 50 (#5). M5 was recognized by CRN as one of the top 15 Key VoIP Players in 2007 and received Frost & Sullivan’s 2004 Entrepreneurial Company Award. M5 has also been included on the Pulver 100 list for five consecutive years and Fierce VoIP’s Fierce 15 list in 2005 in addition to receiving numerous other accolades.

To learn more about M5, please visit http://www.m5net.com.

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Hilton Humanitarian Prize of $1.5 Million Goes to Tostan

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2007

Tostan, an organization that is empowering communities throughout Africa to transform their lives through an innovative non-formal educational program, teaching in local languages and with African oral traditions, has been selected to receive the 2007 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize of $ 1.5 million. The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation presents the annual award, the worlds largest humanitarian prize, to an organization that significantly alleviates human suffering.

Tostan means breakthrough in the Senegalese Wolof language and our distinguished independent prize jury found that the organization has indeed achieved major breakthroughs, empowering women and improving the lives of millions of people in nine African countries, said Steven M. Hilton, President and CEO of the Hilton Foundation. Through Tostans Community Empowerment Program, villages have reduced infant and maternal mortality, ended domestic violence, improved community health services and nutrition, and provided education for their children. Micro-credit, environmental and income generating projects have mobilized communities to work together to improve their lives.

Hilton noted that the jury was told by one Tostan participant from The Gambia: With this program, people will make change from within for themselves without anyone elses help. Hilton added, This is important because we in the philanthropic field recognize that change from the bottom up is the best way to assure sustainability.

To be selected for the prestigious Hilton Prize is an incredible honor, said Molly Melching, founder and Executive Director of Tostan. This recognition really belongs to the thousands of women, men and youth whose respect for human rights has led to improved health, education and economic security for their people. In what we call organized social diffusion, the more than 160,000 who have taken Tostans classes have multiplied the impact of their education tenfold by sharing what they have learned with all the neighboring villages within their own ethnic groups.

Tostan, formally established by Melching in 1991, first focused primarily on women, but later added men and adolescents. The introduction of human rights and democracy teaching modules in 1996 created unexpected and unprecedented results: eliminating discrimination against women and children and motivating more than 2,600 villages, with more than two million people, to voluntarily and publicly abandon harmful traditions such as female genital cutting (FGC) and child and forced marriage. Further, Tostan is the catalyst behind an historic grassroots initiative announced this week by Senegalese women to be the first African country to end FGC within the next five years.

Dr. Gerry Mackie of the University of California at San Diego, a recognized expert on the tradition of female genital cutting, believes Tostans work can result in the ending of FGC completely within a generation. He notes that collective action and public declarations are key; the first village to publicly declare abandonment of FGC took place in a Tostan village ten years ago. Currently about two million girls are subjected to FGC each year, primarily in Africa.

Who Will Help the Estimated 39 Million Child Sexual Abuse Survivors in America?

Laguna Niguel, California (PRWEB) January 22, 2008

A year ago Diane Cranley’s world was turned upside down when her youngest daughter confided to her that she was being sexually abused. Cranley began her search for additional victims of her daughter’s perpetrator and found others he had abused and others he was grooming.

Caught up in the midst of a legal battle, Cranley made a courageous decision. Rather than becoming a forgotten statistic, Cranley created the non-profit corporation TAALK, Talk About Abuse to Liberate Kids. The organization was formed to increase awareness of the child sexual abuse epidemic, with a focus on victims who are abused by a family member or someone they know and trust.

“I chose this focus because more than 90 percent of children who are sexually abused know their abusers,” said Cranley. “This means fewer than 10 percent of abusers are strangers.”

TAALK’s vision is to inspire community coalitions to accept responsibility for educating their residents on how to better protect the children in their community from child sexual abuse.

Its TAALK Today awareness program includes a top down media campaign as well as a grass roots network of members who are committed to spreading the word about the child sexual abuse epidemic. Members personally invite their family, friends and acquaintances to join the movement. The focus of this awareness program is to make child sexual abuse and its prevention an acceptable topic of every day discussion. The program also encourages the public to take action to protect children.

On January 18, 2008, TAALK launched its new website, http://www.taalk.org. In addition to the TAALK Today awareness program and primary prevention education, TAALK provides support services to victims and their families and provides prevention program consulting to youth serving organizations. The website is filled with valuable information to help individuals, organizations and communities prevent child sexual abuse.

