Lorie Southerland, operations assistant for the Fort Bragg Fisher House, said, “The Fisher House runs solely on donations, so every contribution goes a long way in making a big difference in the lives of soldiers and their families. On behalf of the Fisher House Foundation, I’d like to thank U-TECK for its generosity.”
The Fisher House Foundation, Inc. (http://www.fisherhouse.org/
Linda Hoppmann, president and CFO, U-TECK, said, “As a North Carolina-based business for more than 25 years, U-TECK has always strived to give back to the community. The Fisher House is an extraordinary organization that cares for our veterans, military personnel and their families. Our contribution to the Fort Bragg Fisher House will help us show our personal gratitude to the men and women of our military and to help ensure that they have accommodations and resources for themselves and their families while receiving treatment.”
In addition to supporting the Fisher House, U-TECK’s employees are committed to being responsible corporate citizens by supporting not only their community, but also local projects and organizations. The company focuses on programs that address business, education, services for veterans and the military, health and human services, as well as the environment. Hoppmann is currently the president of the Fayetteville Area Plant Managers Association, and represents the PMA through participation in the Economic Development Alliance of Cumberland County. She is also an active private sector member on the Cumberland County Workforce Development Board. Says Hoppmann, “A strong community provides the foundation for businesses and industries to grow and prosper.”
For more information about the Fisher House Foundation, visit www.fisherhouse.org or call (888) 294-8560.
U-TECK manufactures and supplies specialized products and services for the telecommunication, utility, municipal and transportation industries. Certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise, U-TECK is dedicated to developing high-quality, innovative solutions that simplify everyday jobs in the field, including the unique, 100 percent recycled WeedEnder (http://www.weedender.com)®