“TAALK’s mission is to break the silence that surrounds child sexual abuse,” said Cranley. “We want to shift public consciousness from passive acceptance to the belief that ‘There is No Excuse for Sexual Abuse.’ Our efforts will raise awareness of the existing epidemic and educate the public to take action to protect children.”

According to the American Psychological Association, “Accurate statistics on the prevalence of child and adolescent sexual abuse are difficult to collect because of problems of underreporting and the lack of one definition of what constitutes such abuse. However, there is general agreement among mental health and child protection professionals that child sexual abuse is not uncommon and is a serious problem in the United States.”

For additional information on preventing child sexual abuse, contact Diane Cranley or visit http://www.taalk.org.

About TAALK:

TAALK, Talk About Abuse to Liberate Kids, is a non-profit corporation formed to increase awareness of the child sexual abuse epidemic, with a focus on victims who are abused by a family member or someone they know and trust.

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IKEA Raises Over $35 Million Dollars From Soft Toy Campaign


Conshohocken, PA (PRWEB) March 3, 2010

No one can dispute. Every child should be given the opportunity to have a good education. Its their future. Our future. Its a childs right. Yet everyday, millions of children around the world dont have access to a quality education. It could be lack of materials, quality trained teachers, disabilities; the reasons are long and complex.

IKEA believes children are the most important people in the world. And every year, during holiday shopping time, IKEA reaches out to its customers to give back through the sale of their soft toy sales campaign titled One euro is a fortune. For every IKEA Soft Toy sold between November 1 – December 24, 1 euro (approximately $ 1.47 US dollar)* goes to IKEA global partners UNICEF and Save the Children to support childrens educational needs in developing areas such as Asia, Africa, China, Viet Nam and many others.

Since the program inception in 2003, IKEA has raised over $ 35 million US dollars globally from in-store IKEA soft toy sales (November 1 December 24th) and contributed to improving education for approximately 8 million children in more than 30 countries. The past 2009 year campaign raised over $ 10 million dollars, a record high in past donations. The Soft Toy campaign is driven by the IKEA Social Initiative; a commitment to developing communities with the mission to improve childrens rights and opportunities.

IKEA has been a key partner of UNICEF for many years, contributing to our programs to save and improve the lives of children worldwide, said President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Caryl Stern. With the help of record high donations this past year, we continue to promote the rights of every child to a healthy, secure childhood and access to quality education. UNICEF is proud to have a strong corporate partner with a deep commitment to social responsibility and direct engagement with issues affecting children and we hope this important partnership stays strong for many years to come.

Save the Children will use the 2009 donation for the following programs; in Russia to combat discrimination of disabled children, in Albania to improve learning for children at risk of exploitation and trafficking, in Vietnam to increase access to quality basic education for disadvantaged children, and in Bangladesh to improve educational services for children of indigenous groups.

We are very grateful to IKEA for their generous support, which has enabled us to provide quality education to children living in some of the poorest, most remote communities in the world, said Charlie MacCormack, President and CEO of Save the Children. Through our partnership, we have been able to reach thousands of young people who would otherwise have little opportunity to learn and develop the skills they need for the future.

Through the commitment of IKEA customers, IKEA has been able to increase its support to UNICEF and Save the Children each year, making a substantial impact on improving the education of millions of children. Additionally, IKEA remains the largest global corporate donor to UNICEF with donations exceeding $ 180 million dollars.

*With each purchase, between November 1 December 24, approximately 1 euro is split between UNICEF and Save the Childrens educational programs.

About IKEA: IKEA places great value on life at home. Since its 1943 founding in Sweden, IKEA has offered home furnishings and accessories of good design and functional living solutions at prices so low that the majority of the people can afford them. Currently there are more than 300 IKEA stores in 37 countries, including 48 in North America (11 in Canada; 37 in the US). IKEA has six distribution centers in North America, with a manufacturing facility in Danville, VA. IKEA has been named to BusinessWeeks List of The Best Global Brands (August 7, 2006) and for four consecutive years, Working Mother magazines annual list of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers. IKEA was listed in March 2007, on Fast Companys Fast 50, for its environmentally responsible products, as well as five consecutive years, Training magazines annual list of top companies that excel at human capital development. IKEA incorporates environmentally friendly efforts into day-to-day business and continuously supports initiatives that benefit causes such as children and the environment including UNICEF, Save the Children and American Forests. To visit the IKEA Web site, please go to http://www.IKEA-usa.com. To learn more about IKEA environmental and social responsibility action and programs, visit http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_US/about_ikea/index.html

About UNICEF: UNICEF has saved more childrens lives than any other humanitarian organization in the world. Working in over 150 countries, UNICEF provides children with health care, clean water, nutrition, education, emergency relief, and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF supports UNICEFs work through fundraising, advocacy, and education in the United States. UNICEF is at the forefront of efforts to reduce child mortality worldwide. There has been substantial progressthe annual number of under-five deaths dropped from 13 million in 1990 to 8.8 million in 2008. But still, 24,000 children die each day from preventable causes. Our mission is to do whatever it takes to make that number zero by giving children the essentials for a safe and healthy childhood. For more information, visit http://www.unicefusa.org.

Save The Children: Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world. For more than 75 years, Save the Children has been helping children survive and thrive by improving their health, education and economic opportunities and, in times of acute crisis, mobilizing rapid life-saving assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. For more information, please visit http://www.savethechildren.org. Save the Children USA is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, a global network of 29 independent Save the Children organizations working to ensure the well-being and protection of children in more than 120 countries.

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UN Foundation Commits $400 Million to the Secretary-Generals Global Strategy for Womens and Childrens Health


Washington, DC (Vocus) September 20, 2010

As part of a growing global consensus that improving women’s and children’s health is the best way to help achieve all of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the UN Foundation is committing $ 400 million, together with its partners, to make motherhood safer, educate and empower more adolescent girls, and protect children from preventable diseases. The commitment, made today at the start of the United Nations Summit in New York, will support the UN Secretary-Generals Global Strategy on Womens and Childrens Health, which will be unveiled in New York on September 22, 2010.

Investing in womens and childrens health is one of the best ways to advance all of the Millennium Development Goals and has always been a priority for the Foundation, said Timothy E. Wirth, President of the UN Foundation. It is unacceptable that more than 350,000 women die every year as a result of complications during pregnancy. The world can stop this from happening. We all have the tools and the resources to make a difference and we must accelerate our collective efforts.

This commitment will be delivered as part of the UN Foundation’s work with UN agencies and partners already underway to address global health priorities and those that will be launched over the next five years. The Foundation is bringing together partners and resources to help the UN address key global health priorities, including childhood immunizations, malaria prevention, improved health for adolescent girls, access to reproductive health supplies and services, clean cooking solutions, and up-to-date mobile technologies for improved health care. This includes:

Delta Dental Donates $250 Million Over Five Years


Oak Brook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) February 07, 2011

Over the past five years, uninsured children and adults seeking dental care through charity dental clinics, children participating in Head Start programs, students pursing degrees in dentistry and dental hygiene, and dentists trying to retire massive debts have benefited from $ 250 million in grants and donations from Delta Dental member companies throughout the country.

People in every state have benefited from Delta Dental grants and donations, said Chris Pyle, director of public relations for the Delta Dental Plans Association. Whether it is mobile dental units in Washington, South Dakota or Arkansas; entertaining education programs in New Jersey, Connecticut, Missouri, Michigan or Oklahoma; school-based sealant programs in Wisconsin or Colorado; safety net dental clinics in California, New Mexico or Pennsylvania; or Head Start kids in Minnesota or Kansas, Delta Dental is having a huge impact on the lives of underserved adults and kids.

Delta Dental plans to continue investing in oral health, and thats good news for the millions of adults who will remain without dental coverage even after health care reform mandates are fully implemented. Under health care reform, beginning in 2014, adults will be required to purchase health insurance or else pay a fine. Part of the coverage they will be required to purchase is a yet-to-be-defined package of dental benefits for their children. For the first time, parents shopping for medical and dental benefits will be able to do so via state insurance exchanges, where theyll also have access to varying levels of subsidies.

When crafting the language for the health insurance mandate, Congress was careful to protect a parents right to purchase a childs dental coverage from a dental benefits expert, such as Delta Dental. Whether parents acquire this pediatric dental coverage from Delta Dental or some other carrier, millions of currently uninsured children will soon have access to coverage for the first time. Still, the legislation did nothing to ensure dental coverage for adults and, unfortunately, even for the children, access to coverage does not always translate into access to care.

Access may always be an issue, said Pyle. While health care reform will mean new coverage options for children, if historical trends continue, we know that access to care for low-income Americans and their children will remain a challenge. Thats why Delta Dental remains committed to supporting programs that link children and adults to the care they need.

Each year, Delta Dental member companies donate millions of dollars to support programs such as mobile dental units that visit schools in underserved areas, school-based dental clinics and sealant programs, charity dental clinics, Give Kids a Smile programs, fun interactive oral health education programs for children and their teachers, and programs aimed at increasing the supply of dentists through school loan repayment programs and dental school scholarships.

For more information on Delta Dentals charitable activities in your state, visit deltadental.com.

The not-for-profit Delta Dental Plans Association, based in Oak Brook, Ill., is the leading national network of independent dental service corporations specializing in providing dental benefits programs to more than 54 million Americans in more than 93,000 employee groups throughout the country.

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Eleanor Foundation Awards $1.2 Million to Innovative Programs Serving Women in Chicago


Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 19, 2011

The Eleanor Foundation, a research-driven grant-maker focused on promoting the economic self-sufficiency of female heads-of-households, today announced $ 1,271,000 in grants to eleven Chicago-area nonprofit organizations offering programs that help women advance in the workplace and achieve sustained economic independence.

The grants support and develop the Eleanor Network, a citywide system of organizations and programs with which the Eleanor Foundation is collaborating in order to address the needs of female heads-of-households with incomes between $ 10,000 and $ 40,000.

“More than 330,000 households in the Chicago region are headed by working women who earn less than a livable wage, making an average income of $ 19,000 per year,” said Rosanna A. M

Lutheran World Relief, The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod and United Nations Foundation Announce $45 Million Campaign to Fight Malaria

Detroit, MI (PRWEB) June 30, 2011

Lutheran World Relief(LWR), The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod (LCMS) and the United Nations (UN) Foundation announced on Monday an unprecedented partnership to mobilize Lutherans in the United States in the fight against malaria in Africa.

The campaign, called the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI), aims to raise $ 45 million to contribute toward the global goal of eliminating malaria deaths in Africa by 2015. Malaria, a preventable and treatable disease, continues to devastate communities and perpetuate a cycle of poverty. According to the World Health Organization, nearly 1 million people die of malaria each year and every 45 seconds a child dies in Africa. In many communities where LWR and the LCMS work, extreme poverty creates conditions that allow malaria to take hold and spread with deadly consequence.

At a news conference held Monday at Detroits Historic Trinity Lutheran Church, leaders of the LMI partnership joined representatives from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund), to announce the campaign and discuss the crucial role of churches and faith-based institutions in the effort to end malaria deaths.

Rev. John Nunes, president and CEO of Lutheran World Relief, opened the news conference. I am excited to be here today with the LMI partners, Nunes said. This is a day that has been years in the making, and for which millions around the world have been waiting.

Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod, spoke next. The Lutheran footprint for providing care and mercy to those suffering is enormous, Harrison said. For decades, we have been working with partners and fellow Lutherans at the end of the dirt road. Today, we are delighted to come alongside the LMI partners to take a huge bite out of this horrid disease.

Gloria Edwards, co-chair of the LMI National Campaign Cabinet, offered insights on her inspiration for becoming involved in the initiative. My husband and I believe in saying yes to the open doors God places before us, she said. We went to East Africa not long ago and saw a young woman in a malaria-induced coma. We also saw other young children who demonstrated how to use a bed net, and how to let their parents know when they are not feeling well so that they can be taken to the doctor. We are excited to be a part of helping more children and families know how to prevent malaria as well as what to do when they get sick with the disease.

In closing the news conference, Nicolas Demey, corporate partnerships officer with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, said, It is an honor to work with LMI to help end malaria deaths in Africa. We have the tools and know what we need to do to end these needless deaths. We can do it.

Following Mondays news conference, Kathy Calvin, CEO of the UN Foundation, added: Between 40 percent and 60 percent of health care in developing countries is provided by faith-based organizations, like our Lutheran partners, Calvin said. It is inspiring to see how the Lutheran community in the U.S. can help the UN reach families in rural villages on the other side of the world.

The news conference is available online at http://www.youtube.com/lutheranmalariavideo.

Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Lutheran World Relief is an international nonprofit organization that works to end poverty and injustice by empowering some of the worlds most impoverished communities to help themselves. With partners around the world, LWR seeks to promote sustainable development with justice and dignity by helping communities bring about change for healthy, safe and secure lives; engage in Fair Trade; promote peace and reconciliation; and respond to emergencies. LWR is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, and has worked in international development and relief since 1945.

LWR is a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod (LCMS), individuals and parish groups in international relief, development, advocacy, and social responsibility.

The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod (LCMS)

The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod is a mission-oriented, Bible-based, confessional Christian denomination headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Founded in 1847, the church body, which ranks as one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, has more than 2.3 million baptized members in some 6,200 congregations and more than 9,000 pastors. In addition, the LCMS owns and operates KFUO radio, two seminaries, and 10 colleges and universities. Its congregations operate the largest Protestant parochial school system in America.

The LCMS has relationships and active mission work in some 88 countries around the world and, in the last five years, has awarded more than $ 35 million through more than 900 domestic and international grants for emergency response and disaster relief. Today, the LCMS is in full doctrinal fellowship with 33 other confessional Lutheran church bodies worldwide and is a founding partner of Lutheran Services in America, a social ministry organization serving one in every 50 Americans.

The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation)

The United Nations Foundation, a public charity, was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turners historic $ 1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. The UN Foundation is an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas and resources to help the UN solve global problems. They build partnerships, grow constituencies, mobilize resources and advocate policy changes to support the UNs work for individual and global progress. The Foundations workfocused on select global problemsis decreasing child mortality, improving disaster relief, protecting diverse cultures and environments, creating a clean energy future, empowering women and girls, and improving U.S.-UN relations.

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (The Global Fund)

The Global Fund is a unique, public-private partnership and international financing institution dedicated to attracting and disbursing additional resources to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS, TB and malaria. This partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and affected communities represents an innovative approach to international health financing. The Global Funds model is based on the concepts of country ownership and performance-based funding, which means that people in countries implement their own programs based on their priorities and the Global Fund provides financing on the condition that verifiable results are achieved.

Since its creation in 2002, the Global Fund has become the main financier of programs to fight AIDS, TB and malaria, with approved funding of US$ 21.7 billion for more than 600 programs in 150 countries (as of December 2010). The Global Fund works in close collaboration with other bilateral and multilateral organizations to supplement existing efforts in dealing with the three diseases.

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Mollen Immunization Clinics Hits One Million Immunizations


Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 27, 2011

Mollen Immunization Clinics, the nations largest independent mass immunizer announced today that on Friday, September 23 they delivered their one millionth influenza immunization since clinics began on September 1.

Our goal is to improve the health of America one immunization at a time, and we are proud that in the first 23 days of our season, we have taken one million steps toward that goal, said John Roehm, Mollens CEO. Now that flu season is in full swing, and there is heightened coverage in the media and awareness among the population as a whole, we hope that more Americans take the important step of getting a flu shot to protect their health as well as the health of their family and community.

Mollen began operating immunization clinics on September 1 and plans to run approximately 150,000 clinics by years end. Mollen is employing over 40,000 nurses to execute clinics in all fifty states. Clinics will be held at retailers, employers, schools, churches and other community locations.

Mollen is a contracted immunization provider for most major insurance plans including Medicare part B. As a result, most individuals can receive their flu shot with no co-pay and at no out-of-pocket expense.

Individuals can visit http://www.FluShotsUSA.com to find clinic locations, services offered and pre-register for immunizations. Individuals may also walk-in to any clinic location without an appointment.

About Mollen Immunization Clinics

Mollen Immunization Clinics is one of the largest and most trusted providers of child and adult immunizations and health screening services in the United States. In 2011, Mollen and its nationwide network of 40,000 nurses will operate approximately 150,000 immunization clinics and health and wellness events at drugstores, supermarkets, shopping centers, corporations, schools, governments (city, county, state & federal) and a variety of community locations in all 50 states. Mollen strives to be the most convenient and cost-effective provider of healthcare, delivering services where people live, work, play, shop, learn and worship. Over the last 22 years, Mollen has earned the trust and confidence of millions of patients and thousands of companies and institutions. Learn more at http://www.FluShotsUSA.com.

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